Proposal Writing as a Consultancy Skill

from University of Heidelberg
Registration deadline: 20 Apr 2020 Training date: 04 May 2020 to 08 May 2020 More Information

This course provides practical knowledge and experience in writing funding proposals, in developing essential global health consultancy skills and the do’s and don’ts of working in the international arena.

It gives participants an introduction to consultancy and current trends in international cooperation and enables them to apply concepts and principles of proposal writing, development and design within the context of international health.

Participants learn about proposal formulation according to the rules of an international donor and how to use analytical and design tools such as situational analysis and log-frames. The course also focuses on improving participants’ personal writing skills.

Content Overview

The course includes the following topics:

  • Consultancy and Current Trends in International Cooperation
  • Proposal Writing
  • Effective Proposal Writing Techniques
  • Essential Elements of Proposal Development
  • Proposal Formulation According to the Rules of an International Donor
  • Using Analytical and Design Tools such as Situational Analysis and Log Frame
  • Case Studies Gates Foundation and Global Fund Proposal Development Based in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Criteria for Proposal Evaluation
  • Peer Assessment of Project Proposal Documents

Learning Objectives

The overall objective of this course is to enable health professionals and managers and students to understand and apply the concepts and principles of proposal writing within international health and to improve their personal and technical skills for in proposal writing.
At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Develop and write a proposal targeting international health donors / clients
  • List key steps and common mistakes in a proposal application process
  • Use analytical and design tools necessary for proposal development
  • Define and apply the principles of effective proposal writing
  • Analyse the team approach to developing a proposal
  • Develop and use criteria for assessment of proposals
Fee information:
General admittance: € 750.- troEd students: € 500.- Included in the course fee is a non-refundable registration fee of € 200.- Please register as soon as possible as the number of participants is limited. Unfortunately, no Scholarships are available. If the participant withdraws from the course less than 6 weeks prior: 25 % of the course fee will be charged. less than 4 weeks prior: 50 % of the course fee will be charged. less than 2 weeks prior: the whole course fee will be charged. The tuition fee does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.
How to register:

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