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Spring Semester 2019
Sep 23, 2020
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ENER 30701 - Effective Technical Writing
Effective global development proposal writing is a critical skill required in both the public and private sectors to influence policy and practice. Writing and revising effective responses to solicitations from agencies such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Department of State (DOS), and other funders on key global development issues such as disaster response, resiliency, sustainability, and other topics is critical to the success of many non-profit and for-profit organizations worldwide. Part 1 of this course focuses on background in global development and understanding the technical components of Requests for Applications (RFAs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from federal agencies, in addition to how these requirements relate to writing proposals for foundations, and corporations. Particular attention will be placed on RFAs and RFPs that focus on the theme of sustainability. Part 2 of this course emphasizes technical writing skills and revisions to respond to RFAs and RFPs from U.S. federal agencies, including advanced topics in how to communicate technical topics through your writing to most effectively respond to funder solicitations. Part 3 of this course will provide an opportunity to respond to the technical components of a federal agency solicitation to fund your proposed global development project. This course is used to prepare students for careers in both global and domestic settings where organizations seek funding through proposal development. Since many proposals to funding agencies are reviewed by a panel of 3-4 reviewers, this course is team taught by faculty from different disciplines to prepare students for submitting proposals to a review panel.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undeclared, All levels at the University:, Employee Non-Degree, Graduate Architecture, Graduate Business, Graduate Non-Degree, Graduate Business Non-Degree, Graduate, Holy Cross College, Law Doctorate, Law Non-Degree, Law, Non-matriculating, Pre-College, Parish Programs, St. Mary's College, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Undergraduate, Graduate Business, Graduate
Schedule Types: Class

Undergraduate Division
Cvl & Envmntl Engr & Earth Sci Department

Course Attributes:
ENST - Energy Studies, WRIT - Writing Intensive

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate Non-Degree
      St. Mary's College
      Undergraduate Non-Degree
      Employee Non-Degree
      Holy Cross College
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     

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