Proposal Writing

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Proposal Writing

A good proposal doesn"t just outline what product or service you would like to create or deliver. It does so in such a way that the reader feels it is the only logical choice. Your participants will explore the proposal writing process including the most common types of proposals.

The Proposal Writing workshop will take participants through each step of the proposal writing process, from understanding why they are writing a proposal; to gathering information; to writing and proofreading; through to creating the final, professional product.


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Everything you need to teach a one-day workshop for Proposal Writing:

  • Training Manuals
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Instructor's Guide
  • Quick Reference Job Aids
  • Icebreakers, Activities,
     & Exercise Files
  • Pre-Assignments,
    Pre-/Post-Assessments
  • Promotional Advertorials
  • Lesson Plans with Flip Chart Notes


Also available: training video clips, editable books, audiobook workshops, e-learning, and cloud-based LMS.

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Proposal Writing Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
Module Two: Understanding Proposals
  • What is a Proposal?
  • The Proposal Writing Process
  • Types of Proposals
  • About Requests for Proposals
Module Three: Beginning the Proposal Writing Process
  • Identifying Your Purpose and Your Audience
  • Performing a Needs Analysis
  • Writing the Goal Statement
Module Four: Preparing an Outline
  • A General Format
  • Special Sections
  • Creating a Framework
  • Getting Down to Details
Module Five: Finding Facts
  • Identifying Resources
  • Using the Internet as a Resource
  • Organizing Your Information
Module Six: Writing Skills (I)
  • Spelling and Grammar
  • Working with Words
  • Constructing Sentences
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Mastering Voice
                                      Module Seven: Writing Skills (II)
                                      • Creating Paragraphs
                                      • Creating Strong Transitions
                                      • Building to Conclusions
                                      Module Eight: Writing the Proposal
                                      • Educating the Evaluator
                                      • Ghosting the Competition
                                      • Using Illustrations
                                      Module Nine: Checking for Readability
                                      • Checking for Clarity
                                      • Reading for Your Audience
                                      • Using the Readability Index
                                      Module Ten: Proofreading and Editing
                                      • Proofreading Like a Pro
                                      • Editing Techniques
                                      • Checking the Facts
                                      • The Power of Peer Review
                                      Module Eleven: Adding the Final Touches
                                      • Our Top Typesetting Tips
                                      • Achieving a Professional Look and Feel
                                      • Creating the Final Package
                                      Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
                                      • Words from the Wise
                                      • Review of Parking Lot
                                      • Lessons Learned
                                      • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

                                                                          Administrative Skills

                                                                          1. Administrative Office Procedures
                                                                          2. Administrative Support
                                                                          3. Archiving and Records Management
                                                                          4. Basic Bookkeeping
                                                                          5. Business Writing
                                                                          6. Collaborative Business Writing
                                                                          7. Executive and Personal Assistants
                                                                          8. Meeting Management
                                                                          9. Organizational Skills
                                                                          10. Social Media In The Workplace
                                                                          11. Supply Chain Management

                                                                          Career Development

                                                                          1. Assertiveness And Self-Confidence
                                                                          2. Communication Strategies
                                                                          3. Creative Problem Solving
                                                                          4. Developing Creativity
                                                                          5. Digital Citizenship
                                                                          6. Entrepreneurship
                                                                          7. Interpersonal Skills
                                                                          8. mLearning Essentials
                                                                          9. Negotiation Skills
                                                                          10. Personal Branding
                                                                          11. Project Management
                                                                          12. Telework And Telecommuting
                                                                          13. Ten Soft Skills You Need
                                                                          14. The Cloud and Business
                                                                          15. Time Management
                                                                          16. Women in Leadership

                                                                          Human Resources

                                                                          1. Business Succession Planning
                                                                          2. Contract Management
                                                                          3. Crisis Management
                                                                          4. Developing a Lunch and Learn
                                                                          5. Diversity and Inclusion
                                                                          6. Employee Onboarding
                                                                          7. Employee Recruitment
                                                                          8. Employee Termination Processes
                                                                          9. Generation Gaps
                                                                          10. Health and Wellness at Work
                                                                          11. Hiring Strategies
                                                                          12. Human Resource Management
                                                                          13. Managing Workplace Harassment
                                                                          14. Measuring Results From Training
                                                                          15. Millennial Onboarding
                                                                          16. Office Health And Safety
                                                                          17. Talent Management
                                                                          18. Train-The-Trainer
                                                                          19. Universal Safety Practices
                                                                          20. Workplace Diversity
                                                                          21. Workplace Harassment
                                                                          22. Workplace Violence

