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COM 295 Week 1 Communication Process

Instructions

Complete the
Communication Process worksheet.

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Communication
Process

 

Complete the following table.

 

·        
Review the steps of the communication model on in Ch. 2 of Business Communication. See Figure 2.1.

·        
Identify one personal or business
communication scenario.

·        
Describe each step of that
communication using your personal or business scenario. Use detailed paragraphs
in the boxes provided.

 




Steps of
communication model


Personal or business scenario




1.      
Sender
has an idea.


 




2.      
Sender encodes the idea in a
message.


 




3.      
Sender produces the message
in a medium.


 




4.      
 Sender transmits message through a channel.


 




5.      
Audience receives the
message.


 




6.      
Audience decodes the message.


 




7.      
Audience responds to the
message.


 




8.      
Audience provides feedback to
the sender.


 




 

Additional
Insight


 

Identify two potential barriers that could occur in your communication
scenario and then explain how you would overcome them. Write your answer(s)
below.

 

 

COM 295 Week 1 Knowledge Check

Instructions

 



1.

Which of the following terms best
describes the process of sending and receiving verbal and nonverbal messages
between two or more people?

·        
A.

injunction process

·        
B.

stimulus discrimination process

·        
C.

interpersonal communication
process

·        
D.

habituation process





2.

_____ is the process of
interpreting messages from others into meaning.

·        
A.

Reasoning

·        
B.

Encoding

·        
C.

Classifying

·        
D.

Decoding





3.

All outgoing messages are encoded
and all incoming messages are decoded through:

·        
A.

A filter of lifetime experiences

·        
B.

The process of injunction

·        
C.

The trickle-down effect

·        
D.

Mapping activities





4.

_____ is the component of active
listening in which nonverbal communication plays a vital role.

·        
A.

Reflection

·        
B.

Retrospection

·        
C.

Paying attention

·        
D.

Meditation





5.

Reflecting is the component of
active listening which entails:

·        
A.

active nonverbal communication.

·        
B.

approaching conversations with a
judger mind-set.

·        
C.

making sure you understand others
by frequently paraphrasing what you're hearing.

·        
D.

Agreeing with everything you hear
to ensure harmony and goodwill.



Concept: BARRIERS TO COMMUNICATION




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
6
·        
7




Materials on the concept


  • Mastering Team Skills and Interpersonal Communication

  • Listening, Team Communication, and Difficult Conversations

  • Exploring the Communication Process





6.

Which of the following
communication trends is considered a barrier to effective listening?

·        
A.

Giving employees advice only if
necessary or when requested

·        
B.

Rarely using the either/or
approach

·        
C.

Relying excessively on the use of
communication technology

·        
D.

Approaching conversations with a
learner mind-set.





7.

Which of the following statements
about defensive comments is true?

·        
A.

They are the result of high
self-awareness.

·        
B.

They increase trust and goodwill
in group discussions.

·        
C.

They cause people to attack
others in an effort to protect themselves.

·        
D.

They simplify the exchange of
honest opinions



Concept: RECOGNIZING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
8
·        
9
·        
10
·        
11
·        
12




Materials on the concept


  • Understanding the Concept of Culture

  • Communicating across Cultures

  • Improving Intercultural Communication Skills





8.

Which of the following is
characteristic of high cultural intelligence?

·        
A.

The ability to work by a rigid
set of rules and guidelines

·        
B.

The ability to superimpose one's
own culture upon all others

·        
C.

The ability to interpret the
behavior of people worldwide through a single culture's framework

·        
D.

The ability to approach
cross-cultural work relationships from a learner mind-set.





9.

How do individualists differ from
collectivists?

·        
A.

Individualists value obligation
over choice, unlike collectivists

·        
B.

Collectivists see themselves as
distinct from their family members, unlike individualists

·        
C.

Individualists prefer direct
communication, unlike collectivists.

·        
D.

Collectivists network in temporary





10.

