Validating the review plan ensures that the approach to proposal quality is sufficient
- The Executive Sponsor determines the level of quality required for the proposal by reviewing the Validation Plan.
- The Executive Sponsor should consider whether the items in the Proposal Quality Validation Plan are sufficient to achieve the level of quality required.
- The Executive Sponsor may wish to increase (or decrease) the level of formality in reviews, the number of participants, or the number of items to be validated.
Here is a checklist to help you ensure a thorough review of your Proposal Quality Validation Plan:
❏ List of validation items contains everything it should and has been customized to reflect the evaluation criteria and what you know about the customer, the opportunity, and the competitive environment
❏ Defined scope and outcome for each validation item is correct
❏ Method specified is sufficient
❏ Level of formality is sufficient
❏ Output is correct
❏ Schedule is correct
❏ List of participants is sufficient
❏ Leader of each item is identified
❏ Requirements for participation are defined and sufficient
❏ Whether any other notes or procedures should be specified