e-lerniq series

Proposal Writing

Typical Participants

Any professionals who write proposals or other type of writing


10 Modules
Case Studies
Personalized Feedback

Course Level



Certificate of Participation


2 Hours

Delivery Language


Proposal Writing

Writing a successful proposal can be a challenging task. There are a number of challenges that must be overcome in order to create a compelling and effective proposal. 

First, it is important to clearly identify the problem that the proposal is meant to address. Trying to anticipate what the client is looking for can be difficult. Often, the client will have a general idea of what they want, but it can be challenging to know how to translate that into a specific proposal. 

The proposal should then provide a detailed plan for solving the problem. The plan should be realistic and achievable, and it should be clear how the proposed solution will benefit the client or customer. It's important to be able to communicate the key points in a way that is easy for the client to understand and it must be well written and free of errors. It's also important to be aware of the competition.

There may be other companies who are also submitting proposals for the same project. It's important to make sure that your proposal stands out from the rest. In this course, you will explore the proposal writing process including the most common types of proposals. 

What Do Participants Learn in This Proposal Writing Session? 

As a result of participating in this online proposal writing, participants will be able to: 

  1. Identify the purpose of a proposal;
  2. Identify different types of proposals;
  3. Identify and perform the steps in the proposal writing process;
  4. Perform a needs analysis and write a goal statement; 
  5. Prepare a proposal outline;
  6. Improve writing skills with a variety of techniques;
  7. Use appropriate resources and ghosting to build a strong case;
  8. Add illustrations to your proposal;
  9. Proofread and edit proposals;
  10. Add the finishing touches to create a professional-looking final product.

Course Content 

  • Understanding Proposals (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 a goal statement);
  • Preparing an Outline (general format, special sections, creating a framework);
  • Finding Facts (identifying resources, using the internet as a resource, organizing information);
  • Writing Skills (spelling and grammar, working with words, constructing sentences, persuasive writing, mastering voice, creating paragraphs, creating strong transitions, building to conclusions);
  • Writing the Proposal (educating the evaluator, ghosting the competition, using illustrations);
  • 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).