Which of the following is a
feature of low performance societies?

·        
A.

There is more emphasis on results
than on relationships

·        
B.

Measurable goals and objectives
are prioritized in meetings.

·        
C.

Feedback is viewed as essential
to improvement

·        
D.

Expressions of loyalty and
sympathy are valued.





11.

The cultural dimension of
assertiveness deals with:

·        
A.

the degree to which cultures are
willing to sacrifice current wants to achieve future needs

·        
B.

the way in which cultures
socialize members to feel in uncertain, novel, surprising, or extraordinary
situations.

·        
C.

the division of roles between men
and women in society.

·        
D.

the level of confrontation and
directness that is considered appropriate and productive.





12.

Which of the following is
characteristic of people from low humane orientation cultures?

·        
A.

They consider taking time to talk
about feelings as critical.

·        
B.

They are sensitive to all forms
of unfairness.

·        
C.

They smile and display other
nonverbal signs of welcome frequently.

·        
D.

They prioritize pleasure and
self-enjoyment over kindness and generosity.



Concept: WAYS TO ESTABLISH CREDIBILITY IN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
13
·        
14
·        
15
·        
16
·        
17




Materials on the concept


  • Fairness in Business Communications

  • High-Trust Relationships, Ease of Communication, and Improved Work
    Outcomes

  • The Role of Character in Establishing Credibility





13.

In what way does caring help
establish credibility in the business world?

·        
A.

It helps people understand
serious business problems.

·        
B.

It encourages people to work as
individuals instead of teams.

·        
C.

It promotes closed communication
structures.

·        
D.

It encourages people to
demonstrate accountability.





14.

A _____ takes a stakeholder view
that includes all groups in society affected by a person's business.

·        
A.

sense of accountability

·        
B.

sense of individuality

·        
C.

sense of team culture

·        
D.

sense of opportunity





15.

People can demonstrate competence
by:

·        
A.

obscuring their motivation and
sources of information.

·        
B.

being accountable only to
themselves and nobody else.

·        
C.

hiding their mistakes from their
team members.

·        
D.

emphasizing results and focusing
on action.





16.

Character can be defined as:

·        
A.

the stated and lived values of a
company.

·        
B.

the knowledge and skills needed
to accomplish business tasks.

·        
C.

a reputation for adhering to high
moral and ethical values.

·        
D.

a state of principles that govern
behavior in the workplace.





17.

Tess is the general manager of
Choc-a-block, an international sweet-manufacturing company. She wishes to give
one of her managers the "Employee of the Year" award, and one of
her teams the "Stars of the Year" award. Which of the following teams
should she choose for the "Stars of the Year" award if she is looking
for one that operates in a high-trust environment?

·        
A.

Team A, whose members are highly
efficient and easy to motivate.

·        
B.

Team B, whose members tend to
assume the worst of each other

·        
C.

Team C, whose members rarely give
each other the benefit of the doubt

·        
D.

Team D, whose members have poor
communication styles.



 

 

COM 295 Week 2 Ethics & Credibility
in Business Communications

Instructions

Write a 350- to 700-word paper (not including title
and reference page) on the event you have chosen in the Learning Team Collaboration
Activity according to the following criteria: 


  • Explain the
    situation of the event.

  • Describe the
    company's ethical obligation in their communications to the public.

  • Answer the
    following questions: 


    • Did you find any evidence of communications to the
      general public?

    • How effective was the communication in terms of
      establishing credibility?

    • If not, what approach would you suggest the company
      take to communicate to the public to gain credibility? 


  • Cite and
    reference at least two sources. 



Format your paper consistent
with APA guidelines. Use one of the templates for APA papers provided in the
Center for Writing Excellence.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your assignment.

 

 

COM 295 Week 2 Knowledge Check

Instructions

 



1.

Email communication

·        
A.

is characterized by low control.

·        
B.

is characterized by little
coordination.

