The set of document submitted for the evaluation of the project is called Project Proposal. Whether it is a brief or extensive and regardless of the formality with with which it is presented.
All the proposal should begin with short summary statement called as executive summary covering fundamental nature of proposal using minimal technical language.
Every proposal should include following :-
1) The Nature of Technical Problem and How it is to be approached.
2) The Plan for implementing the project once it is accepted.
3) The Plan for Logistic support and administration of the project.
4) Description of the group proposing to do work plus its past experience in similar work.
Example. In DoD, the proposal must be precisely structured to meet the requirement contain in the official Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Quotation (RFQ) which need Technical Proposal Requirement (TPR).