Training and workshops

Geoff Yale Consultancy offers training and development and workshops to support its bid and tender management service, by offering bespoke training to suit all types of client.

This training can be bespoke to one client or offered to many clients in a workshop format.

A very popular workshop offered is the

Public sector Workshop – How to increase success

This is a one day workshop which has been designed as an introduction to the tender process to

  • Identify Opportunities
  • Decide on which opportunities to pursue
  • Bid preparation
  • Bid writing
  • Tender reviews

This workshop has been running for 18 months and been adopted by

Orvia Enterprise Ltd of Leyland and Community& Business Partners in Blackburn, who both provide Growth mentoring, business skills and business support

And the workshops are also now being held with North & West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce (at their Training facilities), Cornwall Chamber of Commerce and the Plymouth & Devon Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

The next dates for these workshops are:

Bid Writing-Beyond the Basics

  •  Wednesday 13th June 2018 (NW Lancashire Chamber – Blackpool)
  • Thursday 5th July 2018 (Orr Medical, Chorley)
  • Thursday 30th August 2018 (NW Lancashire Chamber-Blackpool)
  • Thursday 29th November 2018 (NW Lancashire Chamber-Blackpool)

Writing Bids and Tenders -The Fundamentals

  • Thursday 7th June 2018  (NW Lancashire Chamber – Blackpool)
  • Tuesday 11th September 2018  (NW Lancashire Chamber – Blackpool)
  • Wednesday 12th December 2018  (NW Lancashire Chamber – Blackpool)

For more details about the workshops and their locations, please see the Events page.

A copy of the workshop presentation and the workshop handouts can be downloaded separately from the links below, or as a single compressed (zip) file.

Presentation slides: GYC – Public Sector Workshop slides – 29th Dec 16

Credit report companies: GYC-Credit-Report-Companies
De-brief form: GYC-De-brief-Form
Due North Portals:GYC-Workshop-Handout-Due-North-Portals
Online portals: GYC-Workshop-Handout-Online-Portals
Policy review template: GYC-Policy-Review-Template
Tender pricing evaluation: GYC-Tender-Pricing

ALL Workshop Handouts (zip archive): GYC-Workshop Handouts Sept 2017

The websites to the above mentioned companies can be found on the useful links page.


If you are interested in us presenting one of our introductory workshops at your event, please Contact us to discuss the options.