·        
C.

is a rich communication medium

·        
D.

incurs high cost



Concept: PLANNING BUSINESS MESSAGES




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
2
·        
3




Materials on the concept


  • Creating Effective Business
    Messages

  • Planning Business Messages

  • Visual Media

  • Outlining Your Content

  • Improving Readability with Style
    and Design





2.

Which of the following is the
first step in the AIM planning process for developing influential messages?

·        
A.

Idea development

·        
B.

Message structuring

·        
C.

Audience analysis

·        
D.

Message review





3.

In the context of the AIM
planning process, which of the following tends to be the single most important
planning step for many messages?

·        
A.

Identifying reader benefits and
constraints

·        
B.

Making the message easy to
navigate

·        
C.

Estimating your credibility

·        
D.

Ensuring the communication is
fair



Concept: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
4
·        
5
·        
6




Materials on the concept


  • Creating Effective Business
    Messages

  • Listening, Team Communication,
    and Difficult Conversations

  • Introduction to Interpersonal
    Communication

  • Improving Readability with Style
    and Design





4.

George, the marketing manager at
Regal, believes that an employee should always act ethically and should also
report instances of unethical behavior that he encounters. This belief held by
George is an example of a(n):

·        
A.

bias

·        
B.

prejudice

·        
C.

prototype

·        
D.

value





5.

Which of the following is most
likely to have a negative impact on your readers' perceptions of your
credibility?

·        
A.

Using strong analogies

·        
B.

Using inaccurate statements

·        
C.

Avoiding slanting

·        
D.

Avoiding exaggerations





6.

The less specific you are while
writing your business messages the greater the possibility

·        
A.

that your readers will be ensured
of your credibility

·        
B.

of your readers avoiding scanning
and skimming your message.

·        
C.

of your readers being patient and
reading your message more carefully.

·        
D.

that your readers will question
your intention of keeping them informed.



Concept: WRITING BUSINESS MESSAGES




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
7
·        
8
·        
9
·        
10
·        
11




Materials on the concept


  • Writing Business Messages

  • Improving Readability with Style
    and Design

  • Email and Social Media for
    Business Communication





7.

In the course of conducting a
FAIR test to review your business message, when you attempt to determine how
your message will affect others from ethical, corporate, and legal
perspectives, you are most likely checking:

·        
A.

if the facts you have stated are
accurate.

·        
B.

if you have granted enough access
to the message recipients to provide input.

·        
C.

how your message will impact
various stakeholders.

·        
D.

if you have demonstrated respect
for the inherent worth of others.





8.

Craig is the sales manager at
Blaize Supersports and has a 20-member-strong sales team that reports to him.
On an average, Craig receives about 115 emails and sends out 75 emails a day.
James, a salesperson at the store, leaves the subject line blank while typing
out a leave request mail to Craig. James wants to take the week off and spend
time with his family. As James is about to send it, he realizes that the
subject line is blank. Which of the following should James do before sending
the email to Craig?

·        
A.

Send it anyway since the subject
line shouldn't matter to Craig.

·        
B.

Include only the number of days
and dates in the subject line.

·        
C.

Type his name, department
details, and employee id in the email and then send it to Craig.

·        
D.

Use a descriptive subject line
such as "Leave of absence request". 





9.

Which of the following
reputations is a result of the meta message "I abide by the rules"?

·        
A.

Talented, skilled, and capable

·        
B.

Activist, cause-driven, and
passionate

·        
C.

Learning, inquisitive, and
curious

·        
D.

Moral, ethical, and fair





10.

Which of the following is a
reason why audience analysis for routine messages generally does not require
much time?

·        
A.

Routine messages are not
important.

·        
B.

Typically, the top management
comprises the audience of the routine messages.

·        
C.

Most routine messages do not
contain much content.

·        
D.

The audience is likely to respond
positively to routine messages.





11.

