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.

Topics include:

  • 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.

Prerequisites: n/a

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Member Price: $695.00
Non-Member Price: $795.00
Textbook Charge: $0.00

Credits: 2


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