Session 3 Discussion
Click on the Session 3 Discussion link and create a new thread to respond to the discussion prompt. After posting your initial response, please comment on classmates’ responses. Respond by making constructive responses or by raising other questions that will promote further discussion and learning by all of us.It is best practice to post early and continually participate throughout the session. You will be graded not only for your posting, but your participation in this discussion. Your initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59 P.M. (MST) of the session in which the discussion is assigned. A minimum of two (2) additional response posts are due by Sunday at 11:59 P.M. (MST). These are minimum requirements. Be sure to follow any additional guidelines posted by the instructor for the course in regards to discussions.Review the rubric for the discussion.
Review the discussion prompt below. Then prepare a list of talking points in order to be prepared for the class discussion. Please bring a printed copy to class.
Discussion Prompt: Formal Communication
Formal communications in business often involves crafting reports that communicate business performance and proposals that solicit approval and/or funding from management.
- What are the essential elements of an effective report?
- What are the essential elements of an effective proposal?
- What is the best approach to presenting the elements of each?
Explain your answers, using examples from the text and a work environment with which you are familiar.
Session 3 Business Research Report
Using the information provided in your reading this session, develop a problem statement you might address in a business report. Then identify three sources that you would use in your research, and justify your choice in 2-3 sentences per source based on your reading.Click on the Session 3 Critical Thinking Assignment link to submit your assignment by the posted due date. Review the rubric available in Due Dates and Grades for specific grading criteria.