About This Course
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to advance their career by improving their writing
What you’ll learn:
- An introduction to the world of business writing
- Steps in business writing—how to organize your thoughts, writing and editing your first draft
If you can’t write clearly, you won’t get hired. And if you can’t write clearly, you won’t last long enough in a position to be considered for promotion. If you want to get ahead in your career, you must learn to write well. Your success in business depends on your ability to communicate.
The Business Writing Course is divided into four modules:
- Module one is an introduction to the world of business writing
- Module two teaches you the first step in business writing—how to organize your thoughts
- Module three teaches you the second step in business writing—writing your first draft
- Module four teaches you the third and final step in business writing—editing your first draft
The ideal student for The Business Writing Course is anyone who wants to advance their career by improving their writing. If you want to get hired, or if you want to get promoted, and if poor writing is holding you back, then this course is for you.
I pass on to you all that I’ve learned about effective business writing during my last three decades as a writer, editor and proofreader. I show you the most common mistakes that business people make in their writing today—and then I show you how to avoid these blunders in your writing.
It’s delivered as a series of on-demand video lessons. Each lesson includes a downloadable transcript, helpful for reading on the train or in your spare time.
Study from anywhere in the world that has an internet connection. Watch the lessons, complete the exercises and download the resources from anywhere.
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned business writing.
30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.
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|Section 1 - Introduction|
|Lesson 1: Avoid The Bureaucratic Style||00:00:00|
|Lesson 2: Six Qualities Of Good Business Writing||00:00:00|
|Lesson 3: Adopt The “You-Centered” Business Style||00:00:00|
|Lesson 4: Watch Your Tone||00:00:00|
|Lesson 5: Four Types Of Sentences||00:00:00|
|Section 2 - Organize Your Thoughts|
|Lesson 1: How To Plan A Writing Project||00:00:00|
|Lesson 2: Start With Your Reader||00:00:00|
|Lesson 3: Know Your Goal||00:00:00|
|Lesson 4: Write Your Outline||00:00:00|
|Lesson 5: Structure Your Message||00:00:00|
|Lesson 6: Choose The Right Style||00:00:00|
|Lesson 7: Consider Your Tone And Persona||00:00:00|
|Section 3 - Write Your Draft|
|Lesson 1: Get To The Point||00:00:00|
|Lesson 2: Write Simple Sentences||00:00:00|
|Lesson 3: Write With Paragraphs||00:00:00|
|Lesson 4: Use Simple Words||00:00:00|
|Lesson 5: Use Strong Verbs||00:00:00|
|Lesson 6: Keep Related Words Together||00:00:00|
|Lesson 7: Be Specific Rather Than General||00:00:00|
|Lesson 8: Be Concrete Rather Than Abstract||00:00:00|
|Lesson 9: Be Definite Rather Than Ambiguous||00:00:00|
|Lesson 10: Use The Active Voice||00:00:00|
|Section 4 - Edit Your Draft|
|Lesson 1: Omit Needless Words||00:00:00|
|Lesson 2: Use Parallel Structure||00:00:00|
|Lesson 3: Avoid Common Grammatical Mistakes||00:00:00|
|Lesson 4: Avoid Common Mistakes When Crafting Sentences||00:00:00|
|Lesson 5: Avoid Mistakes With Commas And Apostrophes||00:00:00|
|Lesson 6: Six categories of words to eliminate||00:00:00|
|Lesson 7: Editing Checklist||00:00:00|