Proposals need to include the following components:
Define the problem/issue to be solved. Consider your brief, if you have one.
Give reasons for the need to solve the problem.
What has already been done? What solutions are currently available? Include a literature review for an academic proposal.
Introduce your solution, including procedures and materials. Add costs and time when necessary.
Justify your solution. Explain why your solution is a good one.
Recommend any future action.
Examples of Proposals include:
- book proposal
- building proposal
- business plan
- catering plan
- legislation reform
- marketing plan
- policy proposal
- procedural plan
- research proposal
Try the following tasks to learn more about the structure of Proposals.
Several kinds of Proposal are mentioned: book proposal, building proposal, business plan, catering plan, legislation reform, marketing plan, policy proposal, procedural plan and research proposal. Look at Examples 1 and 2. What type of Proposals are they?