Winning with Task Orders

Through lecture, discussion, and exercises, workshop participants will learn important distinctions between task order proposals and other proposal forms, and their similarities—enabling participants to make better bid/no-bid decisions, create customer-focused proposal strategies, and create more efficient task order proposal response processes. This interactive workshop introduces key principles and practices for winning task order proposals and how they are applied throughout the business development process.

This one-day, online/in-person course will instruct participants on the challenges of task orders and how to overcome them to better navigate the work that will be performed on the contract vehicle.

In this course, you will learn about:

  • The nature of task order proposals and challenges to winning them
  • Increasing your batting average—how to make smart task order bid decisions
  • How capture planning works in a task order world
  • Quick response task orders—essential elements of preparation
  • How to tailor your business development process to fit task order bids
  • How to best leverage work performed on the contract vehicle proposal and previous task order proposals


This course qualifies as one of four elective learning units for Shipley Certification, and/or as 8 CEUs toward maintaining APMP certification and qualifies as 8 hours/units towards PMP PDU requirements. A certificate of training completion is issued upon successful completion of the course.

Who should attend:
  • Proposal Managers
  • Capture Managers
  • Proposal Coordinators
  • Program Managers
  • Volume Leads
  • Business Development Professionals

Contact Information

Contact Shipley at 888-772-9467 or