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April 2019

Proposal Editing Training

April 11, 2019 - April 12, 2019

This class teaches how to edit government proposals while working with a proposal team. Unlike regular editing, proposal editing requires additional knowledge of government RFPs, proposal process, working under tight deadlines, challenges of multiple authors' voices, and other skills that normally take a long time to master by trial and error unless you take this course. Not another English grammar class, this course teaches proposal-specific professional editing skills to improve your proposals' Pwin.

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How to Develop a Compliant Proposal

April 15, 2019 - April 16, 2019

A compliant and high-scoring proposal starts with a well-thought-out outline. This course dives into the intricacies of developing proposal outlines, annotating these outlines, preparing compliance and cross-reference matrixes, and preparing storyboards or work packages the right way. It starts with analyzing different types of Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Quote (RFQ) formats to show how various customers may organize the requirements. A great outline reduces stress and rework during the proposal development process. It helps direct the authors,…

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Government Proposal Graphics Training

April 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am

This course provides the skills necessary to conceptualize proposal graphics that convey your winning solution to government customers. In addition to brainstorming on a graphic idea, this training shows you how to design an action caption, sketch a graphic concept, deliver a specific visual message to the government customer, and use professional graphic design principles and resources to make your graphics look attractive.

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Government Proposal Desktop Publishing Training

April 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Government proposal desktop publishing teaches valuable skills in designing, laying out government proposals in MS Word. Present your company’s offer in the most professional light to Federal evaluators. The course covers tools and features MS Word offers to the desktop publisher, and shortcuts to increase speed and efficiency. It covers color palette and styles, tables of contents, headers and footers, and elements of design to ensure your proposal is attractive.

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June 2019

Competitive Analysis: Black Hat and Price to Win Training

June 13, 2019 - June 14, 2019

This training covers Black Hat and Price to Win (PTW) analyses that are the backbone of the competitive analysis, and are indispensable in the highly competitive world of winning government proposals. Master the techniques for identifying competitors; using sources for quantitative and qualitative information; organizing Black Hat sessions; devising competitors’ approach; performing SWOT analysis; postulating competitors’ win strategies; following a disciplined PTW development process; performing labor rate analysis; and more.

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July 2019

Foundations of Proposal Management Training

July 8, 2019 - July 9, 2019

Foundations of Proposal Management training provides must-have skills in managing government proposals. It includes the proposal process, federal RFP analysis, and steps of the proposal development process from kickoff to color reviews (Pink Team, Red Team, Gold Team, White Glove) and submission. The class focuses on agile proposal management principles beyond traditional reviews that work in the current page-limited, short-deadline environment.

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Advanced Capture Management Training

July 16, 2019 - July 17, 2019

This Advanced Capture Management course is for federal business developers and capture managers to learn advanced techniques for government customer engagement and sales, intelligence gathering on opportunities, win strategy brainstorming, and facilitation of competitive analysis, Black Hat, and solution development (CONOPS) workshops. This is the ultimate course for positioning to win government contracts through a rigorous capture planning process.

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Federal Proposal Writing Training

July 18, 2019 - July 19, 2019

This proposal writing course shows how to develop compliant and highly persuasive proposal sections in half the time, to increase your government proposals' win probability. Learn to outline within the proposal sections for compliance and responsiveness, brainstorm as a group and individually to develop proposal section content, infuse proper structure and flow into your sections, and implement the correct writing process. Learn proposal persuasion techniques.

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Advanced Proposal Management Training

July 23, 2019 - July 24, 2019

This Advanced Proposal Management training takes government proposal management to the next level, beyond mere proposal process. It fine-tunes proposal team leadership and proposal content development skills indispensable for a senior proposal manager seeking higher win probability (Pwin). Many can learn to follow the proposal process, but this training focuses on higher-level skills. This class teaches a federal proposal manager to navigate proposal risks in style and work around resource shortages and tight deadlines, to produce winning government proposals.

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August 2019

Advanced Proposal Management

August 8, 2019 - August 9, 2019

This class covers the spectrum of the most important topics, from preparing for a proposal effort and making a bid-no-bid decision, to orchestrating a great proposal kickoff, driving subject matter experts to produce winning content, exhibiting superb leadership and management skills, optimizing proposal team performance, getting the most from the proposal color reviews, and mitigating proposal risks at every stage to reduce stress and increase win probability (Pwin). The course also focuses on measuring and improving cost-efficiency and effectiveness of…

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