Writing a Proposal
Learn the steps in proposal writing and understand the skills you need to create an effective pitch that best represents your winning project for any professional discipline.
Proposal Writing, How to write a proposal,

Writing a Proposal

Learn the steps in proposal writing and understand the skills you need to create an effective pitch that best represents your winning project for any professional discipline.

Proposals form the basis of many business ventures and are a key part of fundraising. Learn how to tell your business story, demonstrate your skills and expertise, and create winning proposals that stand apart.

In this session, you will learn how to analyze calls for proposals, how to develop templates for proposal components, and how to highlight the necessary skills and expertise you have to put your company ahead of the competition.


This is a module in the Business Communication Program



For Individuals
  • Identify key components of proposals
  • Enhance your ability to write a more compelling proposal
  • identify and frame your organization’s or own skills and strengths for use
  • identify opportunities for using proposal components and capability statements in other work in the future
For Organizations
  • Learn best practices in proposal development and presentation
  • Improve your employees’ ability and confidence to contribute to organizational growth and success
  • Introduce techniques to enhance business proposals and generate wins

Who Should Attend

Business owners, managers, sales professionals and non-profit employees who are responding to RFPs, applying for grants, or submitting sales proposals and want to stand out from the competition.


Topics covered include: how to read proposals, use templates for efficiency, calculate appropriate budgets and recognize in-­Âkind contributions, establish key milestones, create effective company and personnel profiles, format your proposal, and evaluate your content. Participants will work on drafting their own proposal or preparing a pitch for funding as part of the training. 

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14



Martha Muzychka, ABC

Martha Muzychka is an award-winning, experienced communicator and policy researcher with more than 30 years of experience. Operating as Praxis Communications since 2005, Martha brings together a unique community perspective with a firm foundation in strategic communications principles. Her clients are many and varied, including large and small organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada from the government, non-profit, community, and private sectors.

 As an Accredited Business Communicator, Martha has met the globally accepted standards for proficiency in communications as set by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).  Martha maintains her professional competencies through continuing education. In 2008, she completed the Certificate in Public Participation offered by the International Association for Public Participation.

 In 2015, Martha received the Master Communicator designation, IABC Canada’s lifetime achievement award which recognizes outstanding Canadian communicators whose work has brought credit to IABC, the profession, their organization or clients, and whose contributions have raised the standards of organizational communication in Canada.

Scheduled Date(s)

March 21, 2016 - March 22, 2016


$790 +HST

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