In the case of a routine message,
the number of words in a primary message:

·        
A.

should not exceed ten

·        
B.

should not exceed five

·        
C.

should be between fifteen and
twenty

·        
D.

should be between twenty and
thirty



Concept: COMPLETING BUSINESS MESSAGES




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
12




Materials on the concept


  • Completing Business Messages

  • Routine Messages





12.

Which of the following stages of
developing routine messages involves proofreading?

·        
A.

Drafting

·        
B.

Analyzing

·        
C.

Reviewing

·        
D.

Planning



 

 

COM 295 Week 2 Global Communication Discussion


Instructions

Click on "New Message" under
the Discussion tab to create your message.

List your
selected country in the Subject line.

Make a
list of your rules in the body of the message.

Global Communication Discussion

You are an employee of a global corporation
and will be traveling out of the United States for work for the first time.
Select ONE of the following countries and make a list of
non-verbal business communication rules (kinetics, eye contact, touch, dress,
space, and time) you should follow for the selected country.


  • Japan

  • China

  • Russia

  • Brazil

  • France

  • Germany

  • Argentina



 

 

COM 295 Week 2 Global Communications

Instructions

Complete the
Global Communications Worksheet.

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Global
Communications Worksheet

 

Your supervisor wants to send a
brief e-mail message to welcome employees who
have recently transferred to your department from
Brazil, Russia, India, and China. He has written a draft message and would like your feedback.

 

Review your supervisor’s message below. Rewrite the message to make it appropriate for the communication style of one of the four countries of your choice.
Conduct research to know more about the communication style of your chosen
country.

 

I
wanted to welcome you ASAP to our little family here in the States. It’s high
time we shook hands in person and not just across the sea. I’m pleased as punch
about getting to know you all, and I for one will do my level best to sell
you on America.

 

Complete the table with your rewritten welcome
message. 

 




Chosen Country name


Rewritten welcome message




 


 




 

Additional
Insight


 

Respond to each of the following questions
with at least one paragraph:

 

·        
When you researched the
communication style of your chosen country, what information did you discover?

·        
What are some considerations
that should be made when writing to someone from another country?  

 

 

 

COM 295 Week 3 Technology and
Communications

Instructions

Identify the
specific medium or media you would use to deliver each of the messages listed
in the Week 3 Learning Team Collaboration Activity. 

Write 1-
to 3-paragraphs for each message that describe and explain your choices. Your
answer can reference your Learning Team discussion or you can make your own
choices. 

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 

COM 295 Week 3 New Hire Communication

Instructions

Complete the
New Hire Communication Worksheet. 

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

New Hire
Communication Worksheet

 

Select a company you are familiar with. Imagine that you work for the HR
department of the company. You are tasked to develop a message to orient new
hires to the company culture, process, procedures, and general information.

 

Compose a message for new hires using the three-step process outlined in
Ch. 5 of Business Communication.

 

Step
1: Prewriting


 

Review the AIM planning process in Ch. 5 of Business Communication including the “Chapter Takeaway for Creating Effective Messages.

 

Analyze the situation described above by answering each of the following
questions with 1 to 2 paragraphs:

 

1.      
Review the assignment
directions above. What is the purpose of the message the HR employee is tasked
to write?

 

 

2.      
Who is the audience? What are
characteristics shared by the audience that the HR employee should consider
when writing the message? What do they already know?

 

 

3.      
Which communication channel(s)
would you choose to deliver the message and why?

 

 

4.      
 What writing strategies can you use in your
writing of the message?

 

Step
2: Drafting


 

Research
your
company’s background to know about the culture, processes, and procedures
within the organization you selected.

Write a rough draft of
the message below using the analysis you did in Step 1. Make sure your message
is appropriate for the purpose and audience (e.g., new hires). Use an outline
to help organize your thoughts.

Refer to Ch. 5 of Business Communication for strategies of
researching background information and effective writing.

