Ch 15: How to Write Proposals

About This Chapter

Use these video lessons to explore the content, organization and rhetorical needs of various types of proposals. Each video is followed by a short multiple-choice quiz to help ensure you fully comprehend these proposal topics.

How to Write Proposals - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Check out these entertaining video lessons to learn what kind of information proposals include and get tips for modifying them to address your audience. You can also take a look at some of the persuasion skills you'll need to successfully pitch your ideas. The short videos contain engaging graphics and examples, and each one is accompanied by a lesson quiz and transcript. By the time you reach the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the components of a proposal
  • Name the different proposal types
  • Identify rhetorical requirements of proposals

Video Objective
Purpose, Content & Structure of Proposals Discover what sets proposals apart from other types of technical documents. Learn how to organize the components of a proposal and use the proper writing style.
Comparing Different Types of Proposals Differentiate between internal and external proposals as well as solicited and unsolicited proposals.
Persuasive Elements of Proposals Examine some of the rhetorical devices used in effective sales, grant and research proposals.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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