This is the scenario:
I have small floor refinishing business
that provides a specialty-coating product for ceramic tile and marble floors.
I’m ready to expand my business by competing for Navy contracts at the local
base. I have received a Request for Proposal (RFP) #123456789, dated
07/14/2014. I also find out through a reliable source that a local competitor
has also received an RFP for a similar type of product and service. I’m now
ready to begin considering the factors needed for your proposal based on RFP
#123456789, dated 07/14/2014. Remember that another local competitor intends to
submit a proposal as well.
Additional factors to consider are:
The other local competitor has removed their name from consideration
and has requested to become your company’s sub-contractor due to your company’s
patent on the specialty coating.
Your existing floor equipment is dated. However, you have
learned that the Navy base has floor equipment which is not currently being
Write a six (6) page
paper in which you:
Determine the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments,
performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid.
Provide a rationale for your response.
Determine the approach and the key terms that you would consider
in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Provide a rationale for
Propose the quality control and inspection procedures that you
believe should be included in your proposal. Provide a rationale for your
Determine, because of your company’s private patent on the
specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent
infringement objection for the use of the coating. Provide a rationale for your
Determine the mechanism for contract closeout your company would
use with the Navy. Provide a rationale for your response.
Use at least three (3) quality references Note: Wikipedia and
other related websites do not qualify as academic resources
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12),
with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover
page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page