Proposal Planning Guide
This guide contains requirement for this assignment and a planning process for thinking about key details of this assignment:
- Planning process
for this assignment, you prepare a proposal in which you propose to write the technical report that you planned in a preceding unit.
Requirements for the Proposal
Your proposal must include the following components. These ten requirements will each have a significant impact on your grade:
- Letter or memo format. Use the formats shown in Nursing Staff Handbook Proposal and Wellness Program Proposal.
- Introduction. Use the introduction shown in this proposal as a model. Scroll to page 2.
- Problem or possible-improvement section. Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- Proposed work section. Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- Benefits section. Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- Optionally, a feasibility section, a method or theory section. Cruise any of the examples as models
- Project schedule with key dates. Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- Qualifications section. Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- Costs break-out section. Don't do your proposed work for free! Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- Detailed bibliography section Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
- iDetailed tentative outline. Use the sections shown in any of the examples as models.
The following criteria apply to the proposal:
- Make sure to set your proposal in a real or realistic situation, accomplishes the purpose of proposals, and, as appropriate, contains information common or standard to proposals.
- Make sure that your proposal accomplishes the purpose of proposals and, as appropriate, contains information common or standard to proposals.
- Address the proposal to the person or organization for whom you want to do the proposed work; make it a realistic proposal.
- Describe the contents and purpose of the technical report you are proposing to write.
- Use the appropriate format: memo, letter, or formal report.
- Describe the audience of your report in your detail. if the audience is the same as the audience of your proposal, describe the audience in a cover memo to your instructor.
- Provide information on the type, purpose, and contents of the graphics you plan to use in the report.
- Indicate the type of report you'll write (technical background, instructions, feasibility, or other).
- Include a tentative outline. in it, try for at least a second level of detail. also, list your information sources, both library and nonlibrary, in standard bibliographic format.
- Include any of the standard sections commonly contained in proposals as appropriate to your situation: for example, background on the problem or need the proposal addresses; your plan, method, or procedure for doing the work; a schedule with checkpoint dates; your qualifications; the results, benefits, or feasibility of the project; and your fees, costs, or expenses.
- Invent details as you feel necessary; just make them realistic!
- Use headings in this proposal (begin with the second-level; don't use the first-level). also, use lists.
- Include a short introduction that refers to any previous contacts, states the purpose of the proposal, and gives an overview of the contents of the proposal.
- The main text of the proposal (excluding the outline and bibliography) should be a minimum of 3 pages. (singlespace this assignment.) no cover sheet is required for this assignment. just sign your name as the proposer.
Name your file starting with some identifiable part of your name, followed by _proposal1, followed by whatever extension your software uses (.doc, .odt, etc.). if you do a revision, change _proposal1 to _proposal2.
Note: To be safe, keep a safe copy of this and all other assignments. expect to receive confirmation from your instructor that your e-mail attachments have been received. if you don't receive e-mail confirmation in 3 or 4 days, get in touch with your instructor.
Before you turn this writing project in, scan it for these errors which you studied at the beginning of semester:
- Comma splices
- Pronoun-reference agreement
- Introductory element commas
- Compound sentence commas
- Compound predicate commas
Remember that errors in the list will cause unfortunate problems with your grades.
Planning a Proposal
Use this planner to define the key details for your proposal. When you are through, you can e-mail this planning information to yourself (and to your instructor, if you wish).
Programs and information provided by email@example.com.