Executive Summary Assignments | Online Homework Help
Before starting the Executive Summary assignment in this module, create your course project outline. The course project outline will be submitted as part of the Final Project.
The outline is not being submitted or graded here. However, you should write the outline now in order to create the executive summary that is due this module.
In Module 01 you wrote an outline based on an article you read. The next step is to take what you learned about outlining and apply it to your course project. Use the same format from Module 01 and build your course project outline.
Purpose Statement: Remember this is 1-2 sentences telling your audience why you chose this topic and why it matters to you.
Purpose Statement: We have a huge feral cat problem in my city. These cats are killing native species of birds and rodents and are a general nuisance to the residents. My paper will discuss why this is an issue and how we can fix it.
Problem: At this point, briefly talk about the problem you are researching. Remember these are not written in sentence format. They are brief and are not necessarily full sentences.
Problem: Feral Cat
Our City, USA has had an increase in feral cats
1992- 500 known cats
2017- 5,000 known catsConsequence of overpopulation
Increase in spread of cat disease
Creative and Original Solution: Always bring in original solutions. If you are talking about stopping drunk driving, your solution should not be education because that is already being done. What is a NEW solution to the issue?
Creative and Original Solution: Humanely trap all feral cats
Talk with residents most affected my cats
Draw up map
Count catsTalk with Naturalists/Veterinarians
Do for free?
Talk to Vet studentsGet financial support from city and foundations
Conclusion: Wrap it up. Try to bring it all together.
Conclusion: Feral Cats needs to be fixed to stop over breeding.
Bring community together to gather/fix/release cats.
Have vets check cats for contagious diseases
The executive summary is a one-page summary of what to expect in your paper highlighting the main points of your proposal. It is the marketing piece of the project. You should use the executive summary as a tool to get the reader intrigued, so he or she wants to read your proposal to get more information. To engage the reader, identify the purpose and use appropriate tone and usage for the audience. Consider addressing the situation and your audience’s views fairly and respectfully.
As you summarize, be sure to convey the understanding and scope of the proposal. Give a thorough explanation of the proposal, and highlight relevant research to support the main idea.
Your executive summary should be written as a professional document and should include these headings:
- Solution or Plan
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below: