Date: November 28, 2012
From: Savanna Bordui
To: Avant-Garde Consulting Employees
Subject: Decreasing Health Insurance Premiums
Our companys overall costs continued to decrease by about 2% through the last 2 quarters.
However, the costs of
Memos: Bad News
Basic Memo Format
Introduction (not a heading)
Body : Facts, Requests, Instructions, or Analysis
Attachments (if you have attachments)
Graphic Highlighting in the
Guidelines for Usi
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Cover Page for Team Feedback
Team Feedback Grade: _ / 50 Comments:
Team Effectiveness Points: _ / 25 Comments:
Possible New Formal Report Grade: TEP _ x 4 = _ % x
TeamTFR _ = _ / 200
Professionalism & Participation: _ / 60
Final Grade fo
BUS-C 204 CHAPTER 4 PRACTICE QUIZ.
1. In all cases, avoid _, as it requires your audience to figure out exactly
what you want.
a. explicitly expressing your request
b. simply implying your request
c. emphasizing on your request
Answer Key: B Feedback: To
BUS-C 204 CHAPTER 5 PRACTICE QUIZ.
1. Which of the following medium options is recommended both for targeting a
personal appeal to an individual and for communicating with large audiences?
(See Figure 5.2)
c. group meeting
BUS-C 204 CHAPTER 1 PRACTICE QUIZ.
1. Which of the following is an example of unsuccessful communication?
a. asking a friend for advice and then trying to apply it to your problem
b. receiving instructions on how to put something together and then
BUS-C 204 CHAPTER 9 PRACTICE QUIZ.
1. To make the table of contents easy to read, many writers connect the
headings to the page numbers using spaced dots called _.
c. dot leaders
d. road signs
Answer Key: C
2. Anya is creating a form
BUS-C 204 CHAPTER 10 PRACTICE QUIZ.
1. A(n) _ is a very short story, usually a true one that can bring a subject
Answer Key: B Feedback: An anecdote is a very short story, usually a true
BUS-C 204 CHAPTER 7 PRACTICE QUIZ.
1. At your company, a number of routine office tasks are loosely shared among
entry-level employees, who perform these duties in addition to their specific
job descriptions. This often results in tasks being done late, p
47405 (P.O. Box 105)
CREATE THE TARGET WELLNESS EXPERIENCE
To ensure that Target can acquire the enlarging senior demographic, the Wellness
Experience should be implemented. Through the utilization of convenient iPad centers
and personalized Wellness profiles Target can creat
The following is a breakdown about audience when it comes to giving a business
What is your primary purpose in writing the document? Inquire about our duties at these
Do you have a secondary purpose? Have a good impression, and contin
FROM: John Doe
DATE: December 16, 2013
SUBJ: Analysis of Team Inspires Report and Peer Evaluation
Team Inspires unique innovation of the target Pharmacy will provide personal care for all guests. Team
Inspire has more potential for success
JSWILLIAMS, ALL TEAM MEMBERS
FROM: ELI CARLETON
DATE: OCTOBER 2, 2013
SUBJ: INTRODUCTORY MEMO
I am eager to get to know you as a colleague, so we can build upon each others strengths and help
strengthen each others weaknesses.
Motivational Quote: The
Ramsell Expands Partnership with Alameda
County to Include Pharmacy Benefits
Management for Behavioral Health Program
What is a
How the communication is to be made
Important to select an appropriate medium for
Need to consider the needs of the sender, the
nature of the receiver and the aims of the
Tell to Win Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story
By Peter Guber
This new book, by Peter Guber, should just be labeled the manual for How to Tell Purposeful
Stories. As the head of Mandalay Entertainment Group, a film producer, a p
Self-Evaluation Assessment - ITP (10 points)
Review the video of your ITP speech and answer the following questions about your individual speech delivery.
C104 ITP Team Assessment
For each member of your team, describe the members effectiveness throughout the Informative Team Presentation
by writing numbers from the list below to indicate how the member helped the group and letters from
below to indicate ho
Discussion Questions- 1
Read Chapters 1-3 in the Guide to Making Effective Presentations by Dr. John H. Reed and answer the
following questions. Each answer should be at least 1 paragraph in length. Be prepared to discuss your
Macys Work Day Instructions:
Since we wont have an official class on Thursday for Macys Work Day you will need to meet
with your team either during class time or sometime during the week to start working on your
1) Review the Macys Cas
Objective:To make your audience feel an emotion
Time: 2-3 minutes
Dress: Business Casual
No notes and no PowerPoint will be used for this presentation
You will tell a real story about an emotion you have exper
Argue (Impromptu) (30 points)
Prepare for your final sales presentation with an impromptu speech. Argue one side of a topic of your
choice to your classmates.
Time: 1-2 minutes
Dress: Business casual
This presentation is i
C104 Final Sales Presentation
To sell an idea or concept to the audience of your choice and inspire them to action at
the end of the speech. Your objective is to change behavior, not just beliefs or attitudes.
Time: 6-7 minutes + 1
Self-Evaluation Assessment - MABP (10 points)
Review the video of your MABP speech and answer the following questions.
Evaluate the organization of your speech (introduction, body, conclusion, transitions). Do you feel your
attention grabber worked? Was i
Business Presentations (C104)
Instructor (C104): Susan Loucks, MBA
Office: Business Communications 206 (Communications House next to SPEA)
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:30am-12:30pm and by appointment
Phone: (812) 855-3809
E-mail: [email protected]
Beginning of Semester Goals & Expectations
Write a two page paper (double spaced Word Document) describing the goals and
expectations you have for this class C104 Business Presentations. It should include the
answers to the following questions:
What do y