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Study Guide For Exam 2

by: Mikysha Pressley

Study Guide For Exam 2 ENC 3250

Mikysha Pressley
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Professional Writing
Renee Rallo

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Date Created: 01/31/16
Chapter 5 Business Writing Documents and Elements Feasibility Reports Page 143 o Presents evidence about the practicality of a proposed project based on given criteria 0 Contains four parts an introduction body conclusion and a recommendation 0 The introduction states the purpose of the report and what the report is about subject and also some background information The body is a description or detailed review for achieving the goal of the project Incident Reports 144 o Are used to analyze events such as accidents equipment failures or health emergencies Investigative Reports 144 0 Offers a more precise analysis of yourjobs problem or issues in response to a need for information For instance a company would ask for feedback from its workers Progress Reports 147 o Are details on a task or activity completed for a major workplace project and focuses on the ongoing work 0 Reports on the status of a project Proposals 150 o A proposal is a document written to persuade readers on how they can bene t by solving a problem or ful lling a need None are informative 0 Informal Proposals The most common type of proposals and are typically used for small spending request 0 Formal Internal Proposal usually request to commit to large amounts of money 0 External Proposals are prepared for clients and customers outside your company Unsolicited proposals are those submitted by a company without a prior request and are usually preceded by a letter of inquiry 0 Missing from the formal proposal is the summary 0 The textbook directs you to close proposals by being courteous Trip Report 166 o A written account of business travel to an event and its accomplishments Sale Proposals 157 o A major marketing tool for businesses and industries and are legally binded once they are submitted Chapter 8 Presentations and Meetings 231 When preparing presentations Organize your information 0 Determine the amount of information necessary to tell your message 0 Be aware of your audience Audience s best remember how you start and close your presentation so it has to be organized and clear 243 Visuals 246 o Wellplanned visuals add interest focus and emphasis on your presentation Also clari es and simpli es your message 0 Can help the audience because it s more simple or easily understandable than what you re saying When delivering you message be sure to move and use gestures so that your audience know you re engaged 248249 0 Active Listeners take action make decisions interprets the message and decides it worth Planning a successful meeting 0 choose a good time and place to hold the meeting decide who you want to be there 0 determine the focus of the meeting Agenda s Should always be prepared to ensure you cover all the topics you wish to cover Assigning the minute taking 0 Of cial records of the meeting 0 Has to always be accurate complete and clear Dealing with con ict o Is inevitable but you should tell the person to let others nish in a rm manner 0 Always be prepared don t depend on technology 0 Practice makes perfect when presenting


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