Winning Technical Proposals

Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

Winning Technical Proposals

Overview

Cost
$150.00
Time Commitment
6 hours
Course Dates
September 1 - December 23
Delivery
Online
Enrolment Period
August 17th - November 22nd
Person writing in notebook while using a laptop.

About this Course

Winning someone to your way of thinking depends of course upon your technical excellence and your reputation, but using the right persuasive words and learning the elements of winning style can give you an advantage over your competitors. This course brings together a range of approaches and techniques that will help you improve your technical proposals.


Designed for

  • Professionals with a university degree or college diploma in a science or engineering discipline.
  • Individuals seeking professional development (e.g., for a professional association or society).


Course Structure and Delivery

online Guided Self-Paced, Complete by DECEMBER 20

This course is designed to be completed in five to six hours. This course consists of asynchronous readings, video lectures, exercises, and assignments. Coursework is assessed as ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’. All materials and engagement activities are delivered fully online through UBCO’s Canvas Catalog.


Credential Awarded

Learners who successfully complete this course will receive:

  • a digital verifiable badge.

This course is part of the Critical Skills for Communications in the Technical Sector program. Learners who successfully complete all eight courses in the program will receive a Letter of Proficiency.


Requirements

Prerequisites

This non-credit learning opportunity has no pre-requisites nor does it require a prior or existing affiliation with UBC. The content is designed for adult learners; participants must be 18 years or older. The language of instruction is English.

Technical

It is expected that participants have access to a personal computer connected to the Internet with speakers, web-camera and a microphone and that the computer is installed with web browser, and word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software.

Course Materials

All materials required for this course will be provided within UBCO’s Canvas Catalog.


Instructional Team

Christa Bedwin, B.Ed., B.Sc. is a Senior Technical Editor, who has 20 years’ experience coaching scientific and engineering writers, and editing for industry, government, academia, and educational and trade publishers, with specialties in engineering and the environment. She has taught technical writing to professional engineers and scientists in Canada and internationally; has published three textbooks about writing for scientific reporting consultants; and among other projects has contributed chapters to Editors Canada’s two most recent publications, Editing Canadian English and its companion volume, Editorial Niches.


Additional Info

This credential is offered by the Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science at UBC Okanagan. Questions about department courses and programs should be submitted to eegs.cpd@ubc.ca.



Last updated: 2022-11-23 04:34

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