STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO WRITE A WINNING BUSINESS PROPOSAL

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USE THE HEADINGS AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED. …ETC MUST NOT BE WRITTEN WHEN WRITING YOUR OWN BUSINESS PROPOSAL. GOODLUCK! . MAKE SURE YOU READ CAREFULLY. THEREFORE THE WORD STEP1 OR STEP2 OR STEP 3.BY ANYANWUOCHA ROMANUS CHUKWUMA (07030596670) READ ME!! : THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS EBOOK HAS BEEN PROPERLY ARRANGED IN STEPS FOR EASY UNDERSTANDING ONLY.

(Recipient name) • Prepared by (Your name) (Your company name) • Your address • Your city • Your state • Your postal code • Your phone number • Your fax number • Your email address • Date submitted . then the following should come bellow: Your company logo or image • • Prepared for (Name).FOLLOW THE BELOW FORMAT: • the business proposal title should come first.STEP 1 A BUSINESS PROPOSAL STARTS WITH A COVER PAGE.

STEP 2 TABLE OF CONTENT THE TABLE OF CONTENTS SHOULD NOW COME NEXT. ALL THE CONTENTS IN THE PROPOSAL SHOULD APPEAR UNDER THE TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE FORMAT BELOW: .

. … ……….Table of Contents Contents Page ………. … ……etc …etc STEP 3 Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement: . … ……….

Imo State to whom this was directed effective as of May 04. The recipient also agrees not to duplicate or . Mazamaza.This document contains confidential and proprietary information. Benue State and Mercy & Mercy PLC of 23 Deale Avenue. 2011. Kaman.AN EXAMPLE OF HOW NON-DISCLOSER AND CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT IS WRITTEN IS AS FOLLOWS (JUST CHANGE THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES WHEN WRITING YOURS): This AGREEMENT is made by and between CRA Contractors of 11 Busman Dada Street. and are available for use by the public. Off Chichi Avenue. The recipient of this document agrees to inform present and future employees of CRA Contractors who view or have access to its content of its confidential nature. The recipient agrees to instruct each employee that they must not disclose any information concerning this document to others except to the extent that such matters are generally known to. Therefore all data submitted to Mercy & Mercy PLC is provided in reliance upon its consent not to use or disclose any information contained herein except in the context of its business dealings with CRA Contractors.

ownership and intellectual property rights to the materials and information contained herein.distribute or permit others to duplicate or distribute any material contained herein without CRA Contractor's written consent. marketing material and files. . CRA Contractors retains all title. multimedia. The recipient agrees to be bound by the aforementioned statement by acceptance of this document. including all supporting documentation.

STEP 4 Executive Summary UNDER THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. HOW LONG YOU THINK YOU CAN COMPLETE THE PROJECT. YOU CAN START BY SAYING THAT YOUR COMPANY IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THE RECIPIENT WITH THE BUSINESS PROPOSAL FOR THE PROJECT. THE RECIPIENT MUST SEE . THE TOTAL COST OF HANDLING THE PROJECT. BRIEFLY INTRODUCE THE PROJECT THAT YOU WANT TO HANDLE. LIST KEY BENEFITS YOUR RECEIVING PARTY STANDS TO GAIN. YOUR GOAL. INFORMING THE RECIPIENT THAT YOU ARE CONFIDENT THAT YOUR PROPOSED SERVICES WILL EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS HIS NEEDS. SKILLS AND YOUR SUCCESSFUL TRACK RECORD IN THE PROJECT AREA YOU WANT TO HANDLE. YOUR UNIQUE ABILITY. BRIEFLY DESCRIBE YOUR STRATEGY OR SOLUTION. THAT YOUR COMPANY IS UNIQUELY POSITIONED TO SUCCESSFULLY HANDLE THE PROJECT.

Your Mission Statement. the Product/Service you offer or known for. your relevant accomplishments or success. Awards Won. Organizational chart. Financial projections. Note that whatever you are writing should relate to the kind of project you want to handle for the receiving party.YOU CAN CONCLUDE BY TELLING THE RECIPIENT THAT YOUR COMPANY LOOKS FORWARD TO FORMING A MUTUALLY REWARDING RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM. Accreditations or Certifications. Legal structure. the awards your company has won through its Product/Service. Future plans etc are sub topics that can be discussed under the Executive Summary. STEP 5 COMPANY SUMMARY Under this heading you are to write things like the date your company was founded. Principal shareholders. the number of customers you currently serve. Board of directors. your employee number etc.REASONS WHY HE SHOULD DO BUSINESS WITH YOU ALONE. Office Locations. . Products or Services Provided. your website. the tenderer. the founders or Group. Company history. Company’s last year’s financial results.

G.STEP 6 IDENTIFICATION OF OPPORTUNITY AND NEEDS OF THE RECIPIENT: E. Now having stated that you understand the needs of the recipient. NEEDS OF MERCY & MERCY PLC. you can now go ahead in discussing the following sub topics: • Methods of Reporting and Monitoring .

. Project Start. Initial Review. • ALSO. Total Budget. and Project Completion. Cost Requirements: You can also use a table to discuss the Cost Requirements by inserting Amounts under Monthly Budget. and Budget Overrun Penalty. Insert appropriate dates under Proposal submittal. THE ASSUMPTIONS MADE. THE SCOPE OF THE PROJECT. Supplier Selection.• Methods of Evaluation • Technical Needs • General Needs • Timeline Requirements: You can use a table to discuss the Timeline Requirements. AND POTENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES CAN BE FURTHER DISCUSSED IN DETAILS UNDER THIS STEP. TOPICS LIKE ADDITIONAL NEEDS NECESSARY FOR THE PROJECT COMPLETION.

.STEP 7 PROPOSED STRATEGY ACHEIVABLE OBJECTIVES: State the objectives that can be achieved.

competitive edge over others. STEP 8 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE…. qualification of team members. . Talk also about the project team and the things you would provide during the project period. advantages of your proposed plan as sub topics preferably. your technology or expertise. Strongly convince the receiving party by discussing things like your success stories.STRATEGY: Discuss your planned strategy in details and what is needed to accomplish it. (WRITE YOUR COMPANY NAME): Discuss in details the benefits in choosing your company.

STEP 9 IMPLEMENTATON PLAN: .

Under Scheduling you can talk about things like the number of weeks or months or years or in man-hours when you expect the project to be completed.Discuss SCHEDULING. Under Methodology you should describe the methodology you want to use to provide the deliverables and the advantage. STEP 10 BUDGET OR COST: . TESTING & EVALUATION under Implementation Plan. Under Evaluation you are to discuss your daily. monthly or weekly Evaluation Methods. Specify the reports you will provide on a daily. monthly or weekly basis. METHODOLOGY.

Give in details the Cost Breakdown for the project. STEP 11 CONCLUSION: . and also talk about the Payment Terms.

certificates.When discussing your conclusion. supporting calculations etc. The recipient is to provide questions and suggestions. Tell the recipient how long you are willing to hold the proposal open for acceptance. . terms and conditions in order to reach final agreement with you. Then conclude as follows: Thank you for your interest. (YOUR NAME) (YOUR TITLE) (YOUR COMPANY NAME) NOTE: You can also have appendices after the conclusion. employee resumes. also stating that the offer is binding and free of errors. Sincerely. approval. Say things that will make the recipient have confidence in you. newspaper clippings. Tell the recipient that you have taken care to comply with his requirements and situation. Things that can be added under the appendix includes company milestones. accreditations. negotiate fees. you can also tell the recipient that you are always available to answer any questions and to discuss the opportunity further whenever he wants to.

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