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Description

Use organization and format to improve your business writing clarity and consistency.

Outline

Writing effectively is a vital business skill, but it can also be stressful and time-consuming.

This course gives you the writing techniques and tools you need to communicate to your intended audience and evaluate your own writing for clarity and style. You will improve your writing by practicing strategies for organizing and structuring various business documents, such as letters, memos, emails, and minutes. 

You are encouraged to bring writing samples to work on privately during class.

 

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • use proven strategies to overcome inefficiencies in your writing process.
  • create readable communications that engage the reader and get results.
  • edit for power and effectiveness.
  • meet the needs of today’s busy readers using reader-focused formatting techniques.

 

CANCELLATIONS are subject to a ten-percent processing fee if received 5 or fewer working days before the program start. REFUNDS are not granted if you cancel on or after the first day of the program. Notice may be emailed to ccapsreg@umn.edu or faxed to (612) 624-5359.

To register for all courses at once and receive a 10% discount, click on the Business Writing, Communications, or Supervision Certificate link below.

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Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Classroom
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 15, 2021
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Short Course
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 30, 2021
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
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