Group Written Report assignment
This assignment is based on building a professional deliverable using APA style. The final report is not to exceed five (5) pages of text, not including the title page, references page, tables, figures, and appendices.
WK 1: Orientation, download the APA Template for your Written Report.
WK 1.5: Use the NAICS Code provided on your client's Counseling Information Form to look-up the IBISWorld report(s). Use your Blackboard username and password if you are off-campus and are asked to authenticate.
WK 2-6: contact Dan Maynard to schedule team consultations as needed (one or more members of the team). Sessions are subject to availability. Research Consultation Form
WK 7: APA Written Report Draft upload: Include all aspects of the APA Template provided. 25 points. Due 8:00 PM Saturday 8/13. Upload to Bb in MS Word only, other formats will not be scored. One upload allowed.
WK 8: APA Written Report Final upload: To include: A revised and updated Written Report based on feedback from the WK 7 Draft Assignment and your current work. 75 points. Due 8:00 PM, Friday 8/19. Upload to Bb in MS Word only, other formats will not be scored. One upload allowed.
This is a summary of the "take-aways" and "next steps" from prior team meetings with faculty.
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MBA 790 MC01 21SU2 (39) SLO1 Create professional and effective written documents. Measurement: Students will write an APA style final written report. Written Report Student teams will prepare a written report-outline in week #5; draft in week #6 and final in week #7 to be shared with the faculty only (not the client). The written report-final should not exceed 15 pages, exclusive of attachments and exhibits. Refer to Blackboard for the MBA 790 Writing Rubric.
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