Chief Accountant

Chief Accountant

´╗┐Self-Assessment Tasks Plan


Prior to starting MBA-FP6004-Foundational Skills for Business Leaders, I was assigned two self-assessment tasks, a writing assessment and an Excel assessment. The assessments were designed to provide a gauge to determine my current skill level for the MBA program. They also provide resources to develop those skills and present the opportunity to strengthen any weaknesses or potential areas of growth. I will discuss the score results of each assessment, provide a self-evaluation of the results, and discuss the rationale for the choices I made for the skill enhancement tasks.

The writing assessment results are based on several writing categories that Capella University has identified as essential to my scholarly writing skill development. The score results are based on the following five characteristics of writing: Focus & Meaning, Content & Development, Organization, Language Use & Style, and Mechanics. The first characteristic, Focus & Meaning, is the extent to which the response establishes and maintains a controlling idea. The score I achieved was moderate at 67%. The second characteristic, Content & Development, is the extent to which the response develops ideas fully and artfully using extensive, specific, accurate, and relevant details. The score I achieved was moderate at 50%. The third characteristic, Organization, is the extent to which the response demonstrates a unified structure, direction, and unity, paragraphing and transitional devices. The score I achieved was moderate at 50%. The fourth characteristic, Language Use & Style, is the extent to which response demonstrates an awareness of audience structure, sentence variety, and word choice that creates tone and voice. The score I achieved was moderate at 67%. The final characteristic, Mechanics, is the extent the response demonstrates control of conventions, including paragraphing, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. The score I achieved was a moderate...

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