HOW DOES QBS WORK?

QBS is the Best Practice for core infrastructure

01

Issue a Request for Qualifications

Describe the general scope of services for the assignment

02

Develop Terms of Reference

Determine the general scope of services, evaluation criteria and weighting scores

03

Request Proposals from short-listed consultants

Obtain detailed information on the proposed assignment

04

Evaluate and Rank Proposals

Evaluate and rank consultants, perform reference checks and short-list three consultants

05

Jointly Define Scope with preferred consultant

Engage your highest-ranked firm and jointly finalize the scope of services

06

Negotiate a Fee

Use the agreed scope of services to create a supporting client-consultant agreement

07

Award assignment based on the agreed scope and fees

Finalize formal consulting contract for the agreed project scope and fee estimate.

WHO USES QBS?

Examples and testimonials show how and why QBS works

QBS Profiles