 

Step
3a: Revising


 

Copy
and paste
the message you drafted in Step 2 below. Proofread and edit the
message using the “Track Changes” feature under the “Review” tab to show you
are actively engaged in proofreading and revision.

Review Ch. 5 of Business Communication  to learn more about revising messages before
you start. Use the following questions as guidance when you proofread the
message.


  1. Does
    the message establish the credibility? Is there some supporting research
    you may use to deepen the credibility?

  2. Is
    the message clear? Can your audience read the message without many
    questions?

  3. Is
    the message concise? Have you eliminated unnecessary verbiage in the
    message?

  4. Is
    the message easy to read? Have you used headings or bulleted lists to
    increase the clarity of your message?



 

Step
3b: Final Message for Submission


 

Provide the final copy of your message here.

 

Save the document and
submit it as your assignment.

 

 

 

 

COM 295 Week 3 Knowledge Check

Instructions

 



1.

Which of the following statements
is true about primary research?

·        
A.

Primary research refers to the
analysis of data collected by others outside an organization.

·        
B.

Primary research provides
feedback directly related to an organization and its needs. 

·        
C.

Primary research is less
time-consuming and economical to carry out than secondary research.

·        
D.

Primary research is free from
biases toward preexisting opinions and beliefs.





2.

Which of the following terms best
describes the process that involves the analysis of data collected by others
with no direction from you or members of your organization?

·        
A.

Strategic maneuvering

·        
B.

Delphi method

·        
C.

Value chain analysis

·        
D.

Secondary research





3.

Which of the following is of the
least importance when analyzing data?

·        
A.

Understanding database design

·        
B.

Using statistical software over
spreadsheet software

·        
C.

Analyzing data with colleagues in
a group

·        
D.

Focusing on issues that are
tangential to key research problems.





4.

Which of the following raises the
credibility of a report?

·        
A.

Stating the business problem at
the end of the report

·        
B.

Presenting arguments that are
open to interpretation

·        
C.

Dealing with predictions and the
cause-effect statements carefully.

·        
D.

Shielding the urgency of the
problem.





5.

Which of the following is an
advantage of documenting your research sources?

·        
A.

It makes your report easy to
navigate.

·        
B.

It allows decision makers to
judge the quality of your data.

·        
C.

It decreases the size of your
report.

·        
D.

It helps establish the purpose
and value of the report.





6.

What does it mean to demonstrate
originality in thought when using secondary research to develop reports?

·        
A.

To combine information from your
various sources in novel and insightful ways.

·        
B.

To use indirect quotations when
the quotation contains a particularly compelling combination of words.

·        
C.

To raise the credibility of your
report by carefully dealing with cause-effect statements.

·        
D.

To provide citations to indicate
the information you have drawn from other sources.



Concept: PURPOSES OF BUSINESS DOCUMENTS




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
7




Materials on the concept


  • Short and Long Reports

  • Insert Charts and Tables to Draw
    Attention to Your Key Points

  • Use Preview Statements to Frame
    Your Messages and Accentuate Takeaway Messages

  • Proposals and Business Plans

  • Designing Your Reports to Help
    Decision Makers



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7.

Which of the following
demonstrates originality in thought when using secondary research to develop
reports?

·        
A.

Citing all your research sources

·        
B.

Generating your own conclusions
and recommendations

·        
C.

Using the most current
documentation guidelines

·        
D.

Adopting a methodical and
skeptical approach to decision making



Concept: DEVELOPING PERSUASIVE MESSAGES




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
8
·        
9
·        
10




Materials on the concept


  • Understand Your Audience

  • Develop Your Ideas

  • Apply the Personal Touch

  • Use Action-Oriented and Lively
    Language

  • Write with Confidence



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8.

Which of the following is true of
persuasive messages?

·        
A.

The vast majority of business
messages are persuasive messages

·        
B.

Persuasive messages do not need
any prior planning

·        
C.

Persuasive messages are very
similar to messages that express appreciation

·        
D.

