Writing an executive summary is one of the most important task in making a business proposal (or project proposal) / contract / tender. An executive summary gives your client (or anyone reading it), the summary of the proposal (or request for proposal) you have made. It generally contains information about what was the problem and the summary of the solution in the attached main documents (tender documents).
The goal of the executive summary (ES) is to clearly and precisely tell its reader about the solution that is being offered and arguments for delivering (which are described in Proposal). According to best industry practices, executive summary should not be more than 10% of the total proposal / tender report and not more than 10 pages in total.
Here are some effective tips for writing an executive summary:
One of the most successful ways of writing executive summary (as well as writing proposals) is by GIFBP (Goal, Issue, Features, Benefits, and Proof) method. Following should be kept in mind while drafting the same:
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