Articles tagged with : proposal development

APMP – Chesapeake Chapter Webinar – Don’t Get Your Bid Kicked Out! | December 2, 2020

DATE: December 2, 2020 TIME: 12:00 – 1:00 pm LOCATION: Online CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Solid advice for improving your bid's compliance and responsiveness. Sponsored by APMP Chesapeake Chapter Large government-wide acquisition contracts like GSA’s MAS and NITAAC’s CIO-SP4 contain hundreds of requirements and missing one could get your bid kicked out or significantly lower your score. Contracting Officers and Specialists often look for reasons to reject bids rather than keep them in play to reduce their evaluation burden. Former GSA Contracting Officer Jacob Bertram provides solid advice for improving your bid’s compliance and responsiveness to lower your risk. There will be time for Q&A after Jacob’s presentation, and you may submit your questions in advance to apmpcc.chair@gmail.com. WEBINAR LINK AND DETAILS WILL BE EMAILED WITH YOUR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 12 hours, check your spam folder. Jacob Bertram is a principal consultant...

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Your proposal is not a story (and 10 tips for telling effective proposal stories!) | Oct. 27, 2020 Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm U.S. Eastern Daylight Saving Time Register now for this free Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar! Your proposal is not a story…but stories make your proposal better! Learn why you should approach your proposal from multiple entry points, rather than writing and reviewing it like a novel. Understand how to take advantage of corporate and employee stories to reinforce your value proposition. You’ll gain insight into how evaluators score and rate your proposal, why stories improve your score, and how to create stories that substantiate the discriminating Strengths of your solution. Lisa Pafe will provide 10 proposal story tips that you can put to use immediately to craft winning proposal narratives.   Who should attend: Anyone involved in solutioning, writing, and reviewing proposals should attend this webinar. Click to attend this free webinar Once you've registered, you'll receive an email message confirming your enrollment status and...

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LIVE ONLINE – Proposal Management for Federal Contractors | December 8-10, 2020 (~4 hours per day over 3 days)

Date: December 8-10, 2020 (3-day class) Time: 12:00-4:00 pm U.S. Eastern each day Location: ONLINE, LIVE, INSTRUCTOR-LED Proposal management covers the process government contractors use to create winning proposals for full-and-open competitions and task order contracts. Proposal management follows a structured process comprising a series of scalable actions and steps aimed at creating high-scoring proposals that result in winning bids. In this seminar, we’ll explore Lohfeld Consulting Group’s 5-phase government business acquisition framework and see how capture management transitions knowledge to your proposal team and how your proposal team prepares for RFP release, builds a winning proposal, and then prepares for government questions and proposal revisions. The proposal management process covers the proposal management activities from pre-proposal submission through post-submission activities. We’ll share our industry best practices, tips, tricks, and tools for managing every aspect of your proposals. Understanding this process is a must for government contractors. This seminar will...

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LIVE ONLINE – Strength-based Winning for Federal Contractors | Oct. 6-8, 2020 (~4 hours per day over 3 days)

Date: October 6-8, 2020 (3-day class) Time: 12:00-4:00 pm U.S. Eastern each day Location: ONLINE, LIVE, INSTRUCTOR-LED To win federal best value tradeoff proposals, you need to have the best and possibly the most strengths. This class sets the framework for how the government evaluates proposals and what constitutes a strength to government evaluators. Attendees learn how to perform strength-based capture, strength-based solutioning, and strength-focused proposal reviews as well as write proposal text that highlights those strengths. What you will learn: In this Strength-based Solutioning class, you’ll learn: How the government evaluates proposals and determines strengths, weaknesses, deficiencies, and risks How to plan and manage effective strength-based solutioning sessions How to budget and map strengths for higher scores How to write proposal text featuring strengths that are supported by proof points How to conduct strengths-based proposal reviews and score your proposal like a government evaluator How to use results to...

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