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Build your own lesson plan.
We offer a wide variety of courses at the Business Writing Center, but this one is unique. In this course, you have the opportunity to work with the instructor to shape your own training plan. After an initial assessment, your instructor evaluates your work. We then build a course based on which skills you need to improve.
Take This Course If ...
- You want to set the agenda for your own training and take a customized course that won’t waste your time teaching you what you already know.
- You want full access to whatever materials you need from our catalog.
- You want a highly qualified instructor to identify your strengths and weaknesses and help you write clear, powerful, effective business documents.
This course is taught by Dr. Robert Hogan, director of the Business Writing Center and author of Explicit Business Writing: Best Practices for the Twenty-First Century.
After an initial assessment, Dr. Hogan will identify what you need to learn and build you a hand-tailored course. Or, if you have a clear idea of what you want to study, you can draw from any of the Business Writing Center's 45 courses to focus on any subject you wish.
When You Complete This Course ...
- Your written work will be clearer, more polished, and better structured.
- You will be a stronger, more efficient writer, with new skills you can apply to any future business writing.
How It Works
This is a tutorial course. We base our training on your specific needs. To start, you send writing samples to your instructor. Your instructor reads each sample to identify skills you need to learn, points out the problems, shows you how your text should be written, and provides any tutoring or coaching you need to learn how to write the sentences correctly.
Your instructor gives you links to training materials that teach you the skills you need, answers your questions, and shows you how to apply what you learn to your own writing. You will repeat this process as you continue to improve your writing skills to make sure you learn as many skills as we can teach you during the course.
You submit examples of your writing by email, and your instructor responds with personalized lessons that focus on what you need to improve. The training materials are online. You have access to all of them when you register.
Set Your Own Pace
You go at your own pace and submit assignments when you are ready. You don’t have to be online with other students or perform activities at specific times.
Your instructor evaluates all your activities and examinations, coaches you through learning the skills, and gives you personalized feedback on what you are doing well and what still needs polish. You can contact your instructor at any time if you have questions about your training, business writing, or the English language.
When you finish the course within four months, you will receive a graduation certificate.
- Tutorial courses are customized to your training needs.