14. January 2020 - 8:00
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Writing Federal Proposals | Birchwood Fields Learning Center | Tuesday, 14. January 2020

Writing Federal Proposals teaches skills related to planning and writing sections in any portion of a proposal. Participants learn and practice a proven approach to writing compliant, responsive proposal sections for federal customers. Follow the process from kickoff meeting through revisions as your workshop team responds to an actual federal request for proposals.
Workshop Description:
This 2-day interactive course builds practical skills through lecture, discussion, simulations, and exercises. Given a section assignment for a real government procurement, students will:
• Attend a model proposal kickoff meeting to obtain instructions from the proposal manager
• Plan content using a storyboard to be compliant and implement approved proposal strategies
• Incorporate effective graphics and captions to better communicate messages
• Mock up section layout
• Organize content to be persuasive
• Write the planned proposal section
• Examine the section draft for effectiveness
• Consider revisions of the draft in response to feedback
• Collaborate and coordinate with other team members
Please contact Leah Barton at bartonl@iastate.edu.