Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this 10-hour micro-credential, learners will explore the different types of proposals and study the anatomy of a proposal to apply it to their writing effectively. Learners will also discover how to differentiate between project goals and objectives for positioning and measuring purposes. Learners will learn how to develop a comprehensive budget that complements their proposal and design an evaluation plan that informs funders on how they will measure and monitor the impact of their philanthropy.

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Recognize the different types of proposals and how effectively apply them

  • Identify the anatomy of a proposal and how to apply it your writing

  • Use the components of a proposal to guide the process of effective proposal writing

  • Analyze the different components that are included in an effective proposal

  • Design an effective proposal that could be used for funding

  • Create a potential proposal that could be submitted for funding within an organization


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IDEA) Statement

    3. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    4. Before we begin...

    5. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    6. Learner Resources and Supports

    7. Technology Requirements

    8. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    9. Navigation

    10. Learner Introductions

    11. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    12. Technical Discussion Forum

    13. Frequently Asked Questions

    14. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Micro-credential Overview

    3. Learning Outcomes & Goals

    4. Modes of Learning

    1. Resources & Instructional Materials

    2. Proposal Template

    1. Introduction to Proposal Preparation

    2. Discussion: Reflection

    1. Proposal Development

    2. Discussion: Challenges With Proposal Development

    3. Application Exercise: Developing a Possible Proposal

    1. Lesson 3: Goal Setting

    2. Preparing Your Proposal's Goals & Objectives

    3. Discussion: Goal Setting

About this course

  • $120.00