Course Description

A strong proposal can be a sales tool and a way to obtain new business. This document is a written offer of tailored services and it can demonstrate the value your solution brings to your potential client. An effective business proposal includes several key elements. From the audience to the formatting, each part of a winning proposal requires thoughtful planning and development to produce a strong, competitive proposal.

The following courses are highly recommended to enhance your writing skills:

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Begin the proposal process by gathering all the necessary information.
  • Define the objectives and scope of the project.
  • Write a persuasive document by including the key proposal elements.
  • Edit and proof proposals.
  • Submit a professional proposal package that creates a positive first impression.


If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need, you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in ‘Ilima 107, ph.734-9552, or email kapdss@hawaii.edu for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center at ph. 734-9210 (V), 447-1379 (videophone), or email kapdeaf1@hawaii.edu.

Please note: you will need to contact Kapi’olani CC’s DSSO or Deaf Center to request accommodations in a Kapi’olani CC course even if you’ve already registered or are receiving services at another UH campus’s disability support program.


Kapi‘olani Community College Refund/Drop Policy:

100% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 10 business days or more prior to start date of course.

50% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 5-9 business days prior to the start date of course.

0% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made less than 5 business days prior to the start date of course.

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