Business 101

•In your proposal:

◦Choose a specific area within your career field or field of study and conduct research to identify a problem. You should have some experience with the topic.

◦Identify your proposed solution(s).

◦Identify your audience. Your audience should be individualized for your topic: for example, a board of directors for a company.

◦Cite the research you used to develop your proposal.

The successful proposal will include:

•A paragraph that defines the purpose of your project (what do you want to see happen as a result of the project?) and identifies the problem and solution(s).

•A paragraph that identifies the audience and gives some background on its place in the argument.

•A paragraph that identifies your audience’s position.

•Proposed research and discussion of the sources you have found so far.


•The title page should have your name, the instructor’s name, class, date, and your original title for the paper.

•Pages should be numbered.

•The paper should be 1-2 pages in length, not counting the title or reference pages.

•Use APA to format the paper. Be sure to include a References page.