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ENGL 2311 with Amelia Keel

Assignment Guide

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Group Project

You are expected to write:

  • A welcome letter from the CEO
  • Company history and purpose statement
  • Document instructions, requirements, and examples
    • memos
    • letters to vendors
    • letters to clients
    • proposals

Resume Project

You are expected to:

  • Find a job posting
  • Research the company
  • Write a cover letter
  • Write a resume
  • Write a letter of recommendation request letter
  • Write interview questions
  • Write a Thank You letter

Technical Report Project

Your company is trying to avoid a similar product recall that your competitor. You are tasked to learn more about the recall in order to avoid similar problems.

  • Understand the design flaws
  • Determine the cost of a recall
  • Make recommendations to the CEO, CFO, and Board of Directors of your company
    • explain how to avoid a similar situation

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