Points: 25 pts
Summary: Write an essay as a draft for the organization & management section of your business plan.

Part of the business plan

Each essay is going to be part of the final business plan. For each essay stick to the TOPIC of the essay. The essays will be incorporated into the larger business plan, but will not be in the order that they are written. For instance the business description will be one of the last essays, but will be near the beginning of the report. Don't include other topics in this essay and don't worry about introducing your business.

The topic for this essay is Organization & Management

Technical Requirements

It's preferable to use Microsoft Word 2016 for your writings in this class. You can compose in another program, then copy the text into Microsoft Word (Use paste special-plain text in Word). Most campuses have Microsoft Word available in computer labs and libraries.

Organize information

Gather your bullet points from the lessons and activities for this unit. Organize the points in a cohesive manner. They should be organized in such a manner to help you write up information concerning the following recommended aspects of your business (Customize as needed for your business):

You may need to research additional information! Be sure to cite your references

Write the essay

Using the weekly sentences as a guide to write your essay. The essay should be 2-5 pages long (minimum of 500 words). If you are writing fewer pages now, you may need to write more pages in future essays or add in information to this essay for your final business plan assignment which should be 16-20 pages (4,000-6,000 words). Keep in mind your audience is people in other businesses and you are writing from the perspective of an entrepreneur. You are not writing as a student with the teacher as your audience.

Grading Criteria

  1. Minimum page length met (500 words). Percentage missing will be deducted from score. For instance, if essay is one and three quarter pages in length and 2 pages are minimum, then 12.5% of the points will de deducted from the score.
  2. All the required points are included in the essay. Percentage missing will be deducted from score. For instance, if only 3 of the 4 points are covered, then 25% of the points will de deducted from the score.
  3. All grammar and spelling errors as indicated by Word are corrected and document has been proof read your document to catch other grammar and spelling errors. One half point will be deducted for each, up to 5 points.
  4. Essay is written in a logical, clear and concise manner. Up to 5 points will be deducted.

The combined points lost for above items 1 & 2 will not be more than 50%

Submitting the assignment

Your essay should be uploaded to Laulima in Assignments, Tasks & surveys by the due date at the end of the unit covered in this essay.