Proposal management is a complex, intricate job. To properly run an effort, the proposal manager has to be a project manager, process expert, coach, communications specialist, and more. Many courses exist that cover the basics of how to run a proposal effort, often in the ideal environment. However, there is a lack of options for learning the soft skills required for successful opportunity management in a proposal environment.
Soft Skills for Proposal Professionals provides detailed, actionable guidance to proposal professionals on the skills required to successfully manage their bids in the real world. This online course includes the following sections:
- Communication Basics for Proposal Professionals
- Running Successful Proposal Meetings
- Time Management for Proposal Professionals
- Handling Crises During Bid Development
KEVIN SWITAJ, our President and CEO, is a recognized thought leader in opportunity management. A proposal professional for over a decade, he has served in leadership roles at multiple Government contractors. He has over 20 years of experience developing and delivering comprehensive learning solutions in the academic and professional environments. He has won multiple awards for his writing in the field, and is a regular speaker at industry regional and international conferences. For more information, visit his full biography on our website.
StartRole of Meetings in the Proposal Life Cycle (3:51)
StartOverarching Meeting Tips (7:13)
StartBrainstorming Tips to Improve Win Theme and Solution Development (14:19)
StartTips for Running a Successful Stand-up (11:32)
StartTips for Running a Successful Kickoff (8:45)
StartTips for Running a Successful Debrief (9:15)