Departments and agencies use a variety of solicitation methods to acquire goods and services through competitive contracts. This course covers two critical elements of the solicitation process: the statement of work and the evaluation criteria for bids submitted. Participants will learn how to write proper requirements to obtain their desired product or service and how to set evaluation criteria that will help select the appropriate bidder.
- identifying the components of a proper statement of work
- understanding the implications of trade agreements
- defining the requirements of the contract
- assessing, managing and mitigating contract risks
- selecting a contractor
To gain a better understanding of the subject matter, participants should complete the online course Overview of Procurement (C235) or the series Procurement Fundamentals (M500) – The Procurement Process (M501) before registering to Developing a Statement of Work and Evaluation Criteria (M711).