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Course: 22: 390: 501 Essentials of Strategic Written Communications

This guide is for students taking the "Strategic Written Communications" class. It lists steps on how to perform a company research and perform an industry analysis. Special focuses are on IBISWorld, MarketLine, PrivCo and Business Source Premier

Why do I need to look up a trade society or association?

Associations or Organizations are extremely important resources when we try to gather information about a particular kind of industry.  The associations represent a particular kind of trade or business.  Not only do they act as a lobby group for policy making, but they are also responsible for raising awareness of some important issues and collecting data that can be used in your research.

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