Bid Package Development and Supplier Selection

Course Description

Bid Package Development and Supplier Selection is designed to deepen participants’ knowledge base of core activities in the procurement and supply management function. The program covers the sourcing process, specifications gathering, common bid package alternatives, cross-functional collaboration, and supplier evaluation and selection. Participants will walk away ready to develop bid packages more thoroughly to help drive sourcing decisions for their organizations. This “hands on” delivery focuses on the professional serving as the main liaison between the buying organization and the selling organization in the company sourcing process.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 26, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,200 18554

Special Discount

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Alumni:  If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: – Use coupon code SCL-Org

Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert

Who Should Attend

This course is ideal for sourcing initiative leaders, procurement professionals, project managers, finance analyst, contract managers and all procurement & supply management-related professionals involved with bid package development, bid package analysis, negotiations preparation, contracting and supplier selection activity.

How You Will Benefit

  • Increase knowledge base of solicitation options i.e. RFI, RFP, RFQ and which solicitation approach to apply based on your organization’s needs.
  • Enhance understanding of sourcing process and critical steps in the Bid Package development and delivery activities.
  • Better leverage and utilization of solicitation tools to drive successful development of bid packages.
  • Improve set up and execution of supplier selection scorecards to aid in identifying best Total Cost of Ownership alternatives.
  • Heighten understanding of executive communication to leverage leadership support throughout the organization.


  • Bid Package Development Overview
  • Sourcing Initiative Process Roadmap
  • Marketplace Analysis Tools
  • Bid Package Alternatives & Design
  • Supplier Selection & Communication

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown