Could your proposals be better?
Do you spend too much time rewriting and assembling your proposals?
Do you want better graphics and better-looking proposals but don’t know how? Does Microsoft Word drive you crazy?
If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then this training is for you. Visual communication is proven to increase your chances of a win by as much as 43% while cutting time and cost. Professional, easy-to-review documents up win rates. Evaluators and decision makers request the same thing, “Help me quickly understand your solution and why I should choose you.” Great news! Graphics and professional documents can help you exceed the expectations of reviewers. Takeaways include but are not limited to the following:
Is the International Best Practice Proposal Graphics and Desktop Publishing Skills program right for me?
- This program is aimed at people who need to create proposal graphics such as concept diagrams, flowcharts, and data-driven charts, and format MS Word documents so that they are professional and visually appealing. You will have a proposal-creation component to your role as a consultant or subject matter expert; small business owner; proposal writer; graphic designer; or sales and marketing specialist. If you want to take the presentation and visual appeal of your proposals to the next level, you will benefit enormously from the Jump Start Program.
What will I learn?
You will learn how to visualize graphics from your text using a four-step process; how to render those graphics using the tools you have available, such as MS PowerPoint, with appropriate styles and colors; then how to integrate those graphics into MS Word and create an audience-focused and appealing final product. Throughout the program, you will learn the scientific theory behind visual communications and by the end of the workshops you will have a strong understanding of how to create proposal graphics, build graphics libraries, and create page layout templates within tight production timelines.
How does the program work?
The Jump Start Program includes three 1.5-hour webinars (one per week) with preparation, exercises and ‘homework’ between sessions using PowerPoint and Microsoft Word. You will also have two individual 30-minute feedback sessions to discuss current bids and review your learning goals.