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Business Writing Blog2019-10-23T21:06:49+00:00

HR Professional Article April 22, 2002

Electronic Workplace 04/22/2002 You Are What You Email By Paula Santonocito Has email had its day? Is it possible that it may turn out to be the bane of the modern office environment? While its ease resulted in a multitude of messages, the convenience of it has spawned a style of correspondence previously shunned in the workplace. Some call     Read More . . .

By |November 9th, 2019|Categories: Business Writing Training and Courses|0 Comments

Basic Grammar Course and Business Writing Skills Course Together

The perfect combination of courses with grammar training and learning how to write clear, well-organized business documents In-depth, individualized grammar course focusing on language , punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, word usage, and writing business documents Business writing course contains four writing sample examinations and twelve practice business writing activities Basic grammar course goes through several writing samples to identify     Read More . . .

Business Writing Course for Nonnative Speakers of English and Business Writing Course Together

The perfect combination of courses for polishing English language usage and learning how to write clear, well-organized business documents In-depth, individualized language and grammar course Business writing course contains four writing sample business writing examinations and twelve practice writing activities English language and grammar course goes through several writing samples to identify and provide individualized training Instructor provides individual     Read More . . .

Business Grammar Skills and Business Writing Skills Together

Business grammar course and business writing course discounted when taken together Training in the essential business writing best practices Grammar course that covers the major business grammar rules Instructor is a college of business PhD professor Extensive feedback and coaching for enhanced business writing training and grammar training Clear, easily understood business writing and grammar course lessons Three business     Read More . . .

Basic Grammar and Business Writing Course

Combines grammar course and business writing training Contains training in the major business grammar rules Teaches the best practices for business writing Instructor is a college of business PhD professor Extensive feedback and coaching on business writing and grammar Clear, easily understood business writing lessons Three business writing examinations Grammar training pre-tests and post-tests to test grammar knowledge and     Read More . . .

Business Writing Course

More training exercises and instructor feedback than the Business Writing Essentials course Training for all business writing: emails, memos, letters, reports, and other business documents Four business writing sample evaluations with instructor feedback Twelve business writing activities with instructor coaching Dozens of interactive exercises to help you learn the business writing skills PhD college of business instructor Extensive feedback     Read More . . .

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Business Writing Training and Courses, Course Description|0 Comments

Essentials of Business Writing Course

Business writing course in writing emails, memos, letters, reports, and other business documents Three business writing document evaluations with instructor feedback on mastery of the business writing skills Dozens of interactive business writing course exercises PhD business writing college instructor Extensive writing feedback and coaching Tuition $175 Business Writing Course Syllabus: This business writing course teaches the essential business     Read More . . .

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Business Writing Training and Courses|0 Comments

Legal Proofreading Course

The Legal Proofreading course was developed with the assistance of a large law firm that wanted an online, self-pacing course for training its paralegal and legal staff. The Legal Proofreading course's focus is on being able to identify usage errors (grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure) as well as errors unique to legal documents, such as citations and consistent     Read More . . .

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Features, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Writing Website Pages

The Writing Online Copy for Webpages course teaches the skills required for writing webpages that promote products and services. If you are interested in writing webpages that are interesting and informative, but do not sell products or services, the course BWC427 Writing Informative Websites will be better for you. This course on writing websites uses two of the foremost     Read More . . .

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Features, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business Writing in a Nutshell – 21 Best Practices

Since 1997, the Business Writing Center has provided business writing courses to business writers from over 7,000 companies around the world. During the last 12 years, the Center has identified the best business writing practices businesspeople are using that have an impact on readers, based on the Center's business writing courses. This article describes the 21 best practices for     Read More . . .

By |September 15th, 2019|Categories: Features|0 Comments

Business Writing Course in Writing Meeting Minutes

The Recording and Writing Meeting Minutes course teaches how to write meeting minutes that satisfy an organization's needs. The Recording and Writing Meeting Minutes course takes you through every step in the process of deciding with your company what types of minutes to take, preparing for taking meeting minutes, recording your notes, writing meeting minutes, and distributing the minutes.     Read More . . .

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Features, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Use Your Spelling Checker and Grammar Checker to Your Advantage

What the spellchecker and grammar checker do The spellchecker compares letters between spaces with the words it has in a dictionary that is part of the word processing system. It also checks a personal dictionary containing words you use that are not in the main dictionary, but which you don't want the system to stop at each time it does     Read More . . .

By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: Features|0 Comments

Does Business Vocabulary Make the Writer Seem More Intelligent?

Much business writing includes difficult or archaic business vocabulary and phrases people do not use in everyday speaking, such as "cognizant" instead of "aware," "initiate" instead of "begin," and "endeavor" instead of "try." Some writers feel business writing with difficult or archaic words is more businesslike and shows the writer's intelligence. Using common, everyday words feels to some writers like     Read More . . .

By |April 27th, 2018|Categories: Features|0 Comments
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