The following guidelines have been established for submission of proposals for new store products. Proposals should not exceed five pages; exclusive of appendices described below, and should contain the following basic elements:
1. A one-paragraph abstract, summarizing:
a. the product outline
b. the resources needed
c. how AP, AR, automation, and/or P2P professionals can use the
2. Project description including:
a. Proposed title
b. Project objectives
c. A statement of why the product is needed by the marketplace
d. A statement of intended audience and typical user profile
e. A statement of what problems does this product solve
f. Proposed table of contents
g. A statement of expected deliverables (manuscript, tools,
h. Review of competitors works and how this product differs
i. Identification of proposed author team members (if necessary)
including a brief description of their role.
j. A review of author’s previous works if applicable (books,
k. Itemized timeline and budget, including budget rationale
i. An appendix containing proposed interview
questions/guidelines, and survey, if applicable.
ii. Curriculum vitae (CV) for each author (3 pages maximum)
iii. Previous author affiliation with The Institute (if any)
Submit proposals* and questions via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Proposals are submitted to The Institute’s Product Review Council for review and consideration.