The Request for Proposal (RFP) is a tool includes the technical and financial used by organizations to solicit bids from vendors for goods and services. More importantly however, the RFP itself is an important document in project management. This course will start by identifying the characteristics of a successful RFP, and then will follow the RFP process step-by-step to construct a request that will meet those characteristics. The course will allow participants to gain hands-on experience in writing and evaluating RFPs, both by creating their own RFP and by researching and evaluating RFPs.
To enhance the participant’s knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for understanding the philosophy and benefits of project management,.
By the end of this course the participant will be able to:
Understand what is an RFP and why to be written
Determine qualities of a successful RFP
Differentiate between RFP (Request for Proposal) vs. RFI (Request for Information)
Plan and prepare RFP
Determine administrative requirements
Determine technical requirements
Determine management requirements
Tender and contract managers, project managers and engineers, purchasing managers, specification and standards engineers, materials managers, quality engineers, design engineers, and product engineers