Declaration:This learning module is an exclusive property of Dr. Yanga’s Colleges, Inc., as an essential part of theREIMAGINED Learning Program for the Academic Year 2020-2021, and shall only be used by and forDYCIans. No part of this learning module shall be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, and/or sold, without theconsent of DYCI.DYCHPDA213:Professional Development and Applied EthicsREGINE D.C. TOLINInstructor, College ofHospitality Management and Tourism
<<Week No. 9>><<DESIGN, PREPARE AND PRESENT VARIOUS TYPES OFREPORTS>>1What is a Report?Areportis a document that presents information in an organized format for a specificaudience and purpose.Types of ReportFormal or Informal ReportsFormal reportsare carefully structured; they stress objectivity and organization, containmuch detail, and are written in a style that tends to eliminate such elements as personalpronouns.Informal reportsare usually short messages with natural, casual use of language. Theinternal memorandum can generally be described as an informal report.This module is intended to have you learners of 2ndyear to design, prepare and presentvarious types of reports with proper format and structure. This will also help youconstruct your own formal and informal reports based on the needs of the industry youbelong.At the end of this module, you are expected to:1.Enumerate different types of reports that may be prepared to effectively operate thebusiness include;2.Describe report standards and understand strategies to ensure use of standardreports;3.Identify sources of data and access report data that underpins the final reportobjective(s).
2Informational or Analytical ReportsFormal reports are carefully structured; they stress objectivity and organization, containmuch detail, and are written in a style that tends to eliminate such elements as personalpronouns.Informal reports are usually short messages with natural, casual use of language. Theinternal memorandum can generally be described as an informal report.Proposal ReportThe proposal is a variation of problem-solving reports. A proposal is a document preparedto describe how one organization can meet the needs of another.Most governmental agencies advertise their needs by issuing “requests for proposal” orRFPs. The RFP specifies a need and potential suppliers prepare proposal reports telling howthey can meet that need.Vertical or Lateral ReportsThis classification refers to the direction a report travels. Reports that more upward ordownward the hierarchy are referred to as vertical reports; such reports contribute tomanagement control.Lateral reports, on the other hand, assist in coordination in the organization. A reporttraveling between units of the same organization level (production and finance departments)is lateral.
31.Internal or External ReportsInternal reports travel within the organization.