Introduction to Business Career Assessment Project Assignment: Students are to develop a report on a particular career in business. The research for this project should include: a) education requirements; b) employment opportunities; c) advancement opportunities; d) pay ranges; e) special physical requirements or skills needed to be successful in this career; and f) advantages/disadvantages of choosing this career. Format: This report will consist of two phases: Phase One – A written report will be submitted in proper business format and style. It will be double-spaced, word processed with a maximum length of five to seven pages not including bibliography and appendices. You will be downgraded for any grammatical or spelling errors. Your reference sources must be documented. Personal interviews with current practitioners are strongly suggested. Phase Two – An oral presentation consisting of a summary of; your written report will be given in class. Visual aids, handouts and any other materials which will enhance presentation are encouraged. The presentation should last no longer than 15 minutes. You are expected to wear appropriate business attire during this presentation. Proposal: Each group or student is to submit a proposal for this report no later than the second week of class. This word processed document should include: Member(s) of group Career field to be researched and discussed in class Proposed resources/references Time line for completion Grade Determination: Phase One (written report) will be valued as follows: 10 points for appearance and format 10 points for content 10 points for accuracy and research 10 points for style and creativity within report 10 points for spelling, grammar and consistency (transitions) Phase Two (oral presentation) will be valued as follows: 10 points for organization, approach and delivery 10 points for visual aids/handouts 5 points for consistency with written report In addition, group peer assessment will be worth 10 points (if individual presentation 10 points will be automatic). Class participant assessment will be worth 15 points. Handouts and explanations will be given in class. The total value of this project is 100 points.