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WRITING GOOD proposals

April 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About this event

The secret to a good RFP proposal is what happens well before the writing stage. This short seminar steps through what to do even before you put fingers to keyboard and then provides some useful tips on structuring and writing the proposal itself.

It examines common pitfalls and time wasters that you can easily avoid and gives some ideas for increasing your chances of success. There is time for questions.

Who should attend

  • anyone writing proposals in response to RFPs… so you can do this better
  • Yukon/Whitehorse/First Nation government staff writing RFPs… so you can see how your work is viewed and processed by your target audience


About the instructor: Tim Green, CD, PEng

Tim Green spent 26 years in the Canadian army as a signals officer. That included tours of duty as troop commander in Quebec, Egypt, and Cyprus, and then as space systems engineer and senior staff planner. He retired with the rank of Major from the position of CIO of a 12,000-person organization.

Outside the army, Tim worked as an IT consultant, manager for Dell Canada, project manager for a railway company, and English/French interpreter. He has been a technical editor for 15 years, and recently retired after 10 years as a project manager and procurement expert with the Government of Yukon.

Tim is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, Carleton University, and the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He has degrees in electrical engineering and is a shared recipient of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Peace. He tracks down old copper mines using lidar, GPS, and boots on the ground.