Strategic and Compliant Bid Evaluation and Vendor Selection

May 1, 2014 4:00pm

Ryan R. Chalmers
Dentons Canada LLP

  • How to develop appropriate and balanced evaluation criteria to evaluate submissions from suppliers
  • How to form an evaluation committee
  • How to determine whether or not a bid is compliant
  • How to qualify a supplier
    • What questions should be asked?
  • How to determine whether suppliers are working within acceptable ethical standards
  • When should a supplier be barred from bidding?
    • How to bar a supplier in an open and transparent manner
    • What are the new rules pertaining to debarment?
  • What alternatives are there to lowest bid selection?
  • What are the merits and pitfalls of qualifications-based selection?