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Unformatted text preview: Content Development of Proposal An important point: Start writing with the Problem Section, not the letter of transmittal. In fact, these first few sections will probably be what you write last ; they contain a lot of summary and big picture information. FRONT MATTER Letter of transmittal : This is a one-page letter (or memo, if you and the primary reader belong to the same organization). Begin the first paragraph with We are pleased to submit and ID the proposal by its title. ID your recommendation, its benefit, and its cost. In the second paragraph, briefly describe your plan. In the final paragraph, tell the reader how much you look forward to working on this project (or some other kind of goodwill) Cover: Includes the title and your name and, if you like, some appropriate but NO clip art! Title page: Repeats title. Includes readers name, title and business address if different from yours. Includes your name, title, and business address if different from your primary readers. Includes your signature below your name and address. Finally, the date. (Check out the samples for some formatting tips.) Table of contents: Includes all first-, second-, and third-level headings. Includes figures and tables, too. Under the Learning Module, there are instructions for doing the leader dots. A row of periods just doesnt align! The samples will be helpful..helpful....
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course ENG 331 taught by Professor Helo during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08