Unit 1 Project
This assignment is a collection of business documents. The portfolio will include the final drafts of each of the following: an introductory letter, a positive message memo, and a negative message email. Here are instructions for each:
Write a 1.5- to 2-page formal business letter to your instructor introducing yourself in detail using the topics listed in Problem 1.9 (pg. 22) of your textbook.
You letter should use block formatting and an appropriate layout for a business letter (see Appendix A). Use the guidelines for making messages visually inviting given in Chapter 1 (pg. 16), which means you will need to think about using headings to help your instructor navigate the document and use other document design tactics such as lists, paragraph length, organization, etc. Make sure to edit your document carefully and use a professional tone.
Write a formal memo in response to Problem 9.19 (pg. 283) of the textbook. Your memo should announce the new tuition program to the employees of an organization you are familiar with, correctly explain the details of the program, and show how the program benefits your readers.
As you design your memo, think carefully about how your readers will navigate and use your document. Also, when creating benefits, you are not authorized to create add-on benefits that are not already part of the program details, meaning you should think carefully about developing the intrinsic benefits of the program.
Use the checklist for informative and positive messages on pg. 273 of your textbook to help you compose and revise your message. Use Appendix A to format it correctly.
Write an email in response to Problem 10.14 (pg. 316) of the textbook. Your email should refuse the student's request to waive the licensing fee and royalty. Assume that the organization you are representing is Park University.
Use the checklist for negative messages on pg. 310 of your textbook to help you compose and revise your message. Use Appendix A to format it correctly.
A couple of tips:
I highly encourage you to sign up for a grading conference time where you and I can meet and discuss your Business Correspondence Portfolio in person. These conferences are optional.
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