Master Business Writing and Editing
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Master Business Writing and Editing

Patterns and strategies to help help you write and edit your emails, letters, and memos so they stand out among peers
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4.7 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,027 students enrolled
Created by Grant Hall
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $100
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Write effective business emails, memos, and letters
  • Edit messages to make them clear and concise
  • Impress colleagues and/or professor with your writing
  • Create documents that stand out among peers
  • Design messages that people actually want to read
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Requirements
  • Have the desire to improve your business writing and editing
Description

Join the business writing and editing course that can change your career. With over 25 lectures and more than two hours of video students will be exposed to many topics such as false subjects, camouflaged verbs, the different message types and more. Best of all you will get to actually practice as you learn! 

The course will be broken down into the following categories:

  1. Stylistic Efficiency
  2. Being Clear and Concise
  3. Punctuation Rules
  4. The Different Types of Business Messages


Who is the target audience?
  • Corporate Professionals
  • College and high school students
  • Blog Writers
  • Journalists
Compare to Other Writing Editing Courses
Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
02:48:08
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Developing an Efficient and Effective Writing Style
10 Lectures 59:19

Eliminate Camouflaged Verbs
04:52

Practice Eliminating Camouflaged Verbs
04:18

Introduction to Passive Voice
06:38

How to Identify Passive Constructions
04:13


Practice Eliminating Passive Voice
09:42

Avoid False Subjects
05:50

Practice Eliminating False Subjects
05:06

Use Plain Language
07:59
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Designing Effective Messages
5 Lectures 29:42
HABITS Acronym for Designing Effective Messages
04:00

Headings
03:12


Bold, Italics, and Typeface
09:04

Space
04:13
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Punctuation Rules for Business Messages
3 Lectures 27:26
Common Mistakes with Commas
08:06

Semicolons, Colons, and Dashes
10:57

Practice With Punctuation
08:23
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Road Maps for the Types of Business Messages
4 Lectures 33:28
Summary of the Types
07:02

Informative Message Road Map
08:07

Persuasive Message Road Map
07:39

Negative Message Road Map
10:40
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The 6 Keys to Business Writing
6 Lectures 18:13
Key 1: Have a Purpose
01:58

Key 2: Understand your Audience
03:35

Key 3: Be Direct
03:23

Key 4: Keep it Simple
03:27

Key 5: Take the Time to Proofread
04:29

Key 6: Be an Information Designer
01:21
About the Instructor
Grant Hall
4.7 Average rating
5 Reviews
1,027 Students
1 Course
Business Instructor and Tutor

Attended a top 10 business school and has over 4 years of tutoring experience

I'm Grant Hall and I am a business administration major who has a passion for teaching others. I worked at a tutoring center before expanding my own private tutoring business which I have been running for almost four years now. I tutor multiple subjects: writing, finance, and mathematics to name a few. 

Thanks for checking out my page and I look forward to seeing inside one of my courses soon!