Written Communication: Improve Your Business Writing Skills
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Written Communication: Improve Your Business Writing Skills

Write Better for Professional and Personal Success. Eliminate Bad Habits and Gain Credibility.
4.1 (81 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
190 students enrolled
Created by Debbie McCusker
Last updated 4/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn how to Analyze your Audience & Select the right Communication Medium.
  • Discover how to Organize your Key Points & Use Top-Down Writing.
  • You will learn how to Include Only Relevant Details & Structure your communication.
  • You will learn how to Write with Clarity and Conciseness, and how to Use the Right Tone.
  • Develop Strategies to Eliminate common Spelling and Grammar errors that cause readers to lose focus on a writer's message.
  • Identify Appropriate Subject Lines to get your emails read.
  • You will learn How and When to use the Reply All button.
  • You will learn how to setup and use a Proper Signature Block.
  • And, you will learn how to Avoid Legal Pitfalls.
Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
Description

In today's fast-paced business world, you have precious little time to write communications. Readers have little time to read your communications.

This course provides you with strategies and resources to enhance your written communication skills, so you can quickly deliver effective messages to your readers.

Written Communications will teach you the basic rules of business writing, how to successfully edit and proofread communications, and how to write a professional email.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone and everyone who works in a professional environment and needs to learn to write professional business communications, including emails.
Course content
Expand all 16 lectures 51:41
+ Basic Rules of Business Writing
9 lectures 20:31
Analyze Your Audience
02:31
Select the Right Communication Medium
00:42
Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Writing
01:20
Include Only Relevant Details
00:50
Structure Your Communication
02:46
Write with Clarity and Conciseness
06:12

This assessment is a short review of the topics covered in the first section of this course: Basic Rules of Business Writing.

QUIZ - Basic Rules of Business Writing
6 questions
+ Editing and Proofreading
6 lectures 24:31
Proofreading
03:40
Common Spelling and Grammar Mistakes
05:07
Punctuation
06:47
A Second Pair of Eyes
03:04

This assessment is a short review of the topics covered in the second section of this course: Editing and Proofreading.

QUIZ - Editing and Proofreading
12 questions
+ How to Write a Professional Email
1 lecture 06:39
How to Write a Professional Email
06:39

This assessment is a short review of the topics covered in the third section of this course: How to Write a Professional Email.

QUIZ - How to Write a Professional Email
8 questions