How to Make a Proposal

Proposal is a plan, suggestion or idea that forward for consideration. Also, a proposal is a written document that offers a solution to a particular problem.

Proposal can be categorized into two types namely solicited proposal and unsolicited proposal.  Solicited proposal is begin with a request for a proposal (RFP) since many companies requested proposal for potential supplier and other needs. While unsolicited proposal is written to offer something such as selling something or proposed an idea or solution to a existing problem.

The following are 5 sections of proposal:

  1. Introduction

This is the first part of your proposal so this should get the attention of the reader. This should establish the rapport with your reader and begin with the issue and set for the next section.


  1. Problem

Define the problem and state clearly so that the reader understands that there is a need for a proposed solution. In this way, the writer should convince their reader that the proposed idea, product or services is necessary.


  1. Solution

In this section, the proposed solution to the existing problem is presented. The proposed solution should describe clearly and explain how to be able to solve the problem. You can provide data and information related to the proposed solution.


  1. Cost/Schedule

It contains the total cost of the proposed solution as well the duration of the project.


  1. Summary

It needs to summarize the major points in your documents and leave your reader a final

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