The procedural message must adhere to the following requirements:
Introduce the main idea of the message in a concise, informative manner.
Itemize three to five (3-5) key points with detail.
Provide information about where and to whom questions should be directed.
Use a descriptive subject line or heading.
Use bullets to separate ideas and simplify reading.
Include an appropriate and professional greeting / salutation.
Use email form including: To:, From:, Subject:, and Signature.
Clarity / Mechanics:
Ensure that there are no grammar or spelling errors.
Ensure that there are no clarity, writing, and mechanical errors.
Your assignment must:
Be typed, single-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Use writing process strategies to develop brief business documents, such as routine messages, bad news messages, and persuasive/sales messages.
Support ideas or claims in body paragraphs with clear details, examples, and explanations.
Organize ideas logically by using transitional words, phrases, and sentences.
Use sentence variety and effective word choice in written communication.
Write clearly and concisely using proper writing mechanics.