Introduction to Tendering


This practical workshop is designed for small businesses who are new to quotes and tendering in either government or private procurement, or for those who made a start but do not understand the requirements. The session will provide you with tips on how to work out if tendering is the right for your business and give insight and real-life experiences to build your knowledge and confidence to successful tendering. We will go through every section of a local government request for tender to get a better understanding of the rules of tendering and how to make sure you are ready to start.

Main topics covered

This workshop will:

  • Explain the requirements for tendering and quoting
  • Provide tips and the tools to be tender ready
  • Determine gaps in business systems and processes which could be preventing you from tendering
  • Discuss the pros and cons of tendering for business growth

Who it's for

This workshop is for people who are new to tendering, or have tried previously without success.


This workshop is free of charge.

About the presenter

Ichiban Commercial Solutions provides a range of practical workshops to help remove barriers to winning government tenders. The workshop is presented by Principal Procurement Advisor, Celia Jordaan. As a small business owner herself, Celia understands your situation, and combines this knowledge with her corporate and international experience in law, procurement, and the managment of risk and contractors.