Overview

Every business report, white paper, and article over a certain length requires some sort of summary, that is, an executive summary or abstract. Quite often, busy executives rely heavily on the executive summary of a long report to give them the information they need. The purpose of a summary is to highlight the main points of the report, the findings, and the recommendations.

Prompt

Write a one-page executive summary of your program report.

Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:

  • The executive summary highlights the main points, key findings, and recommendations of the program report.
  • The executive summary uses tone and language appropriate for the specified audience.
  • The executive summary is clear and concise.
  • The executive summary uses visual cues (graphs, tables, charts, bullet points, headings) appropriately to communicate the message.

What to Submit

Your paper must be submitted as a two-page Microsoft Word document with double-spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.