Business Writing Skills

Effective Business Writing

This course provides participants with the tools to author effective business communications. Learn the principles of effective writing to convey ideas and information with clarity and precision in memos, letters, reports, and email. Topics include: Discovering your writing style, understanding your audience, and understanding the uniqueness of business writing; planning organizing and composing; and writing attention-grabbing openings and closings.


  • Identify audience and purpose of written communication
  • Understand layout and basic grammar
  • Learn strategies for composition and revision
  • Develop techniques for maximizing clarity and simplicity

Correct grammar in written and verbal communication can make all the difference in other’s perception of your company!

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