ONLINE: Using Request for Proposals - 4/14/22 (Thursday)

TDI Instructor Led Training - 8 hours                   Register Here


This workshop provides “hands-on” experience in developing RFPs used in the public sector. Participants will develop a thorough understanding of the RFP process and how to incorporate skills learned into future procurements. Participants will learn by practical application in addition to classroom theory.

  • Using the Request for Proposal Method
  • Proposal Development (Statement of Work, Payment Types, Services vs. Commodities)
  • Pre-Proposal Conferences
  • Proposal Submission
  • Evaluation and Selection (Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Teams, Determining Competitive Range)
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Contract Award and Execution


  • Identify the most appropriate circumstances for using the RFP method
  • Develop a Statement of Work, the foundation of an RFP
  • Learn technical writing skills for RFP development
  • Understand the different payment methods and how to select the appropriate method
  • Develop an Evaluation Scoring Matrix
  • Apply various methods of evaluation and selection
  • Recognize model contract language for contracts



Target Audience

All public procurement professionals responsible for the development of RFPs Program staff who develop RFPs Anyone interested in learning how to develop RFPs for the public sector


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