EVENT: Preparing Competitive Tenders for Industry and Government

EVENT: Preparing Competitive Tenders for Industry and Government

Are you thinking of responding to a tender? We will cover how to respond and outline the expectations involved with working with us.

Eventbrite Link: HERE – Booking is essential


About this event

This information session for ANU research, academic and professional staff provides an introduction to tendering, including finding out about tender opportunities for Category 2 and Category 3 research funding.

Whether you have used ANU Enterprise services before or not, we cover all critical steps in the tender process, including coordinating final approvals, submission and what happens next.


This presentation covers:

• How to prepare for successful bid outcomes with the Business Development team at ANU Enterprise

• The procurement process

• Preparing your CV

• Preparing your response to technical questions

• Types of tender responses

• How to find tender opportunities

• Understanding your response in a tender coordination plan

• What is contract review

• Understanding budgeting costing and pricing your services in line with ANU policy

• Risk assessment & management plans, and

• How to meet commercial expectations.

Note: Attendees that utilise our training are under no obligation to use ANU Enterprise for their bid response.


SpeakersElouise O’TooleJohn Shellard


This FREE free event will be held at:

ANU Enterprise

White Cliffs Meeting Room,

Suite 2, Level 2, 121, Marcus Clarke Street,

(Entrance via Childers Street foyer),

Canberra ACT 2601.



121 Marcus Clarke Street, access via Childers Street.

City West Car Park, access via Allsop Street.

Short-term street parking, Childers Street.

Short-term metered parking, Hobart Place.


Who should attend?

This event is for ANU academic and professional staff interested in understanding how to prepare successful tenders.

For staff with prior experience tendering or first-time participants in tendering, the presentation will cover the support available to you by ANU Enterprise. For those interested in finding out how to prepare for cross-school collaboration, ANU Enterprise will guide you on how to prepare for success.


Date and times

This event will take place on Thursday, 16 September 2021, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

Book your place via Eventbrite – registrations essential.


Further information

This event is a part of a series of information sessions run by ANU Enterprise. Other events in our series you may wish to register for: