Proposal Writing

The Mycetoma Research Centre

University of Khartoum

WHO Collaborating Centre on Mycetoma

 The Mycetoma Research and Development Arcade

Workshop Overview

Proposal is a formal plan engraved for consideration by others. Proposals provide a tentative plan of what the investigator is anticipating to do by providing an overview of the project including aims, methods and timelines.

This workshop will provide a unique opportunity by giving an overview of this process and valuable knowledge for researchers in the field. Pioneering researchers and scientists in the field of research will facilitate this workshop and share their knowledge and experience.

Workshop Facilitators

A group of experts with track records in research will facilitate the workshop, led by Prof Ahmed H Fahal.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will have a good understanding of:

  • What is proposal.
  • Definition of research proposal.
  • The importance of research proposal.
  • Write a sound research proposal for different purposes.
  • Component of research proposal.

Workshop Programme

Day 1  
09:00-09:30 Setting Course Objectives
09:30-11:00 The Proposal: What is it 
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 The Proposal: How it is done
13:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30- 15:00 Groups Work

Day 2  
09:00-11:00 Before we take off 
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Group Work
13:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30- 15:00 Groups Presentations
15:00-15:30 Closing Remarks

Instruction Methods

This workshop is a hands-on training activity with various interactive instructional techniques. There will be brief presentations, with small group teaching, discussions and training.

Who Should Attend

The target attendees are all medical and health professionals, clinical research professionals, research managers, and other scientists who share an interest in the field of research.

Workshop Duration

It is a two-day intensive workshop tackling different domains of proposal writing.

Workshop Coordinator

Dr Eiman Siddig will coordinate the workshop.

How will the assessment be done?

  • Pre-workshop MCQs to assess the basic knowledge of participants prior to the sessions.
  • Interactive sessions.
  • Post-workshop MCQs to assess the acquired knowledge and certificate will be handed after achieving the minimum pass score. Those who fail to achieve this score will be offered a second attempt to take the following workshop’s post-workshop assessment.

Workshop Evaluation

Oral and written participants and workshop facilitators feedback will be obtained.