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Coursera High-Impact Business Writing

University of California, Irvine via Coursera

  • Overview
  1. Coursera
    Platform:
    Coursera
    Provider:
    University of California, Irvine
    Length:
    4 weeks
    Effort:
    2-4 hours a week
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Part of:
    Career Success | Coursera
    Overview
    Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business environment. Learn how to articulate your thoughts in a clear and concise manner that will allow your ideas to be better understood by your readers. Improve your business writing skill by learning to select and use appropriate formats for your audience, use the correct medium and adjust your writing style accordingly, as well as identify your objective and communicate it clearly. You'll also learn to spot, correct and avoid the most common writing pitfalls, and gain valuable experience analyzing, writing and revising a wide spectrum of business documents. From a simple interoffice memo to a twenty-page business proposal, learn how to put good business writing to work for you.

    Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

    1. Write effective business communications, including bad news, good news, persuasive writing, presentations, emails, memos, business reports and press releases
    2. Learn how to edit and proofread business documents
    3. Learn how to write for a global market

    Syllabus

    • Introduction to Business Writing
    • Spelling, Grammar, Sentence and Paragraphs
    • Document Types and their Considerations
    • Finalizing Formal Document, Informal Written Communication and Social Media

    Taught by
    Sue Robins

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