Course Syllabus: Business Writing
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We live in a world where communication is paramount to survival. In a work environment where communication is equated with the professionalism and efficiency of an individual, would you jeopardize your career because of bad writing? Do you want the embarrassment of sending out a poorly written email to your peers? Can you risk sending out badly written communications to customers and putting your company's reputation on the line? Of course not, no one aspires to be a bad writer. No one wants to communicate badly.
This crash course in business communication may help remedy your writing woes. From the basic do's and don'ts of business communication to the nitty-gritty of formatting, punctuation, tone and language--this course covers all the fundamentals. As a one stop guide to a professional's writing career, the class is ideal for assistants, secretaries, executives, managers, and senior managers of any company or organization. Learn about the common mistakes we make when writing a business letter. Learn how often people mistake 'affect' for 'effect', and 'except' for 'accept'. Learn about how to write business emails.
This course will also give you insights into your reader's mind. Who are they? What do they want? How can you effectively reach out to them? So join us today!
All course materials are provided within the course lessons.
90 - 100 % = A
80 - 89 % = B
70 - 79 % = C
Below 70 = F
The related exams and assignments test comprehension of lesson material.
By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
|Lesson 1 Assignment: Introduce Yourself||1|
|Lesson 1 Quiz||7|
|Lesson 2: Assignment: Proposal||10|
|Lesson 2 Quiz||8|
|Lesson 3 Assignment: Start-Up Sheet||25|
|Lesson 3 Quiz||8|
|Lesson 4 Quiz||9|
|Lesson 4 Exam: Verbs||10|
|Lesson 4 Exam: Spelling||20|
|Lesson 4 Exam: Periods||20|
|Lesson 4 Exam: Punctuation 1||15|
|Lesson 4 Exam: Punctuation 2||20|
|Lesson 5 Assignment: Tone||20|
|Lesson 5 Quiz||8|
|Lesson 6 Assignment||20|
|Lesson 6 Quiz||7|
|Assignment 7-1: Sympathy Letter||25|
|Assignment 7-2: Resignation Letter||25|
|Assignment 7-3 Complaint Letter||25|
|Lesson 7 Quiz||9|
|Lesson 8: Practice Exercise||25|
|Lesson 8 Exam||9|
|Lesson 9 Assignment: Practice Exercise||25|
|Lesson 9 Exam||10|
|Lesson 10 Assignment A: Business Notes Writing||25|
|Lesson 10 Exam||10|
|Lesson 11 Assignment||20|
|Assignment 11-1: Meeting Email||25|
|Lesson 11 Quiz||10|
|Lesson 11 Exam Addition||10|
|Lesson 12 Assignment: Email Writing||25|
|Lesson 12 Exam||10|
|Lesson 13: Resume Formats||2|
|Lesson 13 Exam||10|
|Lesson 14 Assignment: Application Letter Writing||25|
|Lesson 14 Exam||8|
|Lesson 15 Exam||11|
|Lesson 16 Exam||10|
|Lesson 17 Exam||10|
|Lesson 18 Exam||10|
|Lesson 19 Exam||10|
- What Makes Good Business Writing?
- Business Tips for Proper E-mail Etiquette
- How to Write a Business Email
- Tips for Writing a Resume and Application Letter
- How to Properly Write a Personal Business Letter
- How to Write a Short Report (Over Email)
- Business Management: Designing Your Team
- How to Write a Successful Business Sales Email
- How to Manage Different Types of Conflict
- How to Write Advertisements for Television and Radio
- Writing a Memoir: What Is It About?
- Understanding the Self for Better Communication
- Best Practices for Writing Successful Business Emails
- How to Deal with Conflicts in the Workplace
- How to Write a Successful Proposal through Email