Course Outline

This tender writing workshop is the ideal, practical guide to tender writing for any business seeking to attain funding by applying for tenders. This is a practical step by step workshop where tenders from both the public and private sector will be assessed and participants will have the opportunity to draft tender applications in class and have them assessed by the facilitator. A discussion will also take place with regard to current developments in the sector.

Topics include

  • Public and Private Sector Tenders – what is out there?
  • Practical Tender Writing Tips and Budgets
  • Acquittal of Tender & Evaluation
  • Tender Writing – Do’s & Dont’s
  • The benefits of Tendering for your Business
  • What is RFT and how does a business approach such?

Ideal For..

Anyone who wants a greater understanding of Tender writing and businesses preparing to tender or respond to Request for Tender (RFT).


  • Understand the many facets and requirements of quality tender writing.
  • Be familiar with the content required within a quality tender.
  • Have the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions with your professional colleagues on issues relating to tender writing.

What to Bring

Note pad and pen/pencil

About the Presenter: Keith Whelan

Keith presently works liaising with all sectors for the community both public and private sector, sourcing grants and funding. Keith has consulted with Local, State and Federal Government in Australia as well as a number of not for profit organisations, charities, sporting clubs, environmental groups, the university sector and businesses across the country.

Other information

Recommended Readings
Winning government tenders: How to understand the Australian tendering process and write proposals that win consistent business by Maurice Downing, Woodslane Press (25 June 2014)

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct

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