Case Report Requirements

Case Report Requirements

The Case Report is an individual assessment task. The case for the Case Report can be found under
the Assessments tab in Blackboard.
The submitted Case Report must include a transmittal email (template can be found on Blackboard)
and a report.

Transmittal email
The transmittal email must be written using the template found on Blackboard. You must use your
Curtin email address as the sender email address. In the sender email address, also include your
name and student ID. Do not change the recipient email address. You must also have a subject title,
which you have to include in the email. The transmittal email is to be no longer than two (2) pages.
It must meet the following requirements: font type Calibri, font size 12, double spaced. It is to be
written in lay language and must provide a summary of the report. The transmittal email will form
the cover page of your Case Report.

Report
The report is to be no longer than 10 pages (excluding table of contents, reference list and
appendixes). The word processed submission should meet the following requirements: font type of
Calibri, font size 12, double spaced. The assignment is to be written in lay language but must
indicate a sound conceptual understanding of the key issues. For work submitted that is more than
10 pages and do not meet the above requirements, marks will only be awarded up until the
equivalent of 10 pages, double spaced, Calibri, font size 12.

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The report submission is to contain:
 A word processed document that is spell- and grammar- checked;
 Student name and Student ID to be included in either the header or footer of the document;
 The transmittal email must be written using the template found on Blackboard. The
written submission for the case must be structured as a report. The structure of a
report is available on the unit’s Blackboard site under the Unit Resources tab. Please
refer to Business Communication: A Handbook for Accounting Students and Graduates
(Kerr, 2017) for more information on how to write a report.

 DO NOT submit a cover-page, marking guide, an executive summary or a covering letter; The
transmittal email will form your cover page.
 Students should use the Chicago referencing style when preparing the assignments. More
information can be found on this style from the Library web site:
http://library.curtin.edu.au/research_and_information_skills/referencing

 The work you submit must be your own. Any plagiarism from other students’ work, from
‘solutions’ circulating from prior years, from ‘solutions manuals’ or published material will
result in an automatic zero score for the submission. Significant penalties are imposed where
assignments are found to be plagiarised. The University policy on plagiarism and academic
misconduct can be found on this webpage:

http://students.curtin.edu.au/rights/plagiarism.cfm

 All assignments must be submitted through Turnitin. No other forms of submission will be
accepted. Failure to submit the assignment through Turnitin will automatically incur a
penalty of 10% for every day or part thereof the assignment is late. Extensions to the written
submission due date will only be considered by the Unit Coordinator (Dr Kenneth Ke) and will
be granted only in extreme circumstance. Applications for extensions must be received in
writing prior to the due date and be accompanied by supporting evidence.
 Prior to submitting your written submission, please refer to the questions in the document:
“Is my report ready?” which is available on Blackboard.

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Case Report Requirements

The Case Report is an individual assessment task. The case for the Case Report can be found under
the Assessments tab in Blackboard. Case Report Requirements.
The submitted Case Report must include a transmittal email (template can be found on Blackboard)
and a report. Case Report Requirements.

Transmittal email
The transmittal email must be written using the template found on Blackboard. You must use your
Curtin email address as the sender email address. In the sender email address, also include your
name and student ID. Do not change the recipient email address. You must also have a subject title,
which you have to include in the email. The transmittal email is to be no longer than two (2) pages.
It must meet the following requirements: font type Calibri, font size 12, double spaced. It is to be
written in lay language and must provide a summary of the report. The transmittal email will form
the cover page of your Case Report. Case Report Requirements.

Report
The report is to be no longer than 10 pages (excluding table of contents, reference list and
appendixes). The word processed submission should meet the following requirements: font type of
Calibri, font size 12, double spaced. The assignment is to be written in lay language but must
indicate a sound conceptual understanding of the key issues. For work submitted that is more than
10 pages and do not meet the above requirements, marks will only be awarded up until the
equivalent of 10 pages, double spaced, Calibri, font size 12. Case Report Requirements.

2

The report submission is to contain:
 A word processed document that is spell- and grammar– checked;
 Student name and Student ID to be included in either the header or footer of the document;
 The transmittal email must be written using the template found on Blackboard. The
written submission for the case must be structured as a report. The structure of a
report is available on the unit’s Blackboard site under the Unit Resources tab. Please
refer to Business Communication: A Handbook for Accounting Students and Graduates
(Kerr, 2017) for more information on how to write a report. Case Report Requirements.

 DO NOT submit a cover-page, marking guide, an executive summary or a covering letter; The
transmittal email will form your cover page. Case Report Requirements.
 Students should use the Chicago referencing style when preparing the assignments. More
information can be found on this style from the Library web site:
http://library.curtin.edu.au/research_and_information_skills/referencing

 The work you submit must be your own. Any plagiarism from other students’ work, from
‘solutions’ circulating from prior years, from ‘solutions manuals’ or published material will
result in an automatic zero score for the submission. Significant penalties are imposed where
assignments are found to be plagiarised. The University policy on plagiarism and academic
misconduct can be found on this webpage:

http://students.curtin.edu.au/rights/plagiarism.cfm

 All assignments must be submitted through Turnitin. No other forms of submission will be
accepted. Failure to submit the assignment through Turnitin will automatically incur a
penalty of 10% for every day or part thereof the assignment is late. Extensions to the written
submission due date will only be considered by the Unit Coordinator (Dr Kenneth Ke) and will
be granted only in extreme circumstance. Applications for extensions must be received in
writing prior to the due date and be accompanied by supporting evidence.
 Prior to submitting your written submission, please refer to the questions in the document:
“Is my report ready?” which is available on Blackboard. Case Report Requirements.