Assignment: Search the Internet

This assignment can be found in Google Docs: Business Communication Skills for Managers Assignment: Search the Internet

To make your own copy to edit:

  • If you want a Google Doc: in the file menu of the open document, click “Make a copy.” This will give you your own Google Doc to work from.
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For this assignment, you will search using the Google search engine and take a screenshot of your search results screen. Follow the directions and then submit your assignment. If you find a step that trips you up, review the module or ask for help from your classmates in the discussion forum.


  1. Open a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Edge) by double-clicking the icon on the desktop (or using any other method covered in Internet Browsers.)
  2. Make sure the page is on the Google search page. Type in in the address bar and press the Enter (or Return) key.
  3. In the google search bar, type in a search for one of the following terms:
    • cash flow
    • company culture
    • income statement
    • business metrics

    Then hit the Enter (or Return) key.

  4. Look at the search results Google returned for your search, then take a screenshot by using the following steps:
    1. Open the Snipping tool by using one of the methods discussed in the Snips and Screenshots page.
    2. Take a rectangular or a window snip of the search results.
    3. Save the snip as BA132_LastName_SearchInternet.png, replacing “LastName” with your own last name. (Example: BA132_Hywater_SearchInternet.png)
  5. Submit your image in your course online.