                                                                          Personal Development

                                                                          1. Adult Learning - Mental Skills
                                                                          2. Adult Learning - Physical Skills
                                                                          3. Anger Management
                                                                          4. Attention Management
                                                                          5. Being A Likeable Boss
                                                                          6. Critical Thinking
                                                                          7. Emotional Intelligence
                                                                          8. Goal Setting and Getting Things Done
                                                                          9. Improving Mindfulness
                                                                          10. Improving Self-Awareness
                                                                          11. Increasing Your Happiness
                                                                          12. Job Search Skills
                                                                          13. Life Coaching Essentials
                                                                          14. Managing Personal Finances
                                                                          15. Managing Workplace Anxiety
                                                                          16. Personal Productivity
                                                                          17. Public Speaking
                                                                          18. Social Intelligence
                                                                          19. Social Learning
                                                                          20. Stress Management
                                                                          21. Taking Initiative
                                                                          22. Work-Life Balance

                                                                          Sales And Marketing

                                                                          1. Body Language Basics
                                                                          2. Call Center Training
                                                                          3. Coaching Salespeople
                                                                          4. Contact Center Training
                                                                          5. Creating a Great Webinar
                                                                          6. Employee Recognition
                                                                          7. Event Planning
                                                                          8. High Performance Teams Inside the Company
                                                                          9. High Performance Teams Remote Workforce
                                                                          10. In Person Sales
                                                                          11. Internet Marketing Fundamentals
                                                                          12. Marketing Basics
                                                                          13. Media And Public Relations
                                                                          14. Motivating Your Sales Team
                                                                          15. Multi-Level Marketing
                                                                          16. Overcoming Sales Objections
                                                                          17. Presentation Skills
                                                                          18. Proposal Writing
                                                                          19. Prospecting and Lead Generation
                                                                          20. Sales Fundamentals
                                                                          21. Servant Leadership
                                                                          22. Social Media Marketing
                                                                          23. Telephone Etiquette
                                                                          24. Top 10 Sales Secrets
                                                                          25. Trade Show Staff Training

                                                                          Supervisors And Managers

                                                                          1. Budgets And Financial Reports
                                                                          2. Coaching And Mentoring
                                                                          3. Conducting Annual Employee Reviews
                                                                          4. Developing New Managers
                                                                          5. Employee Motivation
                                                                          6. Facilitation Skills
                                                                          7. Knowledge Management
                                                                          8. Leadership And Influence
                                                                          9. Lean Process And Six Sigma
                                                                          10. Manager Management
                                                                          11. Middle Manager
                                                                          12. Office Politics For Managers
                                                                          13. Performance Management
                                                                          14. Self-Leadership
                                                                          15. Supervising Others
                                                                          16. Team Building Through Chemistry
                                                                          17. Virtual Team Building And Management

                                                                          Workplace Essentials

                                                                          1. Appreciative Inquiry
                                                                          2. Business Acumen
                                                                          3. Business Ethics
                                                                          4. Business Etiquette
                                                                          5. Change Management
                                                                          6. Civility In The Workplace
                                                                          7. Conflict Resolution
                                                                          8. Customer Service
                                                                          9. Customer Support
                                                                          10. Cyber Security
                                                                          11. Delivering Constructive Criticism
                                                                          12. Developing Corporate Behavior
                                                                          13. Handling a Difficult Customer
                                                                          14. Networking Outside the Company
                                                                          15. Networking Within the Company
                                                                          16. Risk Assessment and Management
                                                                          17. Safety In The Workplace
                                                                          18. Team Building For Managers
                                                                          19. Teamwork And Team Building

                                                                          Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

                                                                          1. Access 2016 Essentials
                                                                          2. Excel 2016 Essentials
                                                                          3. Outlook 2016 Essentials
                                                                          4. PowerPoint 2016 Essentials
                                                                          5. Word 2016 Essentials
                                                                          6. Excel 2016 Expert
                                                                          7. Word 2016 Expert