Tender for Developing an Entrepreneurial Brand

Tender for Developing an Entrepreneurial Brand

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses 2 – Developing an Entrepreneurial Brand 2013 – 2015.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Cowan House, , Inverness Retail and Business Park,

Inverness

IV27GF

UK

HIE Sectors, Innovation & Programmes Team

+44 1463244327

innovation@hient.co.uk
http://www.hie.co.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Cowan House, Inverness Retail and Business Park,

Inverness

IV27GF

UK

HIE Sectors, Innovation & Programmes Team

+44 1463244327

innovation@hient.co.uk
http://www.hie.co.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses 2 – Developing an Entrepreneurial Brand 2013 – 2015

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Highlands and Islands Enterprise are working in partnership with Scottish Enterprise to deliver a high value programme of entrepreneurship support to ambitious entrepreneurs and businesses in Scotland. The “Entrepreneurial Masterclass” programme of activity will continue the most successful elements of the previous Entrepreneurs Growth Programme (EGP) that was delivered by HIE from 2009-12 but will be tailored to HIE and SE’s needs going forward. Master class topics will cover the process of building and successfully growing an entrepreneurial company.

This invitation to tender is for services to deliver (in Inverness) ‘Entrepreneurship Masterclass 2 – Developing an Entrepreneurial Brand’ once per year over a 3 year period from 2013-2015 covering the following areas:

– Why have a brand?

– How to establish and build your brand.

– Brand analysis.

– Defining your brand’s character to reflect your company’s core values.

– Creating a vision and brand promise.

– Expressing the brand through branded materials.

– How to protect your brand – IA, IP and copyright protection.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

159999 other Consultancy
261100 Professional and Advisory Services

120 … Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

It is intended that this Masterclass will be delivered in 1 day and each Masterclass will be delivered once per year in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The budget currently available is between £16,000 and £19,500 (maximum) (excluding VAT) over 3 years.

It is anticipated that the contract will be let for a period of 3 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract Conditions.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Minimum Level of Indemnity Insurance: £250,000.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  11-01-2013

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
25-01-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  19-02-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

In order to register your interest in this Tender and obtain all the necessary documentation, you must send a request in writing to innovation@hient.co.uk with the wording Entrepreneurship Masterclass 2 Tender in the subject line of your email.

All Tender documentation will be sent directly to you via email.

All Tender submissions must also be returned via email to innovation@hient.co.uk by the deadline date outlined in the Tender documentation.

Clarification requests should also be made via email to innovation@hient.co.uk and any responses will be provided (anonymously) to all candidates who have requested Tender documentation.

Please Note: Highlands and Islands Enterprise will be closed from the 25th December 2012 to the 2nd of January 2013.

(SC Ref:246522)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

14-12-2012

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