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Business Writing Essentials for Global Professionals

Effective technical writing is an essential skill for global professionals. Gain the techniques to improve the effectiveness and accessibility of your technical writing—whether in business, economics, finance, or law—by enhancing the clarity, completeness, conciseness, and correctness of written communications while keeping in mind the intended audience. This training aims to improve the content, structure, and flow of writing, as well as its style. The course will first address the critical importance of effective writing skills and the barriers to it in corporate and government settings. Next, it will cover the essential tools for transforming turgid, academic, or bureaucratic writing into lively prose that meets its strategic goals. The class will include workshop exercises. Students will be expected to provide unedited samples of their writing (two pages, double-spaced) 10 days prior to the course start date.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Substantially improved quality and grammatical correctness of your writing
  • A more succinct, focused, and hence, more lively manner of writing
  • The ability to write in a style that is accessible to all your audiences
  • The know-how to edit and rewrite your drafts effectively

Ideal for

  • Students who want to gain technical writing skills
  • Professionals who want to improve their business writing skills

1 section

  • Spring 2019

    • Section

    • Semester

      Spring 2019
    • Date

      Mar 19 - Mar 26
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Cheney, David
    • Location

      Woolworth Building