In this assignment, students will work independently to write a short formal report that analyzes a situation and provides recommendations. This course project will satisfy TCOs 4, 6 and 8.
In this assignment, students will analyze two possible career choices, and then write a formal analytical report effectively presenting a recommendation to pursue one of the careers. This project has two parts: * Part one, the Table of Contents and Introductory Section, is due at the end of week 6. * Part two, the report in its entirety, is due at the end of week 8. * Students are encouraged to begin work on this project no later than week 5, reading the project directions, reading Chapters 13, 14, and 15, and, if time permits, doing preliminary research.
Formal Report Topic
This assignment is based on Case Number 4, Chapter 15 on pages 466-67: Reconciling the experts: Resolving the advice on writing business plans. Here’s the situation: Read and follow the directions on pages 466-67 in chapter 15. Your report should include the following: * Information as noted and asked for in the case. Research from at least six credible sources to inform the your audience and to support the recommendation(s) * APA citations for all researched information (in-text parenthetical citations and a reference list at the end of the report) * Formal report formatting
You will need to conduct outside research and cite your sources using APA citations. Conclude the formal report by making recommendations to your audience. Your report MUST be formatted as a formal report.
Part One (Due Week 6) Table of Contents and Introduction
Your assignment this week is to write your formal report’s table of contents and introduction, using formal formatting. To complete this assignment, you will need to have a good plan in place for your formal report. I encourage you to use the three-step process we’ve been studying this...