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Business Writing Essentials

In this flexible online business writing essentials course discover how to plan, draft, and edit writing that conveys a professional image and achieves optimal results. Learn how to create clear, effective, and readable messages and apply practical techniques when creating business documents.

Course Format:

Asynchronous online learning

Designed For:

Individual ContributorsEarly career professionalsNew Hires

Business writing training is now available to meet learners where they are, when they need it, at their own pace. Business Writing Essentials is an immersive, asynchronous online learning experience that enables organisations to develop the skills of reader-centred writing in a scalable way. Through self-paced modules and diverse activities, participants discover how to plan, draft, and edit writing that conveys a professional image and achieves optimal results.

Topic Description

Business writing training is now available to meet learners where they are, when they need it, at their own pace. Business Writing Essentials is an immersive, asynchronous learning experience that enables organisations to develop the skills of reader-centred writing in a scalable way. Through self-paced modules, diverse activities, and a variety of additional resources, participants discover how to plan, draft, and edit writing that conveys a professional image and achieves optimal results.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the factors that make a piece of writing clear, effective, and readable.
  • Tailor their written messages so that both the readers and the writer get what they need.
  • Break down the set of steps involved in writing an effective document, and apply practical techniques when creating any business message.

Program Outcomes

  • Explore a framework for effective business writing
  • Plan an audience-centred communication and generate preliminary content
  • Draft documents with confidence and an iterative mindset
  • Edit a document with principles of visual design, clarity and conciseness, style and tone, and grammar/accuracy in mind
  • Learn and apply skills in etiquette and productivity for effective business writing
  • Create an action plan