|ASSESSMENT 3 BRIEF|
|Subject Code and Title||BIZ101 Business Communications|
|Individual/Group||Individual or Group Presentation|
|Length||5-6 minutes per person (+/- 10%)|
- Demonstrate information literacy and critical analysis appropriate to the level of study.
- Understand and demonstrate academic integrity and authentic engagement with information.
- Examine the internal and external business environment to effectively interpret messages in different business contexts.
- Identify and apply effective communication skills within a variety of business environments, including the use of technology.
|Total Marks||100 marks|
This assessment is for students to master the skills of presentation and evaluate the use of technology in business communication. Students must research different types of presentation technology, then choose one technology / media type to present the main points from their Report completed in Assessment 2B.
Please refer to the Task Instructions for details on how to complete this assessment.
Oral presentations combine concise information, effective visual aids, a clear and well- practised speech, supportive non-verbal communication strategies, and confidently managing questions. These are skills that you will use and continue to develop in your professional future practice. This assessment task will provide you with the experience of presenting to an audience the main points and ideas from your research and findings.
This task can be completed individually or in small groups of up to three (3) students.
- Note that each person, either individually or in a group, has to present. To complete this assessment task you must,
- Use your Report from Assessment 2B ( or if in a group selecting one student’s report), evaluate and select the main points that need to be included in your Presentation
- Research visual elements that will enhance your written format – such as images, graphs, tables, short segments of video from youtube, etc.
- In order to plan your Presentation you need to decide which visual format platform you will use.
- If you have never used Powerpoint, this may be a good choice. It is the most widely used visual aid. However if you are familiar with Powerpoint, it is recommended to try other modes in their free format, for example
Note – it is not expected that you have to pay for access to these online formats – contact your lecturer if uncertain.
- Your Presentation needs to include:
- Introduce yourself, your chosen topic and the purpose of your presentation.
- Engage the audience with a quiz, question or quote.
- Include an overview of what your presentation will cover.
- Presentation body
- Provide information in relation to your topic. Elements to consider:
- What, when, where, how, and why.
- Examples, statistics.
- Discussion of potential problem.
- Recommendation of potential solutions to the problem.
- Include in-text citations to support your line of reasoning.
- Provide a brief summary of your overall presentation.
- Check if there are any questions from the audience and address them accordingly.
- You may like to include a final quiz for the audience.
- You could use an online tool to do this, for example:
- List all references cited in your presentation following APA style. It is expected that you will demonstrate:
- a comprehensive understanding of your chosen topic.
- evidence of research and application of reliable and relevant evidence (including in-text citations and a reference list).
- critical analysis and the ability to develop coherent arguments.
- effective verbal and non-verbal communication in the form of professional presentation skills.
- appropriate and creative visual aids to support content delivery.
This assessment involves the following:
Please note the following additional information:
- You are advised to include a minimum of three (3) references which may be the same as those used in Assessment 2 A & Assessment 2B. Remember visual material and graphics that you have taken from appropriate websites, as well as images and videos need to be referenced as per APA style.
- It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing your sources.
- Please comply with all academic standards of legibility and referencing details.