About this course

This bidding skills masterclass is about the art of pre-mortems. Gain a competitive edge by learning how to implement them with practical guidance that is proven to work.
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Selected as a must-see session at APMP's global Winning Business Virtual Experience

The coveted Palm Award goes to the best presentations based on session attendance, speaker and APMP staff feedback, and a special committee.

The pre-mortem presentation was described by APMP as "spellbinding" and "completely different to anything we’ve seen". See for youself completely free.

Winner of the APMP Winning Business Virtual Experience Palm Award given to the 4 must-see presentations

Is it for me?

This course is recommended for anyone who is:

  • Responsible for leading bids

  • Responsible for their company’s bid processes

  • Involved in bid qualification and capture

  • Targeted with winning bids

  • Interested in learning new techniques to stand out from the crowd

What other people say

5 star rating

Brilliant bite sized course!

Rebecca Ridley

Just about to start capture planning for a new strategic bid - timing and content couldn't be better!!

Just about to start capture planning for a new strategic bid - timing and content couldn't be better!!

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We love pre-mortems so much that we think everyone should do them. Plus, we’ve already introduced them to the world of APMP, so it’d be rude to charge for it. It’ll probably be the best money you’ve never spent on learning. All we ask is for a referral if you like it.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • What to expect

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Running pre-mortems

    • Why do we need another technique?

    • Learning from HRO

    • How to run a pre-mortem

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

What's included?

You get instant and continuous access to an integrated elearning system with a range of benefits.

  • Track your progress and achievement with your own student dashboard

  • Download free supporting tools for immediate impact

  • Actionable step-by-step guide to implement the learning straight away

Liked this course?

We have a selection of focussed masterclasses, flagship courses covering broad subjects, and APMP certification learning and support.

Still got questions?

If you still have questions then give us a call (+44 07590 402289) or drop us an email.