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Writing Effective Workplace Email

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A writing email course that will teach you how to write email that has impact.

We're all drowning in a constant stream of messages and untimely interruptions. A good email tells your readers what they need to know while showing that you respect their time and attention. You will learn how to write email that says everything you need to say and nothing you don’t. There's a method for writing email; this course shows you how it's done.

Course Highlights

  • Teaching the best practices for writing email that is clear and persuasive
  • You will write a number of emails to practice the skills
  • Your instructor will write comments on your emails and coach you
  • Learn how to write email efficiently and confidently
  • Learn the best practices for writing email readers appreciate
  • Learn how to write emails that are so clear you cannot be misunderstood
  • Learn to choose the correct business vocabulary for emails

Course Description

The Writing Effective Workplace Email course teaches you how to write clear, well-organized email that has the impact you want, motivates your readers to respond as you expect, and accomplishes your business objectives. This email writing course presents a highly-structured approach to writing email that you can apply to all email and memo writing. Your instructor coaches you through learning the email-writing skills and how to write emails readers understand and respond to.

When You Complete This Course...

  • You will have a firm understanding of how to write email that gets things done and gets the response you want from your readers.
  • You will write emails more confidently and quickly.
  • You will increase productivity throughout the company by writing emails efficiently and establishing a clear record of thoughtful exchanges that everyone can refer to as needed.
  • You will understand how to avoid frustrating your colleagues and clients with clumsy emails that waste your time and theirs.

How It Works

Work Online

When you enroll, we give you access to all the online lessons and training materials. Each lesson builds on the lessons that precede it. We offer clear explanations for every part of our training and plenty of real-world examples of how to apply the skills you are learning.

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.

Instructor Feedback

Your instructor evaluates all your work, 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 receive a graduation certificate.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Know What Is and Is Not Appropriate

Lesson 2: Use Short, Clear Sentences and Simple Punctuation

Write an Email for Examination 1

Lesson 3: Write Concisely

Lesson 4: Avoid Clumsy Phrases, Complex Vocabulary, and Stiff Language

Lesson 5: Format for Readability

Lesson 6: Proofread Your Emails

Write an Email for Examination 2

Lesson 7: Write a Clear, Meaningful Subject Line

Lesson 8: Write an Informative Beginning

Write an Email for Examination 3

Lesson 9: Focus: Write Enough but Not Too Much

Lesson 10: Use Key Words, Headings, Generalizations, and Paragraphs

Lesson 11: Write a Cordial, Informative Conclusion

Lesson 12: Follow Up

Write an Email for Examination 4

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Dr. Hogan

Writing Coaching by Dr. Robert Hogan

Dr. Hogan has been training writers for 40 years in universities, colleges of business, consulting companies, and professional writing companies.

Learn more about Dr. Hogan.

Course Features

Course Materials: Online

Certificate upon Completion: Yes

Instructor Feedback: Yes

Letter of Recommendation: Yes

Lesson Count: 12

Practice Activities: 12

Exams: 4

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