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major objectives and the methodology, to achieve the objectives. It contains a comparison between the client’s exception and your offering. Highlight how the costumer’s expectation can be met by outlining in details, the benefits of the services offered draws appreciation form the prospective client. The main part or body of the proposal should contain a brief description of the company the field in which it has an expertise, the objective of the company
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272 including the size and the workforce. It required, give details of the financial records to assure the prospective client about the business’ credibility mentioned other essential l information that would increase the company’s chances of getting the project. It could also include the name of the experts who will work on the project. In long proposals such information is a must, including a brief on each individual. Depending on the nature of the proposal the information presented for each individual will vary from a few lines to several pages. In some proposals, brief summaries are presented in the qualification of personnel section and full resume are provided in the appendix. If the organization is responding to an RFP, provide exactly the amount and type of personnel information specified. The cost may be presented in logical parts, such as personnel, equipments, supplies and facilities. The cost of the proposed solution must cover the expenses and, if appropriate, a profit. If the organization is following the guidelines in an RFP, the format for the cost section will likely be specified and should be used. Include reference or details of well-known clients you have worked with along with the reference projects. In conclusion, include a paragraph that will emphasize your assurance of providing the services according to the client’s expectations. Layout and Design of the Proposal Your proposal layout should be highly readable with ease of locating information. You should make extensive use of graphics, because they enhance the readability of the document and convey information well. In the absence of instructions to the contrary your heading, typefaces, margins, headers/footer, and other formatting attributes can be anything that you think will achieve the goal of your proposal The following could be adopted: A serif typeface such as Times New Roman 12 point type A column width of 50- 60 characters (either double column or “scholar’s margins”) Page margins of at least I” The use of colour whenever possible Extensive use of graphics Full use of front matter (table of Contents, List of Figures, etc) “Navigation aids” such as cross reference matrix Appendices for data that must be provided but disrupts your proposals story If the page count is large enough use binding Use tabs that break the content down into section and make finding materials easier.
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273 22.4. REVISION POINTS 1) Reports are essential management tools and major forms of communication in business.
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