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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.

Course Outcomes

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.

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Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Online
Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 15, 2021 to Jul 16, 2021
Campus
Online
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Classroom
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Sep 10, 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
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Online
Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jan 13, 2022 to Jan 14, 2022
Campus
Online
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Classroom
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 28, 2022
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
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
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