Bids, Proposals and Tenders
David Nickson (author)
Succeeding with effective writing
UK Price: £24.99 EU Price: €31.99 ROW (USD) Price: $39.99 ISBN: 9781906124892
Dimensions: 170 x 244
Number of pages: 140
Publication date: 07 JUN 2012
About the book:
This book is a must-have guide for anyone producing bids and proposals ranging from short covering letters through to tenders for major corporate or government procurement. Numerous mini case studies and quotes from specialists are included. Sales, marketing, project and technical staff will all benefit from reading the book and keeping a copy on their shelves for reference. It is also useful for business students at all levels. Contents include: The Art of Proposal Writing; The Proposal Lifecycle; Presentation and Format; Editing and Reviewing; Getting Information from Experts; Corporate and Client Culture; Writing proposals within the OJEC/OJEU procurement system.
About the Author(s):
The author has managed, written and reviewed bids to both the private and public sectors including: General Motors, the MoD, and the Cabinet Office. He also has extensive experience as a project manager and has over 200 magazine and journal articles to his name along with several books. He is currently Director of Astar Computers Ltd.
'Well structured, easy to understand and follow, and full of practical advice written in the style David advocates, this book should be a mandatory read for anyone contributing to a proposal, regardless of their role, experience or background. An essential read!'
Chris Whyatt, Creator of the Get to Great™ benchmarking methodology
'This book is an excellent guide on how to approach proposal writing.'
Viv Green, Vice President, Application Service, Cap Gemini
Table of Contents:
Glossary of tender terms
What is a proposal?
Preparing to write
Getting information from experts
Editing and reviewing
Supplier and client culture
Presentation and format
Appendix A - Template pages
Appendix B - Checklists