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Best Value Basics Course (Online)

This is the only B-certified course in Europe that adresses Best Value from BOTH client and vendor side AND can be taken from anyplace and anywhere, at your own pace. 

The Best Value Basics Course = B-certification is a logical first step when you want to learn about Best Value. The 100% digital course consists of lessons with short 3 to 4 minute videos. The lessons are designed to find relevant information from a client and a vendor’s perspective. All phases of the Best Value approach are addressed, including real life examples. Finishing all lessons leads to an international accredited B certificate.

  • Developed by Best Value Experts (A+) trainers, under license of Arizona State University
  • Start immediately after enrollment, time and place independant
  • Register as a Best Value Expert with a B certificate

What is the essence?

In 2 hour time you will learn about the Best Value approach: the main principles and the methodology. What are the phases in the model, what happens in every step, to what relevance, what is needed and what pitfalls and failures are there to whatch out for when putting Best Value into practice.
With this Best Value Basics Course you can start directly after registration and learn about Best Value in an efficient way. The digital modules are designed to guide you through all phases of the model, step by step.

Your skills after the training?

After completing the digital course you can:

  • identify the phases and steps in the Best Value methodology as well as the pitfalls and failures in a Best Value project
  • participate in a Best Value project, for example as a member of the rating committee (client side) or as a bid team member (vendors side)
  • enroll in a B+ certified Masterclass

After having completed this course you can print your B certificate and will be registered on the website of Best Value Nederland, het platform van Best Value professionals in Europe. Being B-certified, you can enroll in a Best Value B+ Masterclass.

For whom?

This course is suitable for everyone that wants to know how the Best Value approach works, both vendor and client side and in different roles (procurement, account- , projectmanagement, sales).

Course topics

This course addresses the following topics:

  • Key prinicples, popularity and application
  • Paradigm change
  • How to start applying Best Value?
  • What is SMART and ‘dominant’
  • How to identify expertise?
    – Selection procedure
    – Setting award criteria, competitive range, ranking method
    – Identifying project goals, scope and requirements
  • How to show expertise?
    – Client analysis and preparing a Best Value bid
  • Interviews
  • Process and steps of the clarification phase
  • How to utilize expertise? Approach of the execution phase

Training configuration

  • 100% Digital course:
  • 28 3-4 minute videos, including real life examples
  • Multiple choice questions and answers to self test your knowledge
  • 12 month subscription, so you can use the content material as a reference, for example when you are involved in a Best Value project
  • Developed by Best Value Experts (A+) trainers, under license of Arizona State University

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