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Ch 68: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Reporting & Presentations

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Review the elements of business reports and presentations through these videos and self-assessment quizzes. The materials in this chapter can help you prepare for the WEST Business & Marketing Education exam.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Reporting & Presentations - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter help you review the steps for creating business reports and presentations for a variety of audiences. Watch videos on the planning process for different types of reports and the importance of practicing a presentation. Other topics include:

  • Textual and visual graphics
  • Steps for writing informational and analytical reports
  • Writing an audience-centered report
  • Visual aids
  • Presentation development

Our instructors help you brush up on your presentation skills through fun videos that include illustrations and examples. After watching the videos or reading over the text transcripts, you can use the multiple-choice quizzes and chapter exam to see if you have retained the key points.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Reporting & Presentations - Chapter Objectives

The topics covered within this Reporting & Presentations chapter prepare you for questions within the information technology, communication, and career and technical education content area on the WEST Business & Marketing Education. This section makes up about 27% of the 110 questions on the test. Before taking the test, you should be prepared to answer questions on developing appropriate communications and presentations for a variety of audiences and incorporating suitable visual aids.

5 Lessons in Chapter 68: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Reporting & Presentations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

1. Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

Textual and visual graphics can aid in visually presenting data to a business audience. You must first identify the type of data you will be presenting and then decide whether it is details, patterns or relationships being communicated.

The Planning Processes for Informational and Analytical Reports

2. The Planning Processes for Informational and Analytical Reports

Informational and analytical reports each have a specific planning process to allow the writer to demonstrate an understanding of a business problem. This lesson explains the differences between the two reports.

Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

3. Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

A presenter has to be able to develop an audience-centered presentation to target the wants, needs, motivations and characteristics of the attendees in order for the message to be delivered appropriately.

Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations

4. Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations

Visuals aids in business help create memorable key points, evaluate data, and understand complex relationships. There are many different types of visual aids that can be used in business presentations.

Practicing a Presentation: Importance, Techniques & Feedback

5. Practicing a Presentation: Importance, Techniques & Feedback

This lesson will cover the importance and techniques of presentations. You will find out why critical feedback is also necessary to make improvements to the speech.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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