Specification Writing (March 8, 2019)

TDI Instructor Led Training - 9 hours                                                                    Register Here

This workshop provides "hands-on" experience in developing specifications for the procurement of goods and services. Participants will develop a thorough understanding of the specification writing process and how to incorporate skills learned into future procurements. Participants will learn by practical application in addition to classroom theory.
 
  • Importance of Specifications
  • Identify Need and Define Objectives
  • Types of Specifications
  • Brand Names/Approved Product Lists
  • Services vs. Products
  • Planning and Organizing Techniques
  • Formatting the Document
  • Technical Writing Tips
  • Determining Minimum Requirements
  • Writing a Statement of Work
  • Payment Methods

Objectives

  • Understand technical writing skills necessary for specification development.
  • Recognize the different types of specifications and when to use each type.
  • Understand the importance of language use in specification writing.
  • Learn how to write specifications that can be easily administered and monitored.
  • Write a competitive, technical specification that is clear, concise, complete and well formatted.

Price

$310.00
 

Special Instructions

A Catered lunch will be provided
Classes will be held at 616 Six Flags Dr. Arlington, TX campus
 

Target Audience

New purchasers who want to understand a basic fundamental skill in government procurement - specification writing. Veteran purchasers who want to improve their technical writing skills. Non-purchasing staff who prepare and submit user requirements to purchasing departments.
 

Subjects

Contracts & Purchasing Academy


Refunds

100% for withdrawal 14 days prior to session start date
50% for withdrawal 5 days prior to session start date