Tender for Design of Master’s in Business Administration

Tender for Design of Master’s in Business Administration

The University of Roehampton requires an online programme designer to develop an online/blended master’s in business administration programme.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2019/S 237-581701

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Roehampton
National registration number: 5161359
Postal address: Roehampton Lane
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW15 5PJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Aitor Cisneros
E-mail: aitor.cisneros@roehampton.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofroehampton/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofroehampton/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofroehampton/aspx/Home

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


MBS Design

Reference number: RUPR-40

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Roehampton requires an online programme designer to develop an online/blended master’s in business administration programme, targeted at the post-experience working professional market initially in China. The programme is to be fully online, but with a possible design that caters for students to attend optional face to face delivery of selected modules in Roehampton and at international hubs. There is the option to develop further on-line masters programmes and also to develop programmes for other markets. The designer is to bring core capabilities in online programme development and instructional design. The University’s detailed requirements are defined in the specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design of content for online masters in business studies.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Total project cost / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/12/2019
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 01/01/2022

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Should this project be successful, further online courses will be designed in the coming years. Our intention is to award to the same contractor.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ensemble Purchasing
Postal address: Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road
Town: London
Postal code: W1T 7NZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@lupc.ac.ukInternet address: https://www.lupc.ac.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://theroyalcourtsofjustice.com/

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: