Course Description

Take away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. And acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come.

This course is Self-Paced/Asynchronous, and is offered through partnership with LERN/UGotClass. 

Course Outline

Unit 1: Writing as a Process

  • Audience, Purpose, and Medium

  • Outlining for Successful Writing

  • Organization Models (Choosing a Model that Works)

  • Principles of Business Communication


Unit 2: Written Communication in the Workplace

  • Writing Reports (formal and informal)
  • Drafting and Revision
  • Writing the First Draft
  • Constructing Openings and Closings that Work

Unit 3: Writing a Proposal

  • Writing for Your Readers
  • Writing Effective Content
  • Safeguarding Users
  • Ethical Considerations


Unit 4: Collaborative Writing and Research

  • Research and Team Writing
  • Collaborating Across Departments
  • Working Through Conflict


For more details about this course, click on the link below:

Business Writing - Temple University Ambler - LERN - UGotClass (yougotclass.org)

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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