Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Writing the transmittal, part of Writing Business Reports.
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- The transmittal does exactly what it's name indicates,…it transmits or transfers the report…from the writer to the reader.…If an internal team has prepared the report,…the internal memo format is generally used.…If the report has been prepared by…an outside consulting firm for its client,…the letter format is more standard,…but the content is basically the same.…The transmittal of a formal report…is the only part that uses first person informal writing.…
The writer needs to think about what he would say…if actually handing the report face to face to the reader.…Since the writer is saying to the reader,…"We are giving you the completed report,"…the first four words are usually a direct…"Here is the report."…The first paragraph will be brief.…It may include the date that the report…was authorized and what the problem was…that the writer was tasked with…researching and analyzing.…For our sample report, we could write,…"This report will analyze why William should expand…"his online market by emphasizing its existing…
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- Examining types of reports: formal to informal
- Writing the cover or title page
- Writing an introduction and body copy
- Writing a strong ending
- Doing research
- Writing outlines
- Revising and proofreading<br><br>
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