Commissioning And Tendering Jargon Buster

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Commissioning And Tendering Jargon Buster - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes commissioning?
    • A. 

      The process of buying services to meet a need.

    • B. 

      The process of deciding what services are needed, acquiring them & ensuring they meet requirements.

    • C. 

      An organisation’s response to a requirement for a service.

    • D. 

      The new name for grants.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes procurement?
    • A. 

      The process of buying services to meet a need.

    • B. 

      The process of deciding what services are needed, acquiring them & ensuring they meet requirements.

    • C. 

      An organisation’s response to a requirement for a service.

    • D. 

      The new name for grants.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes tendering?
    • A. 

      The process of buying services to meet a need.

    • B. 

      The process of deciding what services are needed, acquiring them & ensuring they meet requirements.

    • C. 

      An organisation’s response to a requirement for a service.

    • D. 

      The new name for grants.

  • 4. 
    What does the acronym PQQ stand for? 
    • A. 

      Post-Qualification Questionnaire

    • B. 

      Practice Quotation Questions

    • C. 

      Pre-Qualification Questionnaire

    • D. 

      Premium Quality Quotent

  • 5. 
    When might you be required to complete a PQQ?
    • A. 

      In answer to a contract specification.

    • B. 

      Once we've been selected to deliver a contract.

    • C. 

      Before being invited to tender for a contract.

    • D. 

      At any point - they're issued at random by the local authority.

  • 6. 
    Which of these tender would present 'value for money' in commissioning terms?
    • A. 

      The lowest-cost tender.

    • B. 

      The tender which balances quality provision with reasonable cost.

    • C. 

      The tender with the most added value.

    • D. 

      The tender from the organisation with the best track record.

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