Running Head: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
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Request for Proposal for Microsoft Office Software Training
John A. Smith (Your name)
University of Phoenix
ENG/221 Technical Writing
Joseph Johnson (instructor name)
Table of Contents
1. Overview – page 3
a. Introduction page 3
b. Business Goals page 3
2. Scope – page 4
c. Purpose of Request for Proposal page 4
d. Project Goal page 4-5
3. Vendor Information – page 5
e. Desired Qualifications page ...view middle of the document...
Your Company requires each technician and administrative professional to be proficient in the latest version of Microsoft Office. The goal of this Request for Proposal is to train all 75 employees in the proficient use and application of the Microsoft Office 2010 software within a five week period starting August 1, 2011. To keep with the time hack and ongoing business, training will start at 0800 and end at 1200 from Monday through Thursday every week for five weeks.
Instruction will be needed for the following programs within the Microsoft Office 2010 suite: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Outlook. This is the proposed training schedule:
Week | Program | Date | Time | Location |
1 | MS Word | 8/1 to 8/4 | Mon – Thurs, 0800 – 1200 | Building 5 Meeting Room |
2 | MS Excel | 8/8 to 8/11 | Mon – Thurs, 0800 – 1200 | Building 5 Meeting Room |
3 | MS PowerPoint | 8/15 to 8/18 | Mon – Thurs, 0800 – 1200 | Building 5 Meeting Room |
4 | MS Access | 8/22 to 8/25 | Mon – Thurs, 0800 – 1200 | Building 5 Meeting Room |
5 | MS Outlook | 8/29 to 9/1 | Mon – Thurs, 0800 – 1200 | Building 5 Meeting Room |
The maximum budget ceiling is set firm at $2,500 per employee for a total of $187,500.
Training must provide employees with working knowledge to practically use each of the software programs requested. Training manuals, reference materials, and training aids must also be included. Vendor must also provide Microsoft certified training materials to each employee for the duration of the class.
End of course evaluation must also be administered to ensure training effectiveness of each employee for each course attended. Testing results must be logged and a tabulation of results will be provided to the Contracting Officer as well as the Human Resources Department along with original copies of the test given. The trainer will also issue certificates of completion to each employee completing training at the end of each training evolution. If any employee does not pass any course evaluation, the vendor agrees to retrain personnel to satisfy training requirements to pass a retest.
The company has already secured 75 computers pre-loaded with Microsoft Office 2010 software, which will be issued to each employee for the duration of the course.