Communication is a two-way process. It takes place only when the message being conveyed has been received and understood by the target audience.
Writing reports and proposals that document, inform or propose action is an important part of the daily schedule of every senior business executive. Whether you’re presenting the results of a research study, describing a process or procedure and recommending a course of action, or responding to a Request for Proposal, the message being put across must be properly communicated to the target audience. To sell project proposal to senior management or win contracts in the market place, good report and proposal writing will play a very key role and most times, could serve as the winning formula.
This three-day course presents a step by step planning process to help delegates write effective proposals. reports and winning
LEARNING OBJECTIVES / BENEFITS
Participants will at the end of the course be able to:
- Understand the process of writing reports and proposals.
- Adapt reports and proposals to your audience.
- Write effective reports that communicate intended messages clearly.
- Write winning internal proposals to justify investments in business initiatives.
- Understand the procurement process, write and respond to procurement documents.
- Discuss strategies for writing effective report and proposal that achieve intended outcomes.
- Recognize the most common types of visuals in reports and proposals.
- Practice by critiquing sample reports and preparing own report.
- Write winning internal and external proposals.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Staff, supervisors and managers.
Functional managers including marketing managers, HR managers, finance managers, IT managers, etc
Consultants and contractors.
Project engineers, project managers.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
COURSE STRUCTURE AND MATERIAL
The course will be delivered using a combination of lectures, case studies and syndicate group discussions. Participants will receive training slides/manual, and a certificate of attendance.
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Stage 1: Planning
- Stage 2: Prepare Section Outlines
- Stage 3: Draft The Report
- Stage 4: Revise and Publish
- Procurement Process, and Writing and Responding to Procurement Documents
- Prepare Report or Proposal
- Wrap up