B6120 M3A2 – Developing Communications Policy
Assignment 2: Required Assignment 1—Developing Communications Policy
In this assignment, you will prepare a communications policy for a company that you are familiar with or a fictitious company you create. The communications policy will map the type of communications messages (e.g., organizational or strategic changes, procedural changes, information important to organizational subgroups, confidential information, unwelcome information, etc.).
Using the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources, research requirements of and methods of creating communications policy documents.
Create a communications policy document that covers the following:
Identify the audience
Describe the media (including social media) to be used
List and explain the appropriate approvals required
Explain the tools and tactics to be used

In developing your plan, you should utilize at least five peer-reviewed articles in addition to the readings from the textbook and online resources.
Write a 6–7-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M3_A2.doc.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Developed a comprehensive communications policy that covers all the different types of communications messages (e.g., organizational or strategic changes, procedural changes, information important to organizational subgroups, confidential information, unwelcome information, etc.).
40
Described in detail the media (including social media) that should be used.
40
Explained the appropriate approvals that would be required.
40
Explained the tools and tactics to be used in the communications.
40
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
40
Total:
200

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