The progress report is designed to provide an update on your progress for an organizational-related activity, such as work on a project team, or your status on work connected with a business proposal.
In this situation, the progress report will be used to detail your status to me, Dr. Dallas, on the white paper report. You will write your progress report as a memorandum, so it may be helpful to review the format of a memorandum, on pages 153-154.
The reading in chapter 9 (pages 139-140) gives the required structure (headings) for the progress report, including specific information about what should be included in the sections of the progress report.
Tip #1: Make sure you use the proper “introduction” section in your progress report. This is not the same as the introduction for your white paper report. The progress report discussion in the textbook gives you information on what to put in this section.
Tip #2: The “example” used in the progress report discussion refers to questionnaires. Instead, you will elaborate on the status of your white paper report, and the research efforts for locating the required seven resources.
The progress report memorandum should use your dream job title as the subject, and be: