Maximize professionalism and quality by honing your editing and proofreading skills.


Creating high-impact, error-free writing is important regardless of whether you have one reader or one thousand. 

In this course, you will go beyond the approaches you may have learned elsewhere: you will develop a flexible, personalized editing toolkit for yourself that will help your writing stand out. Most importantly, this course will make your writing consistently appealing, professional, and persuasive.

Course Outcomes

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

  • edit documents in distinct phases.
  • develop a tailored proofreading approach.
  • take advantage of the differences between editing and proofreading.
  • expand your knowledge of punctuation guidelines.
  • describe the style differences between MLA, Chicago, AP, APA, and Gregg Reference.
  • assess your writing strengths and areas for improvement.


Registering yourself with a credit card or U of M EFS number?
Select your preferred section and click Add to Cart.


Registering others or via other means (check, invoice, third-party credit card)? 
Register using the Other Payment Type Form

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 Certificate link below.

Applies Toward the Following:

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Section Title
Advanced Editing and Proofreading Strategies
T, W
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Apr 09, 2024 to Apr 10, 2024
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $420.00
U of MN Employee Discounted Course Fee $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 or ccapsreg@umn.edu
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