Dr. Seibert and Dr. Mostashari are planning to host virtual “Check in” Zoom meetings every Wednesday, from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. We are looking forward to meeting with at least one person form each team (the more the merrier!).
Plus 30 Minute Group meeting with instructors every other week, as needed.
Group Written Report assignments
This assignment is based on building and polishing a professional deliverable by editing a series of drafts. Use this work to inform your interactions with your professors, your SBTDC advisor, and your client.
WK 1: Orientation, download the APA Template for your Written Report.
WK 5: APA Written Report Outline upload: 1. The Written Report outlined as provided on the APA Template, to include: a completed Title Page; Executive Summary (label, no content); body with Labels and Headings; a References page (label, content as needed); Figure 1 and Figure 2 (no content); followed by these completed appendices: Appendix A, Resumes; Appendix B, Scope Letter; and Appendix C, Time Log [to-date]. 2. You may also include, based on your current work, a draft of the Description of Business section, including the Business Description, Mission Statement, and Business Goals and Objectives subsections (include text with In-text Citations and References). [25 points] Due 8:00 PM, Saturday 7/24. Upload to Bb in MS Word only, other formats will not be scored.
WK 6: APA Written Report Draft upload: To include: Your revised and updated Written Report based on feedback from the WK 5 Outline Assignment and your current work (include text with In-text Citations, References, Table notes, Figure notes, and Appendices). [50 points]. Due 8:00 PM Saturday 7/31. Upload to Bb in MS Word only, other formats will not be scored. One upload allowed.
WK 7: APA Written Report Final upload: To include: A revised and updated Written Report based on feedback from the WK 6 Draft Assignment and your current work (include a completed Executive Summary). [75 points] Due 8:00 PM, Saturday 8/7.
Dr. Mostashari, Dan Maynard and I [Dr. Seibert] held Week #4 Appointment meetings with all ten teams this week. We've provided a summary of the "take-aways" and "next steps" for you to be successful in this course. [20210713-15]
M-TR 8:00am - 10:30am at the Wiggins Library Reference Desk, first floor (and via "Chat" from the "Ask a Librarian" icon on the Wiggins Memorial Library homepage).
Hours subject to change. Other hours available by appointment (contact me by email)
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.
Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. (2015). Are we making progress [Survey]? National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce. https://www.nist.gov/baldrige
Small Business Technology Development Center, North Carolina State University. (date of report). Performance review (for the period ended mm/dd/yyyy) [Financial analysis for XYZ Co.]. ProfitCents. https://www.profitcents.com/