Architect's Essentials of Winning Proposals (The Architect's by Frank A. Stasiowski

By Frank A. Stasiowski

The Architect's necessities perform sequence offers important info at the company of structure and its affiliated professions to take care of and increase the standard of the pro and company environment.Architects and architects are typically required to organize and post proposals so as to safe new enterprise and the luck of those proposals has an instantaneous influence at the luck or failure of any given firm.Architectural businesses spend a normal of ?'000s getting ready proposals. This consultant bargains complete insurance of ways to create a suggestion that would get the jobLooks at how you can personalise proposals in addition to successfully targetting it to maximize luck charges

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Odds Calculation _______ Are the odds good for being shortlisted? _______ What are the odds for being awarded the job? ) J. Cost to Pursue _______ How much sales time and effort will be required in proportion to our odds of winning? _______ What are the sales costs relative to the potential profit? ) K. Analysis of Risks Related to Acceptance of Project _______ Describe the risks to which the firm would be exposed if this project is accepted. _______ What is the dollar value of these risks, in terms of liabilities to the firm?

_______ Do we have the available staff to produce the work in the client’s time frame? G. Competition _______ Who is the likely competition? _______ Do we have a chance against the competition? To Bid or Not to Bid: The Go/No-Go Decision 43 _______ Does this project offer us an opportunity to compete at a higher level against firms with which we would like to be identified in the marketplace? _______ Can we convey a strong message? _______ What do we have that makes us uniquely qualified to do the job?

They have an efficient project management system. > They offer repeat work. > Your people and their people would enjoy working together. Considering the time and money you invest in preparing proposals, you can afford to be picky. In fact, you can’t afford not to be. If your current hit rate is far below the national average of around 35 to 40 percent, you’re not being picky enough. ” Strategic Clients A subset of quality clients is strategic clients; that is, they’re important to the overall success of your firm because their work will support your growth strategy or some other business imperative.

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