BUSAD 106 is a writing course for students completing programs in business. The course prepares students to accomplish tasks and solve problems through the written word. The mechanics, strategies, and processes of technical writing, as well as creative and critical thinking skills, are applied to a variety of tasks which simulate typical events in business. Techniques are covered for creating effective business letters, information summaries, proposals, and reports, including references and research sources and appropriate styles and formats. In addition, original essays responding to a review of rhetorical works in the fields of business and economics are prepared. The impact of organizational procedures on business communications is explored, and the automated technology which facilitates this communication is applied to a variety of tasks common to the business organization.