Business Writing for Busy Professionals - Part 1

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 3 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $225.00

Course Overview:

One of the keys to success in any business is good communication skills and one of the most common ways to communicate in business is through writing. Part of good writing skills comes from constructing clear sentences but how we organize our writing and how we lead our reader into our story are important to being understood. In this course we will look at how to write concisely and how to grab and keep your reader's attention.

ATTENTION: This course has a strict start and end date.  When a student enrolls into this course, they will need to work with one of our Training Assessment Managers (TAMs) to choose a start date before they can be enrolled in their course.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Understand the Demand for Good Writing

Good writing helps to show leadership skills and starts with good planning. We will look at ways we can benefit from good writing and how to get a writing project off to a good start.

Lesson 2: Be Explicit Clear and Concise

When our writing is explicit, clear and concise our message gets through more clearly and we are able to get our reader's attention.

Lesson 3: Rhythm and Organization

Writing with rhythm and making sure our message is well organized can help to capture and hold our reader's attention.

Lesson 4: Putting it All Together

In this lesson we will create a document using the skills we've learned in this course.

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **