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MBA 790 Strategic Management “Live Case Seminar”: Home Spring 2023

Developed for Dr. Mostashari & Dr. Seibert by Dan Maynard

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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 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.

WK 7: Review Written Report Rubric & Workshop

WK 8: APA Written Report Final upload: To include: A revised and updated Written Report based on feedback from the WK 7 Workshop and your current work. 75 points. Due 8:00 PM, Friday 3/3. Upload to Bb in MS Word only, other formats will not be scored. One upload allowed.

Guidelines for this assignment


Block, P. (2011). Flawless Consulting: A guide to getting your expertise used (3rd Ed). Center for Creative Leadership. ON ORDER

Dan's office hours

Wiggins Library Reference Desk: T-W-TR 8:00am - 10:30am (WML  first floor and via "Chat" from the "Ask a Librarian" icon on the Wiggins Memorial Library homepage).

School of Business: W 1:00pm - 4:00pm (Room 118, across from the POD).

Hours subject to change. Other hours available by appointment (contact me by email)

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Scope Note

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.

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.