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Preparing International Proposals

Author(s): Robert E Bartlett, Consultant, Germany

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Stock level: Low stock
Publication date: 10 April 1997
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The modern engineer has two key tasks: successfully completing projects and working to win the next one. In the past, a proposal may have been little more than a brief letter, accompanied by one or two CVs. Now, to tempt prospective clients, engineers have to submit a comprehensive document consisting of one hundred pages or more of text and calcul

The modern engineer has two key tasks: successfully completing projects and working to win the next one. In the past, a proposal may have been little more than a brief letter, accompanied by one or two CVs. Now, to tempt prospective clients, engineers have to submit a comprehensive document consisting of one hundred pages or more of text and calculations and offer an interesting package of skills at a competitive price. All UK and international proposals involve writing technical and financial proposals. The proper preparation and good presentation of a proposal will save money and greatly increase the chances of a successful outcome.

This book is a practical step-by-step guide which will help practising engineers prepare and write successful proposals. In one handy guide it:

• describes the problems and best approach for preparing proposals, focusing on technical and financial proposals, technical staff CV’s and project references outlines the preparation of a proposal, the best route map for getting there, and possible short cuts

• explains the importance of intermediate sheets to help you get invited to write a proposal resubmitting letters of interest and pre-qualification documents

• describes technical proposals, how to get ideas, what the documents should contain, and what you should and should not say

• highlights the unexpected problems with document submission

• illustrates the value of follow-up, regardless of the outcome of the proposal decision

• describes financial proposals - what should not be included, and how to simplify and standardise calculations

• defines technical references - project and staff descriptions, summary, short and long forms of each - and compares the expectations of a range of International Funding Institutions

• contains numerous checklists including a summary of the key factors to remember and potential pitfalls to watch out for when preparing and writing proposals.

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780727725820
Number of pages: 280
Product code: 9780727725820
Page size: 234x156mm
Publication status: Published
Publisher: ICE Publishing

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