Proposal Planning

MGMT X 442.12

Learn about the contractor's process for preparing a cost proposal from the initial planning stages through negotiations.

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What you can learn.

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of steps in the preparation of the contractor's cost proposal and information
  • Describe and apply methods and techniques used by the contractor for successfully preparing a responsive cost proposal
  • Define details of the documentation required to support the cost proposal as required by government regulations
  • Recognize the role played by each company organization in preparing cost proposals

About this course:

Through lectures, case studies, and classroom exercises, this course describes the contractor's process for preparing a cost proposal from the initial planning stages through negotiations. Instruction emphasizes analyzing customer requirements as identified in the request for proposal; developing estimating prerequisites, including proposal ground rules and assumptions; work breakdown structure and dictionary; bills of material; proposal and program schedules; pricing instructions; developing a responsive cost proposal; and government analysis of the cost proposal and data used in this analysis.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Proposal Planning.

X 442.11 Government Acquisition Process or consent of instructor.

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