A high-quality request for proposal (RFP) is an essential tool for any project manager or CIO. An RFP informs suppliers...
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the organization is planning to acquire new services or products, allows for wide distribution and response (and identifies requirements for responses), and creates a structured evaluation and selection process. When would an organization need an RFP? There are many scenarios: A company would like to outsource a custom-written computer application, for example, or is looking to begin a vendor relationship with an outside talent firm.
We've compiled a few examples of free RFPs so you can better understand what an RFP contains and how to create one for your next project.
SOURCE: Global KAP consultancy
OFFERING: This page lists what an RFP should contain, as well as the key objectives and the benefits you can expect.
SOURCE: Maryland Energy Administration
OFFERING: Take a look at this RFP example in PDF form from Maryland's state agency for energy. It contains instructions for planning, preparing and implementing energy-related procurement contracts.
More useful free templates
SOURCE: Energy Star program
OFFERING: This RFP template is shorter than the previous ones, but provides a nice illustration of all the necessary information and appendices.
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