Informal Proposals

Informal ProposalsThis week’s assignment focuses on informal proposals. There are three parts to the assignment:1.  Outline a proposal following the outline format presented in Chapter 6 of the textbook.2.  Write an introduction for your proposal.3.  Research:  Finding sources that are relevant to your proposal.Part I.  Write Outline For a proposalUsing the Outline Format for an Informal Proposal (Chapter 6), outline a proposal.  You may choose your own engineering or information technology topic.  However, you may also choose from the topics listed below.The topics are general; you will need to narrow and focus your proposal idea. Research may be required.·  A proposal to address network or computer security issues (firewall, malware, anti-virus·  A proposal to upgrade an existing application or install a new application·  A proposal for a Web-based training system (implementing a new platform or upgrading existing platform)·  A proposal to build some type of flying craft (e.g. drone, quadcopter)·  A proposal to build some type of robotic device.·  A proposal to automate a system·  Information Technology and Management projects atIllinois Institute of Technology·  Engineering projects fromCalvin UniversityPart II: Write the introduction to your proposal.This proposal is an informal proposal and it is a solicited proposal.  Your audience is receptive to your proposal.Your introduction should clearly state the:·  Purpose·  Background (why you are proposing the idea)·  Scope of the proposalBe sure to identify your audience – is it a Professor (academic audience), someone in an organization (professional audience)?  Your introduction should clearly state the Purpose, Background (why are you proposing this idea), and Scope of the proposal.Part III:  ResearchFind three sources that provide information on the costs and/or time involved in implementing your proposal.  The Internet or the EBSCO on line library system may be used to find source.Use the attached Proposal Time & Cost Source Sheetto enter the source information.1.  Summarize the content of the sources (2-3 sentences)2.  State why they are relevant to your proposal.Format Requirements:1.  One-inch (1”) margins2.  Double-spaced3.  Submit two documents:·  Proposal Outline and Introduction·  Proposal Time & Cost Source SheetAssignment checklist:·  Part I and Part II: Check content of your outline and introduction against the content elements listed in the textbook.·  Part III:  Check to see that your URLs are accurate and that the sources can be accessed before submitting your work.·  Proofread and spell check your work