Persuasive messages require a
message structure that reduces resistance





9.

Which of the following is the
first step in the planning process for writing persuasive messages?

·        
A.

Conducting the FAIR test for the
message

·        
B.

Analyzing the audience

·        
C.

Setting up the message structure

·        
D.

Developing ideas





10.

Which of the following is true
about understanding your audience?

·        
A.

It is necessary to understand the
values of your audience but not their needs.

·        
B.

To understand your audience, ask
as few questions as possible to avoid annoying them.

·        
C.

The process of understanding your
audience should be started after developing the persuasive message.

·        
D.

It is important to consider the
psychological principles that impact people's decisions.

 

 

COM 295 Week 4 New Hire Communication
Peer Review

Instructions

Complete the
New Hire Communication Peer Review. 

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

New Hire Communication Peer Review

 

Read
the following sample student Week 3 New Hire Communication
assignment. In the message, an HR staff member of ABC Company communicates the
company’s culture, processes, procedures, and general information to new hires
in emails.

 

Sample
Student Work: HR Email Communication for ABC Company New Hires


 

Dear Employees,

 

During Day 1 of
the training, we will provide you an introduction and general company overview.
On Day 2, uniforms will be issues and E-learning will begin. You will continue
E-learning on Day 3 and complete it on Day 4. We will also assign you an area
for you to start working on Day 4. Day 5 has no work for you to do.

 

All employees
must follow procedures. Employees must use the employee entrance and parking in
the back of the building. If you arrive late to work, you must check in with
your supervisor upon arrival. If employees need extra training, please inform
the supervisor in the case they need extra training. Meal breaks are 30 minutes
if working 8 or more hours. If working less than 8 hours, employees will get a
15 min break. Every first Monday of the month mandatory staff meetings take
place in the conference department. You must attend the meeting. In the event
you cannot attend, you must have prior approval from your supervisor.

 

Our company is
dedicated to providing the best retail experience to customers by offering
competitive prices and equal employment opportunities. Our company offers
extensive training and development programs and opportunities for growth
within. We offer employee stock options and competitive incentives year round.
This position is also eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance as
well as a percent matching 401k program.

 

Our company
offers a diverse cultural environment. We encourage our employees to voice
their opinions and give feedback where they see fit.  All employees will be issued a standard
uniform. The uniform policy is on page 7 of the employee handbook. If you have
not received a handbook, please inform your trainer.

 

 

HR Department of
ABC Company

 

Evaluate
the message above using the evaluation guide
provided. Indicate whether each item is met, partially met, or not met. Include
any suggestions for the student to improve the message.

 






Items


Met
 


Partially Met


Not Met
 


Suggestions
for Improvement:




The message provides useful information.


 


 


 


 




The message is concise.


 


 


 


 




The message is clear.


 


 


 


 




The tone of the message is appropriate for the target audience.


 


 


 


 




The message effectively reaches the intended goal.


 


 


 


 




The message effectively persuades audience to take actions.


 


 


 


 




Paragraph and
sentence transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout
the paper.


 


 


 


 




The format of
the message is easy to read.


 


 


 


 




 


 


 


 


 




Additional
comments:
 
 
 








 

 

COM 295 Week 4 CAREER CONNECTION:
Resume Building

Instructions

CAREER CONNECTION: This
activity connects to career by getting students started on building their
resume. 

Go to
Phoenix Career Services. 

Click on Resume
Builder
. 

Build your
resume. 

Copy your
resume to a Microsoft® Word
document and submit it to your instructor. Make sure you include your
introductory statement, which could be your career objective, qualification
summary, or career summary. 

Include an
APA formatted title page for the assignment. 

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. 

Note. In
Week 5 you will need to find a mentor, friend, or colleague and ask them
to review and provide feedback on the resume. You may want to identify that
person this week so you have time to provide them with the resume and receive
feedback.

