Business Writing I is an 8-week online business writing course. As a business professional, you must be able to communicate effectively through the written word if you are going to succeed in today’s business environment. If you want to improve your business writing skills, then this course is ideal for you!
In this course, you’ll learn about the proper format for letters, memos, email messages, and proposals. You’ll also learn basic business writing techniques such as how to use active voice, maintain consistency, and write concisely.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand basic writing structure
- Write clear and concise business documents
- Choose the right writing style
- Write using a positive approach
- Focus on the reader
- Write effective business communications
- Write a winning proposal
You will develop your business writing skills by completing the following practical assignments:
- In the first assignment, you’ll write a series of letters.
- In the second assignment, you’ll write several short memos and email messages.
- In the third assignment, you’ll write and design a formal proposal.
By the end of this course, you will have identified and corrected any weaknesses in your writing. You’ll be writing clear, concise business documents that will help you communicate effectively with colleagues and clients.
Bonus: Grammar refresher
As a bonus, Business Writing I also includes grammar readings and exercises that will help you to improve your grammar skills. You’ll learn to apply the rules of grammar in your business documents so that you are a more effective business writer.
- Microsoft Word
About the Instructor
The instructor will guide you throughout the course by providing one-to-one mentoring. During the course, the instructor will answer your questions by email, provide you with feedback on your assignments, and lead optional text chat sessions to discuss the materials and assignments.
Kitty Bucsko has been teaching business communications and computer technology courses for over 30 years including courses for the Canadian Institute of Management. She has been a member of the Ontario College of Teachers since its inception and has a passion for the Internet and telecommunications technology. She is also an active member of the Society for Technical Communication.