Parts of Each Proposal
This part contains more information about the company such as the company name, mission, vision, values, unique attributes, list of products and the business opportunity to be exploited.
This part provides the information about the industry, customers to be served and the level and nature of competition in the market.
This gives an analysis of the plans the company has in dealing with the strengths and weaknesses. It also provides information about how the company will fully exploit the available opportunities and expand.
This provides all the necessary financial information.
This part indicates the various steps to be taken to implement the plan.
Just like the first sample, this one provides all the information about the company’s values, mission and products. It states what the company believes in and all the products it deals in. this is very important information because it clearly spells out what kind of business it is. This makes it easier for everyone to know the line of products it produces.
In this section, there is a clear outline of the strategies which the company will employ to tackle any challenge. Since the company expects competition, it is important to come up with strategies to
Here, it provides information regarding the way the set plans will be implemented. Without this component, it will be futile to draft a plan since it ends with implementation.
Strengths and Weaknesses
In both the samples, there is adequate information about the company. At the beginning of each plan, the planners provide information about the company’s mission, vision and values. This is important because it helps in a deeper ‘understanding of the company’ (Riley, 2007). At the same time, it helps the reader to know more about the principles under which the company operates. Moreover, the plans clearly indicate their weaknesses and strengths. This is a crucial component of these plans. However, in the first sample, there is no information about how the plans will be implemented. This is similar to the second sample in which no adequate data is provided concerning the action plan. Despite outlining the perceived challenges and competition, there is no sufficient information on how they will be addressed to enable the business prosper as planned.
Baugh, L. Sue and Hamper, Robert. Handbook for Writing Proposals. McGraw–Hill, 2005. Print.
Riley, Patrick. The One Page Proposal: How to Get Your Business Pitch onto One Persuasive Page. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Print.