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Brief: Common Proposal Ploys We Know and Hate -- Quiz

Take this quiz to see how well you understand what you've learned.

Note: Please answer all questions for the most accurate score.  Unanswered questions are scored as incorrect.


1. For managers to develop effective budget proposals, it helps to have:

A. clear budget instructions
B. a pressing deadline
C. your bonus depend on it
D. a colleague to do the proposal for you

2. After you have gone through a psychiatric evaluation, the CFO would probably expect more accurate cost estimates on your next proposal.

True
False

3. The Whipsaw Proposal is a ploy used to request twice as much funding as necessary, since the request will likely be cut in half anyway.

True
False

4. Understating project costs is not a problem, because management will give you a blank check later in the year, if needed.

True
False

5. Telling senior management the truth can ruin an otherwise "good" proposal.

True
False

 

 

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