Business Communication: Assignment 1 - Memo

Instructor: Matt McClintock
If you have a College Accelerator membership and are seeking college credit for this course, you must submit three written assignments and pass the proctored final exam. You must submit your assignments before registering for the final. Below you will find a prompt for writing a memo and instructions on how to submit it.

Memo Prompt

In this course, you learned how to plan, develop, and deliver a message in the workplace as well as the importance choosing the appropriate tone for your message. For this assignment, please create a memo to be shared on a company intranet explaining the use of verbal or non-verbal communication in the workplace.

Your memo should be between 250-500 words, and should have a positive, negative, or persuasive tone. The tone, formatting, and business language of your memo should be appropriate for your approach to the topic.


You must provide at least one valid source for the information in your memo and incorporate at least one image. Be sure to list your source(s) at the end of the memo or in a works cited page using APA format. If you use any lessons as sources in your assignment, please also cite them using APA format (including the lesson title and the instructor's name). If you're unsure about how to use APA format to cite your sources, please see the following lessons:

Grading Rubric

Your project will be graded on the following rubric:

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