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BTCW 0119 - Winning Proposal Writing Workshop

Business Workshops Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Writing an effective proposal is a challenge. A proposal is fundamentally a sales document. It must persuade the reader that what is being proposed is the best way to meet the identified need. It will be most successful if it’s clear and understandable, and answers the questions it raises in readers’ minds. The day will involve hands-on writing practice with examples and discussion.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the participant will be able to;

  • Understand the critical role of planning and the key elements to review before writing including; how to read critically; understanding funding agency criteria and determining what’s important; distilling the proposal in a memorable way using the “one sentence proposal” approach; analyzing the reader and aligning the purpose with the above.
  • Create a strong draft that includes; writing effective paragraphs and understanding the proposal component: statement of need, project description,goals, objectives and ways to achieve them, budget, about your organization, conclusion, executive summary.
  • Understand the important step of revision, (editing), to designing readable documents avoiding common errors in grammar and style and polishing the final submission.

Effective as of Winter 2015


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