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Overview

"Great course for beginning writers or those who are new to the business field. Also, a great course for those who aren't confident in their writing ability or have received poor responses from their writing."

- Sarah Parrish, Communications Specialist, Sullivan County REC, Inc.


"The exercises use your current project so it is helpful NOW. An appropriate challenge for different writing levels. Important instructor feedback."

- Twyla Barker, HR/Payroll, Niobrara Electric Assn., Inc.


Business writing skills are the "current" for information flow and productivity in the workplace. Being able to write a clear, professional business text saves time, gets results and helps establish an individual’s credibility with their boss, colleagues and business associates. Through a combination of instructor-facilitated sessions and individual assignments, this course is designed to help individuals improve their business writing skills. Participants will learn a process that makes it easier to write business communication and gain techniques that can be put into practice immediately.
What You Will Learn

The goals of this course are to help individuals learn a process that makes it easier to write business messages and take their writing skills to the next level. Participants will:

  • Explain why it’s important to write well.
  • Write documents that target a specific business objective.
  • Write clearly and correctly.
  • Organize and format documents so that the main message and supporting details are easy to identify and understand.
  • Identify and avoid the most common business writing mistakes.
  • Express ideas in ways that get attention and respect from others.
  • Use email effectively by recognizing when to use it, how to use it and how to demonstrate email etiquette and protocol.

Who Should Attend

Any co-op employee, regardless of job role, who wants to improve and/or polish their writing skills.


Certificate Program

Cooperative Career Essentials Program

Credits
  • NRECA – 1 credit
  • CEU – 0.6 credit
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Fees

$630

Competencies

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