Ch 9: Business Reports for Technical Writing: Help and Review
About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering business report material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about business reports. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to write business reports
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning technical writing (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about business reports
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra technical writing resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the business reports for technical writing chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the business reports for technical writing chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any business report question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a business reports unit of a standard technical writing course. Topics covered include:
- Informational and analytical reports
- Planning processes for business reports
- Parts of an executive summary in reports and proposals
- Pros and cons of collaborative wikis
1. Informational and Analytical Reports: Definition and Uses
Informational and analytical reports are important aspects of business reporting, as they provide information and data to advance the planning process within a company. Learn more about informational and analytical reports, including their uses and the different types.
2. The Planning Processes for Informational and Analytical Reports
Informational and analytical reports are compilations of data presented to specific target audiences in finances, reviews, and research results. See the process involved in planning and generating high-quality information, and analytical reports.
3. Executive Summaries in Business Reports and Proposals
Examine executive summaries to understand why they are important parts of business reports and proposals. Review what executive summaries are and discover the six parts of executive summaries.
4. Collaborative Wikis: Use, Advantages and Challenges
Collaborative wikis are a vital tool in the modern business world. Wikis are text-oriented websites that allow multiple people to contribute to a project or report. Explore the use, advantages and challenges of wikis in the business environment.
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Other chapters within the Technical Writing: Help and Review course
- Introduction to Technical Writing: Help and Review
- Prewriting for Technical Documents: Help and Review
- Writing Technical Documents: Help and Review
- Technical Editing & Rewriting: Help and Review
- Elements of Technical Documents: Help and Review
- Usability Testing & Technical Writing: Help and Review
- Informal Technical Reports: Help and Review
- Formal Technical Reports: Help and Review
- Technical Correspondence: Help and Review
- Technical Resumes & Cover Letters: Help and Review
- Technical Instructions: Help and Review
- Writing Technical Manuals: Help and Review
- Writing Proposals: Help and Review
- Language & Style
- Language in Context
- Advanced Technical Writing: Help and Review