In parts of this assignment you will be required to refer to business information that is used in an organization. In order to be successful it is therefore important that you choose an organization from which you will be able to access the necessary information. Ideally you should select a small- to medium-sized local company that is willing to share information with you, including examples of its corporate communications. E. G. Sad, McDonald’s, or a business that you are using for another Unit.
All tasks are related to research carried out on the business organization of your hooch and how they manage and communicate information Task 1. Criteria Pl. MI, Del 1410. 13 Choose a business to research and base your tasks on. Due Date: (Ensure that you select a business that can enable you to meet the criteria. ) Pl : Complete a table like the one below to show the types, sources and purposes of information used within the organization. Try to include at least two examples of each type of information.
Type of information Example Description Purpose Source Verbal Written On-screen Multimedia Web-based Where possible cross reference your example to evidence of this in your appendices, for example, a screenings of web-based information or a copy of a letter. Remember to refer to the Student Book and specification to help you give details on the types, purposes and sources. MI Analyses the types of information by explaining the range of sources that they come from and explaining how they meet their purpose. Analyses how the different types of information work in relation to each other. Del Identify and explain two strategic decisions made by the business. Identify what information was used to make these decisions. Evaluate the appropriateness of the information used to make these decisions. Task 2: Be able to present business information effectively Criteria : UP UP UP DO Due Date: 18. 11. 13 You have been asked to attend a meeting to present the results of an investigation into the effectiveness of the sales and marketing of a particular product or service by the business.
This includes the way in which information is communicated to the customer. You must prepare materials to be discussed and presented at the meeting combining different forms of information, for example, ext, tables, charts and images from a range of sources. In order to do this you should complete the following activities: Choose a product or service offered by the business. Gather information from a range of sources that will help you look at key indicators of the sales and marketing performance of that product or service: How has it been marketed? How effective was the marketing? How does the business measure the effectiveness of its marketing? What are the sales figures? Provide a summary of your findings on one side of AY to be distributed to employees prior to the meeting. Prepare a presentation to support your summary and give further explanation during the meeting. Up Evaluate the corporate communication which has been used to promote this product or service. Present a corporate communication document aimed at improving the sales of the investigated products or services. Produce a two-page document on your findings to be issued as part of the business’ annual report to shareholders and or other stakeholders. Task 3: Understand the issues and constraints in relation to the use of business information in organizations Criteria: AS UP MM Due Date: 09. 12. 3 Scenario The business has decided it is time to update the staff handbook, and it is aware that an increasing number of employees are handling data on a day-to-day basis.
You have been asked to help by producing three sections of the handbook, either for the published handbook or the business intranet, on issues related to the use of information. These sections should both explain and analyses (MM) the following topics: UP MM legal issues in relation to the use of information ethical issues in relation to the use of information UP MM Operational issues in relation to the use of information. Task 4: Know how to communicate business information using appropriate methods.