Instructor Profile

Sean Mitchell, PhD, RP Bio Fisheries Biologist Sean has worked in and studied the field of biology and impact assessment since 1987 and in that time has gained experience in four Canadian provinces (British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland) working on a broad array of fish and wildlife, from periphyton to mammals. Sean’s experience … Continued

Course Fees

Course fees may vary by course delivery.  For further information, please refer to our Course Schedule.   


There are no formal prerequisites. For writers with less than five years developing proposals, the companion course Technical Writing for Professionals is recommended as a prerequisite. The latter course goes into greater depth of persuasion and engaging writing than we have room for in Proposals.

Course Format

This one-day, 7-hour course is a highly interactive, classroom-based (online) instruction on crafting engaging and persuasive proposals. Course participants will complete a number of in-class assignments, exercises, group discussions and group teachings. This course equips students with hands-on tools and strategies to create more compelling proposals.


By the end of this course, course participants will have the tools and strategies to: