The Planning Processes for Informational and Analytical Reports


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What characteristic defines an informational report?

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1. As part of your new position, you have been asked to prepare a monthly report on the number and types of mortgage loan applications that were received. What would be your first step as you begin to develop this informational report?

2. What are repetitive patterns such as growth or decline data over time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Informational and analytical reporting is an important part of planning in a business situation. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of the different types of reports you might use in a business, including the steps necessary to write one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The purpose of informational reports
  • The steps of creating a report
  • The difference between informational and analytical reports
  • Another name for repetitive patterns

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related informational and analytical reporting lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as informational and analytical reports
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps involved in planning reports

Additional Learning

Get more details about business reporting by studying the lesson called The Planning Processes for Informational and Analytical Reports. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explaining the importance of business reporting
  • Differentiating between informational and analytical reports
  • Outlining the steps in writing a report