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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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WRIT 4550 - Proposing and Persuading

Make things happen: start a business, raise funds, solicit work, support research, win a place on a conference program, take initiative, change the way things are done around here. This course will teach students how to write proposals that persuade. Students will learn to turn situations into occasions for proposing, write a variety of proposals, locate Request for Proposals, develop a workplan for feasible projects that come in on-time and on-budget, use networks to strengthen proposals, detail a budget, and edit for clarity and grace. This is a communication-intensive course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: graduate standing or successful completion of a WRIT 1110, WRIT 2110, or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross listed with WRIT 6550. Students may not receive credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4

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