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WORKPLACE WRITING ESSENTIALS

 

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ENG 223 Week 1 Written Communication in the Workplace
 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following:

 

 

 

How messages can be adapted for various audiences in the workplace
 

 

How understanding audience can inform or help in identifying the tools and types of media or form (such as e-mail, letters, memos, and so on) that are appropriate for communicating in the workplace
 

 

Why grammar and word choice are important for effective communication in the workplace
 

 

What roles revision, editing, and proofreading play in clear workplace communication
 

 

How a writer can achieve accuracy and appropriate tone
 

 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 2 Formal Messaging
 

Write a 1- to 2-page formal letter or memo in which you communicate a negative message. You may select from one of the following scenarios:

 

 

 

Tell your investors or employees about a recent decrease in your company’s stock value.
 

 

Inform employees of a coming round of layoffs at your place of business.
 

 

Communicate displeasure with a business’ or vendor’s work practices or product.
 

 

Inform a customer that you are unable to refund his or her money or accept a returned product.
 

 

Select another scenario of your choice, as approved by your instructor.
 

 

Format your letter or memo as suggested in Ch. 10 of Workplace Writing.

Submit your assignment as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 2 Final Project: Report Topic Selection
 

Review the University of Phoenix Material: Research-Driven Long, Formal Report Instructions.

Select a topic for your assignment from the list of potential recommendations below:

 

 

 

Expansion of a business (retail, food, services, and so on) to another location(s)
 

 

Improving a firm’s sales and profit
 

 

Improving a company’s customer services
 

 

Implementing flexible scheduling
 

 

Reduction of business costs
 

 

Implementing sustainability measures across the company
 

 

Informal, dress-down Fridays
 

 

Technology (software and hardware) changes across the company
 

 

A business or workplace problem developed using the Virtual Organizations site
 

 

Another topic as approved by your instructor
 

 

Submit your selected topic for approval, and write a paragraph about why you decided on the selected topic and how you think you might approach it.

Format your paragraph consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 3 Formal Recommendation Outline
 

Review the University of Phoenix Material: Research-Driven Long, Formal Report Instructions.

Create an outline for your final project using the University of Phoenix Material: Formal Report Outline Template or the table of contents in Ch. 18 of Workplace Writing and the outline for presentations in Ch. 7.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 3 Persuasive Messages
 

Write a 350- to 700-word persuasive e-mail in a Microsoft® Word document to a manager or coworker requesting a change to the workplace. You may select from one of the following possible topics:

 

 

 

Workplace modification or resource
 

 

Change in direction on a project
 

 

Requesting a promotion
 

 

Recommendations for reductions in workplace waste or money-saving opportunities
 

 

Requesting to hire a new worker
 

 

Another topic as approved by your instructor
 

 

Refer to Ch. 9 and 13 of Workplace Writing for suggestions on how to write an effective, persuasive e-mail.

Submit your email as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 4 Tools for the Job Seeker
 

Select a position that you might like to apply for from a career search website of your choosing. This can be a job that you are qualified for now or will be qualified for after earning your degree.

Refer to Ch. 11 of Workplace Writing and choose either a reverse chronological resume or a functional resume depending on your work-history situation.

Create a one- to two-page resume for this job. Your resume should be formatted consistently by using the same type face, font, and headings. Use clear writing.

Include the following sections as appropriate:

 

 

 

Name and contact information
 

 

Career objectives
 

 

Summary of qualifications
 

 

Education
 

 

Experience
 

 

Honors and awards
 

 

Individualized activities
 

 

Refer to the University of Phoenix Career Services website to help shape your resume. You may also view templates for resumes from Microsoft® Word and any examples used in this course. Be ethical in your use of outside resources. Refer to the section entitled “Practice Resume Ethics” (p. 316) in Ch. 11 of Workplace Writing for additional help.

Write a one-page cover letter to accompany your resume.

In addition, you may assume you have also interviewed for this position.

Write a one-page follow-up letter.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and follow-up letter as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment files tab.

Materials

 

 

 

Phoenix Career Services Website
 

 

Workplace Writing, Ch. 11
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 4 Progress Report
 

Complete a 350- to 700-word progress report that summarizes the status of your report (due Week 5) and discusses the next steps for completion.

You may wish to refer to the section entitled “Progress Reports” in Ch. 17 of Workplace Writing (p. 486) and figure 17.5 in Ch. 17 as a guideline for preparing your progress report.

Submit your assignment as a Microsoft® Word document to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

ENG 223 Week 5 Research-Driven Long, Formal Report
 

Review the University of Phoenix Material: Research-Driven Long, Formal Report Instructions.

Submit your Research-Driven Long, Formal Report to the Assignment Files tab.

Research-Driven Long, Formal Report Instructions

 

Select a topic for your assignment from the list of potential recommendations below:

 

 

 

 

Expansion of a business (retail, food, services, and so on) to another location(s)
 

 

Improving a firm’s sales and profit
 

 

Improving a company’s customer services
 

 

Implementing flexible scheduling
 

 

Reduction of business costs
 

 

Implementing sustainability measures across the company
 

 

Informal dress–down Fridays
 

 

Technology (software and hardware) changes across the company
 

 

A business or workplace problem developed using the Virtual Organizations site
 

 

Another topic as approved by your instructor
 

 

 

Part I

 

Write a 1,750- to 2,450-word Research-Driven Long, Formal Report (follow the model offered in Ch. 18 of Workplace Writing) that proposes a change to the workplace or proposes a new initiative using the components of ethical business communication.

 

Your report should look similar to the example in Ch.18 of Workplace Writing. It must include the following headings:

 

 

 

 

List of illustrations
 

 

Abstract
 

 

Introduction
 

 

Discussion
 

 

Conclusion/Recommendation
 

 

Glossary
 

 

References
 

 

 

Note. The cover page and references pages will not count toward your final word count.

 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Part II

 

Create a 10- to 15-slide presentation, including detailed presenter notes, (using Microsoft®PowerPoint®, Prezi, or another presentation software as approved by your instructor) to accompany your written report. Include any relevant data or visuals from your report or other sources to support your claims. Format and cite consistent with APA guidelines.

 

You may wish to refer to the University of Phoenix Material: Help With Microsoft®PowerPoint® Assignments as a resource for designing your presentation.

 

Format your citations in your speaker notes consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 
 

 
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