Better Business Writing in English

Open Online

Course Description

Do you need to write more easily and effectively in English? This course will provide the tools to help you do just that. You will develop your personal voice in your writing. You will develop strategies to plan and produce clear, understandable text. You will learn and practice specific writing skills to use in different types of business communications including cover letters, mission and vision statements, proposals, instructions and reports. You will organize, design and write clear text for Power Point Productions. Writing skills include how to choose correct noun and noun modifiers; how to choose correct verb forms and tenses; how to write a variety of clauses and sentences. As you work through the course, you will complete self- and peer-evaluations. Many of the peer assignments will have 2 or more options so that you can choose the best path depending on your current situation. Through a combination of lectures, quizzes, supplementary resources, practice and performance, you’ll gain the skills and confidence to write well in English for your business and professional purposes.


How You Will Benefit

  • Develop your personal voice and increase your accuracy, and appropriateness in written English
  • Increase your accuracy, and appropriateness in written English and plan and compose a business proposal in English.
  • Increase your accuracy and appropriateness in written English and write, design and produce a set of clear and powerful presentation slides

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This Open Online course is brought to you in partnership with Coursera, an online learning platform. If you’re ready to register now, you will be directed to the Coursera website.

 

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Who Should Attend

Anyone looking to gain the skills and confidence to write well in English for your business and professional purposes.

Content

  • Compound Sentences
  • Adverb Clauses
  • Organize, Write and Design Effective Slides
  • Use Count/Non-count Nouns
  • Writing a Paragraph

Technology Requirements

Verify you meet the minimum technology requirements for this section.