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DID YOU MISS THE ECA(SA)'S FIRST FREE WEBINAR – THE PITFALLS OF TENDERING? LISTEN TO IT HERE! | ECASA
Imagine the field of tendering as an obstacle course fraught with hidden dangers that will cost valuable time and resources, money and possibly your reputation, not to mention the irritation and frustration associated with unnecessary delays, possible legal action and a compromised cash flow. However, with a map of the course and a suggested route in hand, contractors can avoid these traps. The ECA(SA)'s first free webinar, The Pitfalls of Tendering, was presented by Herman Kriel, MD of Brand Engineering SA on 25 April and his sage advice cleared the muddy waters and, in effect gave a 'map' to get contractors through the minefield of tendering in South Africa today. In this 60-minute presentation, 'The Pitfalls of Tendering', Kriel examined the following definitions: Tender submission – a poker game in which the losing hand wins. Tender sum – a wild guess carried out to two decimal places. Successful tenderer – a contractor who is wondering what he left out. Completion date – the