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Task 2: in pairs, nominate a good and a bad letter writer. discuss the key differences. Write a good/bad letter from techno training to alex antonov accepting/declining his proposal to invest in the business
Task 3: Write a letter from techno trading p/l to a new client ‘new realities p/l’ urging them to buy techno’s new virtual reality software. Make a strong argument for the product.
Send your letter by email to the facilitator
Task 4: Write a letter from William light professional education to Capricorn university seeking payment of contract fees (now overdue) in association with the writing of the University’s new degree in cyber safety written for it by William light.
Task 5: Write a memo from the ceo setting up a meeting of William Light’s staff to discuss the organisations new budget.
Send by email to the facilitator
Task 6:
Write an email to someone you haven’t met asking for advise on the best app for soil moisture monitoring. Use the correct greeting, sign off and the language
Write the same request to the same person after you have met them and spent time working with them.
Task 7
Aptech P/L is an Australian IT company in the entertainment industry. Aptech is seeking new graduate staff in web design; app design; programming; cyber security and; network administration.
Tasks:
Send the following 4 documents to the facilitator by email.
1. Write a job application letter nominating one of the above positions. The letter needs to summarise your skills and interests and convince the reader that your CV is worth reading and that you are a good candidate for the job.
Aptech’s address is 356 Technology St Adelaide and the person you need to address your application to is the HR Manager Ms Bessie Badbreath.
2. Write a response letter from Bessie to you which sets up an interview for the position. You need to specify the location, date and time and who will be interviewing you. Also that you need to bring your transcripts and work experience evidence.
FOR LETTERS ONE AND TWO GET ONE OF YOUR PYP COLLEAGUES TO SUGGEST SOME EDITS BEFORE YOU SEND IT TO ME
3. Write a memo from Bessie to the Managers of each of the five project areas (first paragraph above) looking for staff setting up interview times with the selected candidates.
4. As the Manager for New Apps Development send Bessie an email confirming that you will attend the interview at the specified time.
TASK 14: Assume you are to prepare a short justification report FOR WILLIAM LIGHT PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION P/L asking for new computer technology. You are given the following instructions on the order of information to use in the report
USE THE FIRST PERSON
CREATE A TITLE
DEVELOP A SERIES OF HEADINGS
Open by stating the proposed changes and then go straight into the current problems of computing software being inadequate for the size of the company. (introduction)
Start the body of the report with some concrete examples of the advantages of the new software. Briefly explain the advantages. Present the problem of the existing system.
Place the conclusions and recommendations at the end of the report
Complete the report AND EMAIL TO THE FACILITATOR
REVIEWING AND EDITING IS ESSENTIAL TO ENSURE ACCURACY APPROPRIATENESS AND TO MINIMISE ERRORS
Task 15: working with a colleague, edit each others short report
Discussion on key points
Task 16
Read and review: Purdue OWL ‘Avoiding plagiarism’
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/01/
Write a short report on ‘avoiding plagiarism in business writing’
Write an example of a reference from (a) the internet and (b) a paper journal using Harvard referencing https://www.adelaide.edu.au/writingcentre/docs/harvard-style-guide.pdf
Task 17: please see detailed handout on the exemplar report and its background
Read and discuss the report in small groups
Discussion in full group:
AUDIENCE
STRUCTURE
DATA AND ANALYSIS
LOGICAL FLOW
CONCLUSIONS AND JUSTIFIABLE RECOMMENDATIONS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
REVIEW AND EDIT
The facilitator to identify a list of Australian businesses headquartered in that campus’s city. The report is to be written for axis investments, a large international investment house interested in acquiring Australian companies with a growth trajectory.
Task 18:
nominate a business from the list provided
research the industry, the company, where it fits, its main competitor’s and potential for growth. On completion discuss your research with the facilitator who will approve your moving to the next stage.
DOCUMENT AND USE THE CPMPANY’S STYLE GUIDE OR OTHER FORMAT APPROVED BY THE FACILITATOR
Develop a draft table of contents for approval by the facilitator
Write your report. The facilitator will provide assistance as you progress.
Complete the executive summary
Edit and review your completed report AND DOCUMENT YOUR CHANGES
Send your report to the facilitator