Effective Business Writing
Course Number: Self-Study
Course Code: OST 2335
This Effective Business Writing course helps you to improve your written communication skills. Good grammar and punctuation skills are prerequisites for this course. The course content includes: three stages of the writing process and special financial service writing characteristics; the “you attitude” writing technique; determining the reader’s need for scope, depth and language; complete, efficient and emphatic sentences that build to unified and organized paragraphs; common business letter characteristics and formatting; effective memos, emails, and letters for good-news, bad-news and persuasive writing situations; and writing effective reports and job procedures.
– Writing for Business
– Writing Your Reader Can Understand
– Writing as a Process
– Writing Memos
– Writing General Business Letters
– Writing Good-News and Bad-News Letters
– Writing to Persuade
– Writing to Report
– Writing to Document
Audience: Designed for anyone whose current or future job requires effective written communication.