4.1 Solicitation & Award
SECTION FOUR: SOLICITATION AND AWARD
4.1 KEY INFORMATION
4.1.1 SOLICITATION AND AWARD PHASE PROCESS FLOW
The Solicitation and Award phase of the procurement lifecycle is defined as the process of acquiring goods, services, or construction through an open, competitive solicitation process and includes the following steps: solicitation development; solicitation issuance; proposal receipt; evaluation; discussions (if applicable); and contract award.