This week we are learning how to write business plans and proposals. Imagine this is an elevator pitch or a sales pitch like you’ve probably seen on the show, “Shark Tank.” You must be concise, clear, and effective, and usually in a short amount of time or space for written text.
There are different ways of proposing new business ideas, depending on your audience. Read this article by Paulina Karpis written for Forbes, 3 Strategies For Writing Business Proposals From An Amazon Exec (Links to an external site.).
Based on your readings and this article, what are the key takeaways that make creating business proposals effective? Remember that you are writing a business proposal as your final project, so this discussion should be helpful for you.
In your responses to classmates, inquire further about their ideas of what effectiveness means and how to improve on a proposal. It helps when replying to your classmates’ posts to put your mindset into that of an investor or CEO, not as a consumer or customer. Shift your thinking and imagine what kind of presentation/information/proposal you would need to invest. Think like a Shark.
Your first response should be a minimum of 100 words
You should reply to a minimum of 2 other classmates’ responses with 50 words minimum,
To earn full credit you need to answer more than “I agree” or “good job.” Your discussion replies may ask a clarifying question, may relate and apply to another situation, or you can probe the question deeper. But it needs to have substance in order for you to earn points.