Business Communications Capstone
QUESTION ONE: Report One Specifications – Overall Industry Sector Scan
For these assignments, you will write concise (5 pp.), well researched, well-written report to me that address key issues in the industrial sector of your choice. Your goal, in short, is to know your industry better than anybody competing with you for the positions you are applying for after you graduate. In this report you will provide an overall environmental scan of the sector your have chosen, to give me an understanding of your focus and interests. Composition Guidelines: In a properly organized report (see p. 61 in Plain Language Style Guide and handout below for correct format), using proper sentence structure (that is, not point form): Explain the topic and some background (include why you’ve chosen this topic). Point out the main issues you that have affected this industry in the last twenty years, in Canada and throughout the world. Describe the sources of information you used. Explain the challenges a student or entrepreneur has when finding important information regarding this industry. Include visual elements: Headings, lists (where applicable), and graphics (where appropriate).