Business Writing - Online Course

Interested in developing your business writing skills? Or are you looking to make a strategic career advancement? Whatever your goal, our Business Writing course will give you the edge.

This course has been designed by industry professionals and teaches you the strategies needed to increase the clarity, impact and professionalism of emails, memos, letters, proposals, reports and resumes.

You will also learn how to eliminate wordiness and reduce writing and rewriting time. In addition, we teach you how to organise, begin and end documents effectively, as well as how to present ideas strategically and diplomatically.

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
LLDBW
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Business writing style
  2. Business writing practice
  3. Sentence construction
  4. Building paragraphs
  5. Punctuation
  6. Planning, drafting and editing
  7. Business letter and email writing
  8. Handling and presenting statistics
  9. Report and memo writing
  10. Word choice and vocabulary
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Understand the essential principle of well-disciplined, jargon-free business writing.
  • Acquire basic skills in the disciplined practice of business writing.
  • Competency in the range of techniques for sentence construction and to apply those techniques to achieve clarity and directness.
  • Ensure that every piece of writing is prepared to achieve clear objectives; to develop editing and revision skills.
  • improve punctuation skills to the point that punctuation is used creatively as a communication aid.
  • Understand the correct techniques to apply to the range of letter and email-writing situations.
  • Handle the range of techniques necessary for the presentation of statistical data in written form.
  • Present reports that are properly structured, easy to follow and which present clear and specific conclusions.
  • Be skilled in presenting internal memos with brevity and clarity; whilst achieving co-operation.