Xcom285 Week 7 Syllabus

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Week Seven

Reports and Presentations

Identify skills needed to deliver effective oral presentations. •Apply business presentation techniques to create Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides. •Create a written report.

Course Assignments

1.Readings

Read Ch. 1517 of Business and Administrative Communication.

2.Week 7: CheckPoint: Oral Presentation (Due Day 5)
***Please remember to post your assignment via a PPT, within the Assignments section of this course. Thank you. J

Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of six to eight slides with speaker notes on oral presentations. •Review Ch. 17 of the text for information.
Follow the guidelines for formatting presentation slides. •Read Appendix F, for specific information on completing the CheckPoint.

3.Week 7: Assignment: Tuition Reimbursement Implementation Report (Due Day 7) ***Please remember to post your assignment via a Word Document, within the Assignments section of this course. Thank you. J

Review the following scenario:

Your company has had a very profitable year and is looking to expand their employee benefits. As an employee in the benefits department, you have been asked to prepare a report to persuade your company administrators that adding tuition reimbursement for the bachelor’s degrees in business and communication benefits the company. Because the company has already approved a budget for this expansion, financial costs are not a concern.

Write a 1,050- to 1,200-word paper that explains the benefits to the company. Include the following:

oNew professional opportunities you believe this degree affords to employees oTypes of careers people with the degree often have
oEarning potential of people who have the degree
oBenefits to the company, like increased retention

Include at least three scholarly research resources into the paper. •Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
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