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Description

Learn how to improve your writing by practicing helpful strategies for organizing and formatting business correspondence and materials.

Outline

Write clearly and concisely and achieve results

Writing effectively is a vital business skill. Recognizing that writing can be a time-consuming and stressful task, this course gives you the techniques you need for getting started, meeting the needs of your audience while accomplishing your goals, and evaluating your writing for clarity and style. You will improve your writing by practicing helpful strategies for organizing and formatting letters, memos, reports, e-mail, and specialized written materials such as instructions and minutes. You are encouraged to bring writing samples to work on during class.

Following this course you will be able to:

  • Use a proven strategy to overcome writer's block
  • Focus your presentation and tie ideas together
  • Reduce clutter in your writing and edit for power and effectiveness
  • Use visual elements to enhance written presentations

 

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 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.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
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Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jul 26, 2019
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
Discussion  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 19, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 25, 2019
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
--
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Sep 20, 2019
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
Discussion  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 13, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 19, 2019
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
Section Title
Foundations in Business Writing
Type
--
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 17, 2020
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
Discussion  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 10, 2020
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 16, 2020
Section Details
Contact: Information Center - 612-624-4000 - ccapsinfo@umn.edu
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