Foundation Skills of Business Writing

MGMT X 418F

Employing a workshop style approach, this course focuses on clear writing techniques, emphasizing business applications.

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Winter
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $765.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Practice effective sentence structure, paragraph organization, punctuation conventions, and appropriate word choice
  • Learn strategies to get the writing process started
  • Identify the key elements of effective memo, letter, and report writing

About this course:

The underlying goal of every business message is to build strong relationships with stakeholders. This course teaches students how to effectively organize and communicate ideas in written form and to consider the impact of how ideas are communicated to the reader or listener. Students learn the basics of strong sentence structure and proper punctuation to convey meaning that is logically presented for the reader to be able to quickly understand the message while feeling his or her needs are fully considered in the process. Through writing exercises, students also learn about strategies to reduce writers’ block, appropriate word choice, paragraph organization, as well as the key elements of effective memo, letter, and report writing. This course helps students understand the principles for writing messages that create a strong business network and forge collaborative and mutually beneficial business relationships.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Cassie Rockwell
372408
Fee:
$765.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
A Writer’s Reference Developmental Exercises by Hacker, D. & Sommers, N
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Tue Mar 31, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Apr 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Apr 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Apr 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Apr 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue May 5, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue May 12, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue May 19, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue May 26, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Jun 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Jun 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online

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