Griffin | Entrepreneurship
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Business Plan:
Business Communication

State Standards
  • E 5.1 Content Standard: Understand the role of finance as it applies to the
  • E 5.1.1 Explain the nature of capital investments (FI:078) (ON)
  • E 5.1.3 Establish investment goals and objectives
  • E 5.1.5 Determine financing needed for business operations (FI:043) (ON)
  • E 5.1.7 Explain sources of financial assistance (FI:031)(ON)
  • E 5.1.11 Implement procedures for managing debt (FI:103) (ON)

  • E 5.2 Content Standard: Students understand tools, strategies, and systems used to maintain, monitor, control, and plan the use of financial resources.
  • E 5.2.2 Determine financing needed to start a business (FI:036) (M/E)
  • E 5.2.7 Interpret financial statements (MN:162) (MN)
  • E 5.2.8 Project cash needed to open business
Chapter Objective
  • Develop good skills for writing, speaking, and listening.

Memo Formatting - HOMEWORK

  1. Search online and in Word Templates for business letter samples.

  2. Create samples from your business of the following letters:

    1. Apology Letter
    2. Complaint Letter
    3. Sales Letter
    4. Memo - any subject

  3. Use your name as the signator.
  4. Type letter type in the header.
  5. Grading will be content and format.

(*** Keep in mind the actual format in Word is usually wrong.)


Memo Formatting - HOMEWORK

  Letter Formatting Memo Formatting
  Letter Memo


Thank you cards - HOMEWORK

Here are things you should keep in mind if you're in the process of writing or going over your thank you message:
  • thank you picInitial reaction. Make sure to mention your initial reaction to the gift or whatever the person did. ...
  • Compliment the recipient. ...
  • Give examples of your appreciation. ...
  • Express your feelings. ...
  • Properly close.

Address the Envelope

thank you address



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