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ASSESSMENT BRIEF 2

Subject Code and Title

BIZ101: Business Communications

Assessment

Part A: Proposal
Part B: Report
Individual/Group

Individual or group

Length

Part A: Proposal: 600 words (+/- 10%)
Part B: Report: 1,000 words (+/- 10%)
Learning Outcomes This assessment addresses the following subject learning
outcomes:
a) Demonstrate academic skills appropriate to the level of
study.
) Demonstrate research skills and referencing
appropriate to the level of study.
c) Critically analyse texts and/or multi-modal material in a
usiness context.
d) Identify and apply effective communication methods
within a business and academic environment.
e) Evaluate the use and importance of technology in
presenting business communication.
Submission

Part A: Proposal By 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday of
Module 4 (Week 7)
Part B: Report By 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday of Module
5 (Week 9)

Weighting

Part A: Proposal: 20%
Part B: Report: 30%
Total Marks

Part A: 20 marks
Part B: 50 marks


BIZ101_Assessment 2_Proposal & Report_Modules 4 & 5 Page 2 of 4
Context:

Tertiary students are expected to demonstrate research skills and the ability to critically analyse the
value of research sources in a business style report.
Instructions:

Part A: Proposal
The proposal describes the report which you are planning to write for Assessment Part B.
The report is about the topic you chose for assessment 1.
The proposal tells the reader what your report will be about:
- what information will be included in different sections of the report,
- what questions will be answered in the report,
- what sources of information will be used to answer those questions,
- and what types of recommendations will be given.
The proposal should be written in report format, showing what information will be included in each
section of the report.
Please use the following outline to help structure your proposal:

Introduction
Background of the issue
Topic of the report
Purpose of the report
Intended audience (Who will read the report?)
XXXXXXXXXXBackground of the organization
Type of communications strategy you have chosen to
implement (from Assessment 1)

Discussion
Discuss what information you intend to include in the findings
section of your report. (This should include the Who, What,
Why and How of your communications strategy).
List the main sections or headings within the Discussion
section
Conclusions Outline what the conclusions of your report will tell the reader
Recommendations
What will the recommendations of your report tell your
eader?
Reference List
Provide a reference list of sources which are likely to be used
in writing the report, as well as any sources cited in the
proposal


BIZ101_Assessment 2_Proposal & Report_Modules 4 & 5 Page 3 of 4
Part B: Report

Now that you have decided on your content and structure, you have to write the report. Follow the
eport structure that you studied in Module 2 and review the marking ru
ic in this assessment
ief
on page 3.

It is expected that you will demonstrate in your report:

 a comprehensive understanding of the topic you have chosen
 evidence of research and application of reliable and relevant evidence
 critical analysis and the ability to develop coherent arguments
 effective communication in the form of professional writing skills, presented in a report
format and;
 effective referencing skills (APA style)
 evidence of a contribution to group effectiveness (if completed as a group assignment)
Note: You will not be disadvantaged if you do this individually
Submitting Your Assessment

1. Check your originality by uploading your assignment to Turnitin.
2. When less than 20%, submit your assignment through the Assessment Submission area.


BIZ101_Assessment 2_Proposal & Report_Modules 4 & XXXXXXXXXXPage 4 of 4
Learning Ru
ics































Assessment
Attributes
Fail
(Unacceptable)
(0-49%)
Pass
(Functional)
(50-64%)
Credit
(Proficient)
(65-74%)
Distinction
(Advanced)
(75-84%)
High Distinction
(Exceptional)
(85-100%)
Part A: Proposal Outline

10
The proposal does not
effectively show that the writer
has an understanding of their
chosen topic and the
ackground.


The proposal displays an
understanding of the selected
topic but is largely descriptive.
The proposal accurately and
succinctly displays an
understanding of the
selected topic.
The proposal accurately
and succinctly displays an
understanding of the
selected topic.
The proposal accurately and
succinctly displays an
understanding of the
selected topic.
Part A: Proposal
Structure
10
They have not demonstrated
how they will outline their topic
into a report structure.
They have demonstrated a
very basic outline of how they
will outline their topic into a
eport structure.
They have successfully
demonstrated how they will
outline their topic into a
eport structure, but lacks
any analysis.
They have demonstrated a
well-structured outline on
their report topic with
some further analysis.
They have successfully
demonstrated an expert
analysis of how they will
outline their topic into a
eport structure.
Part B: Report

Writing
30
The report is primarily
descriptive, has very little or
no business style and the
meaning is frequently unclear.
To improve you need to
demonstrate basic business
knowledge by further
esearch.
The report writing generally
demonstrates some business
style and demonstrates a
easonable ability to discuss
the topic. To improve you
need to show further research
and document evidence.
The report shows a
easonable understanding
of business style and
demonstrates a sound
ability to discuss the topic.
To improve you can show
further analysis of the topic.
This report shows a high
level of business writing
style and demonstrates a
good level of discussing the
topic. Your work is
insightful and well thought
out.
The report shows skilled use
of business writing style and
can demonstrates
outstanding ability to discuss
the topic. You have shown
originality of thought and
need little or no
improvement.

Part B: Report Structure
10
Ideas and information are not
organised according to
sections expected in the
eport.
The Information is partly
categorised into report
sections, however this needs
improving.
The information has been
structured but would be
made clearer with better
organisation.
The organisation and
formatting of information
into the report sections is
very clear and organised.
The use of sections is
thoughtful. Information is
presented in an exceptionally
clear & organised manner.
Part B: Referencing
10
There are consistent mistakes
in using the APA style for
eferencing.
There are some mistakes in
using the APA style for
eferencing.
There are minimal mistakes
in using the APA style for
eferencing.
There are minimal
formatting e
ors in using
the APA style for
eferencing.
There are no mistakes in
using the APA style for
eferencing.
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Answer To : BIZ101_Assessment 2_Proposal & Report_Modules 4 & 5 Page 1 of 4 ASSESSMENT BRIEF 2 Subject Code and...

David answered on Nov 30 2019
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Introduction
    The coined form of the word social media stems from the couple of words social and media. While social stands for the exchange of ideas between the
human beings physically, the word media serves the purpose of putting the same concept of exchange of ideas over platforms or mediums generated by the virtual sources. In fact, it has been merely two decades of its invention and the social media has already gained the worldwide acceptance. Not only in personal, but also in the professional spheres of work, the uses of social media platforms are common by professionals, however, the same creates sometimes various ethical and professional issues related to the work life balance for professionals. It is like using the social media at workplace regardless of the expected outputs laid upon the responsible shoulders of the professionals. The scholars of such ongoing trend believe that there should be certain parameters to allow the employees within organizational premises to use social media. The report will examine the various issues like the misuses of the powers of social media, unethical approaches of the professionals at workplace to gain some additional competency advantage along with reviewing the existing business communication based strategies and policies of their fellow professionals or even hacking into the sensitive accounts or profiles run by the company. Discussion
    At first, the report will be directed towards the notions established with the powers and abilities of social media in the general context. In fact, the business professionals of the modern world have already recognized that the...
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