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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
T, W
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 30, 2024 to Jul 31, 2024
Campus
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $440.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee $220.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Online
Days
T, W
Time
12:00PM to 3:00PM
Dates
Sep 10, 2024 to Sep 11, 2024
Campus
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $440.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee $220.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Online
Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Dec 05, 2024 to Dec 06, 2024
Campus
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $440.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee $220.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Online
Days
T, W
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jan 14, 2025 to Jan 15, 2025
Campus
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $440.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee $220.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
Online
Days
T, W
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
May 13, 2025 to May 14, 2025
Campus
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $440.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee $220.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu
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