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Proposal Writing Workshop

By: Sandhills Consulting Nigeria Ltd

Lagos State, Nigeria

23 - 25 Nov, 2016  3 days

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NGN 135,000

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.

This 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; to creating the final, professional product.

Workshop Outcome

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of a proposal
  • Identify different types of proposals
  • Identify and perform the steps in the proposal writing process
  • Perform a needs analysis and write a goal statement
  • Prepare a proposal outline
  • Improve their writing skills with a variety of techniques
  • Use appropriate resources and ghosting to build a strong case
  • Add illustrations to their proposal
  • Proofread and edit their proposal
  • Add the finishing touches to create a professional-looking final and winning proposal

Workshop Content

Day One

  • Understanding Proposals       
  • What is a Proposal?   
  • The Proposal Writing Process
  • Types of Proposals     
  • Requests for Proposals          
  • Beginning the Proposal Writing Process       
  • Identifying Your Purpose and Your Audience
  • Performing a Needs Analysis 
  • Writing the Goal Statement  
  • Preparing An Outline 
  • A General Format      
  • Special Sections         
  • Creating a Framework           
  • Getting Down to Details        

Day Two

  • Finding Facts  
  • Identifying Resources
  • Using the Internet as a Resource      
  • Organizing Your Information
  • Writing Skills (I)
  • Spelling and Grammar          
  • Working with Words  
  • Constructing Sentences         
  • Persuasive Writing     
  • Mastering Voice        
  • Writing Skills (II)        
  • Creating Paragraphs  
  • Creating Strong Transitions   
  • Building to Conclusions          
  • Writing the Proposal  
  • Educating the Evaluator        
  • Ghosting the Competition      
  • Using Illustrations      

Day Three

  • Checking for Readability       
  • Checking for Clarity
  • Reading for Your Audience    
  • Using the Readability Index   
  • Proofreading and Editing       
  • Proofreading Like a Pro         
  • Editing Techniques     
  • Checking the Facts     
  • The Power of Peer Review    
  • Adding the Final Touches       
  • Our Top Typesetting Tips                                                      
  • Achieving a Professional Look and Feel        
  • Creating the Final Package    

Target Audience

Supervisors and Managers preparing bids and writing proposals for organizations particularly NGO’s

6,Segun Gbele Close, Off Lola Holloway Street, Omole Phase 1, Ojodu-Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria Nov 23 - 25 Nov, 2016
NGN 135,000.00(VAT Inclusive)
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08185131363, 08061277967

15% discount will apply for a group of 3 – 5 participants