BUS 269 - Business Reports and Computer Communications
Methods and skills for formal and informal business writing through the logical analysis of business case problems. Emphasis on utilizing the computer in the preparation, transmittal, and retrieval of business information and reports. Proper construction of business charts, graphs, tables, and graphics, using various computer software. Students learn to properly construct business letters, memos, bids, quotes, and other business reports and documents. Transmitting business reports using E-mail. Accessing and transmitting business information using the computer.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Provide written evidence of the ability to communicate appropriately through electronic means by transferring business documents and information.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate business tone and style through writing samples prepared with process writing options and then presented in a course portfolio at the end of the semester.
3. Develop business documents including charts, graphs, and tables using various computer software and include in written reports.
4. Provide evidence and knowledge of the nine types of commonly used business reports; select a customized topic; and prepare a PowerPoint outline of the report for electronic transmission, as well as complete a formal report appropriate for business. This is a culminating class activity in both face-to-face and online course.
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