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Black Hat and Price to Win (PTW) are the backbone of the competitive analysis, and are indispensable in the highly competitive world of winning government proposals.
Many companies forego competitive analysis altogether, and cannot set effective and conscious pricing strategies. Many resort to a guessing game where they guess the salaries and rates or blindly accept target rates from a prime contractor, and face profitability and execution problems later. Since price is a core element of your offering, and outdoing your competition in the technical solution is key to winning, much is lost before the competition even begins.
Our Black Hat and Price to Win two-day course will give you the real tools and skills you can apply immediately to positioning yourself to win against the competition, significantly raising your win probability (Pwin).Find out more »
It’s a given – price is the most important part of the offer. This is especially true in the days when Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) rules, and even when it is a Best Value procurement, the lowest bidder will most likely get the award. Most companies, however, miss the most important elements of process and deliverable for the cost volume, and fail to shine in an area where they could dominate. Manage the cost volume effectively and maximize your…Find out more »
This course offers essential skills in professional business development. It begins with an overview of the Federal business development process and what it takes to succeed in the profession. It proceeds to the basics of doing business with the U.S. Government. It then focuses on the nuances of Government contracting that every business developer has to understand in order to win contracts, such as rules of the socioeconomic program for small businesses, and how you can make the program serve…Find out more »
It is impossible to imagine modern sales and marketing without visual elements—and proposals are no different. Graphics serve as one of the most important proposal persuasion elements. Professional graphics artists are not the only ones who need to learn how to conceptualize and design persuasive proposal graphics. It also happens to be an indispensable skill for capture managers, proposal managers, and proposal writers. Desktop publishers and even editors will benefit greatly from expanding their professional range and earning potential. This…Find out more »
This workshop teaches valuable skills in designing, laying out, and publishing proposals—presenting your company’s offer in the most professional light to the proposal evaluators. The course begins with a foundation in the tools and features MS Word offers to the desktop publisher, and shortcuts to increase speed and efficiency. The course advances into the selection of color palette and styles, tables of contents, headers and footers, and elements of design to ensure your document is attractive. It culminates in teaching…Find out more »
Masterfully facilitate brainstorming sessions such as Black Hats, Win Strategy, and CONOPS workshops; perform advanced competitive analysis; create advantageous teaming arrangements; apply formulas to solution development; and much more. The course also focuses on measuring and improving cost-efficiency and effectiveness of the capture team. This course takes capture management to the next level showcasing what does it take to maximize win probability and mastermind the most effective win strategy using cutting edge techniques. This course is for those who have…Find out more »
This course will help the attendees discover the secrets and the exact how-to recipes for winning and making money on the multiple award contract (MAC) vehicles. This class provides the essential knowledge to win MACs, otherwise referred to as Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts (IDIQ), Government wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC), Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA), Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC), Indefinite Quantity Contracts (IQC), and others; and teaches you how to win task order proposals that follow. Learn how to win…Find out more »
This workshop offers valuable skills in win themes development as the most important element of proposal persuasion. The course walks you through the purpose of win themes and their building blocks. It then advances beyond the mere basics in order to explain everything needed to develop effective proposal win themes. It shows how to write win themes that are memorable and capable of influencing your customers so that they feel compelled to select your company. You will also acquire techniques…Find out more »
Your chances of winning Government proposals without capture are the same as cutting classes during the semester and hoping to get an A on the final exam. Foundations of Capture Management course will arm you with real knowledge and tools you can apply immediately to capturing contracts and dramatically improving your odds of winning. Master techniques for customer engagement, intelligence gathering, win strategy development, competitive analysis, teaming, solution development, and more. This is an interactive 2-day workshop that is 50…Find out more »
The Foundations of Proposal Management course offers comprehensive skills in proposal management. The course begins with the Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements analysis. It then proceeds to proposal planning, outlining your document, and developing a proposal schedule. It also covers preparing for and conducting a Kickoff meeting to organize your proposal team, and guiding authors in developing proposal section content. The course then delves into managing your team, and running proposal reviews, debriefs, and production. This course offers a rich…Find out more »