 

 

COM 295 Week 4 Knowledge Check

Instructions

 



1.

Which of the following is true
with regard to the use of slides and handouts during presentations?

·        
A.

Avoid previewing the slides
before showing them.

·        
B.

Don't start your slides right
away

·        
C.

Turn out the lights so that the
audience can view your slides easily

·        
D.

Read your slides rather than
interpreting them.



Concept: DEVELOPING AN ORAL OR ONLINE PRESENTATION




Mastery


100%


Questions


·        
2
·        
3




Materials on the concept


  • Providing an Overview Statement

  • Developing Oral and Online
    Presentations

  • Provide a Compelling Preview

  • Establish Presence

  • Planning the Content of Your
    Presentation





2.

What is the expansion of the
acronym "AIM" in the content planning process?

·        
A.

Access - ideas - message

·        
B.

Audience - initiatives - motives

·        
C.

Audience - ideas - message

·        
D.

Ability - initiatives - message





3.

The _____ of a presentation
should include an attention-getter, a positioning statement, and an overview.

·        
A.

view

·        
B.

body

·        
C.

preview

·        
D.

conclusion



 

 

COM 295 Week 4 Persuasive Message

Instructions

Select a
product or service for this assignment. 

Review Ch.
9 of Business Communication about writing effective
persuasive messages. 

Complete the
following two parts to sell the product or service to two different audiences.

 Part I: 

Write a
message to persuade your boss to invest capital resources to develop the
product or service for sale. 

Include secondary
research to support your argument and explain what you will do in case the
selected product or service does not initially sell as much as expected. Cite
and reference sources using APA formatting. 

Select the
appropriate channel for delivering your message based on context, audience, and
purpose. 

Explain why
you selected the channel. 

Note:
Part I is the basis of your Week 5 Persuasive Presentation assignment.

 Part
II: 


Write a
sales pitch to sell the product/service to the end consumer. The sales pitch
that you write could be part of a marketing campaign, which can be the verbiage
for a commercial, a flyer, a message posted on social network, and so on. Make
sure to identify the context, as per the examples, in which the sales pitch
will take place. 

Select the
appropriate channel for delivering your message based on context, audience, and
purpose. 

Explain why
you selected the channel. 

 Include an APA formatted title page for the
assignment. 

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 

COM 295 Week 5 CAREER
CONNECTION: Persuasive Presentation

Instructions

Choose one of the following to complete: 

Create an 8- to 10-slide presentation, including
detailed speaker notes, based on the Week 4 Persuasive Messages Part I
assignment. 

Apply the principles of
designing effective slides discussed in the textbook as you develop your
presentation. 

Include at least one visual to
support on your slides, for example, using a line chart to show increasing
sales. Include the following in presentation slides: 


  • Title

  • Introduction

  • Recommendation

  • Benefits

  • Impact if
    product or service does not sell as much as expected

  • Conclusion

  • References 



-OR- 

Create a 3- to 5-minute video
based on the Week 4 Persuasive Message Part I assignment. 

Use an app or program such
as Movenote®, Knovio®, Presentme®, or another
video recording application to complete this activity. Include the following in
the video: 


  • Title

  • Introduction

  • Recommendation

  • Benefits

  • Impact if
    product or service does not sell as much as expected

  • Conclusion

  • References 



Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your assignment.

 

 

COM 295 Week 5 CAREER
CONNECTION: Resume Review

Instructions

CAREER
CONNECTION:
 This
assignment connects to careers by working on skills to create an effective
resume. 

Find a
mentor, friend, or colleague and ask them to review and provide feedback on the
resume you created in Week 4. 

Write a
350- to 700-word summary of the feedback you received. Discuss how you will
incorporate this feedback into a revision of your resume. 

Refer to
the Summary Template in the Center for Writing Excellence for appropriate
format. Make sure your summary has a title page, use paragraphs, and use double
space. 

Format the
summary consistent with APA paper guidelines. 

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 
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