At the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Bid & Proposal Con, held in Boston, Massachusetts, from 25–29 May 2016, Dick Eassom, CF APMP Fellow, VP Corporate Support, presented
• “Making it Count: the Effective Executive Summary” – download Making it Count: The Effective Executive Summary File Downloads :252
An effective Executive Summary is one of the most important parts of your proposal. It sets a positive, confident tone for the evaluators, and helps them sell you as the winner. Dick’s presentation provides an introduction into the best practices for creating effective proposal Executive Summaries
• “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Word” – download Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Word File Downloads :219
Slipping on his ‘Wordman‘ alter ego, Dick explained how to use some of Microsoft Word’s more esoteric features: creating numbered run-on headings using the style separator; linking cover page and header text using content controls; adding a foldout as a building block; and adding help text to forms.
Dick also took part in a panel discussion of what it takes to be a “Presentation Pro.” For more details on the event, click here.