Introduction to Business Writing

Never before has there been such a demand on employees and supervisors to ensure their writing reflects the professional image of the companies or organizations they work for. But with the mass of correspondence in most workplaces, it can be difficult to consistently produce flawless writing. Learn some useful strategies for writing quickly, correctly, and professionally as you write and edit emails, letters, and other documents. The course includes workshops, discussion, and writing exercises to help you improve and hone your business writing skills. 

View a sample outline for the course.

Required textbook:

  • Meyer, Carolyn. Communicating for Results: A Canadian Student’s Guide, 4th Edition

Recommended textbooks:

  • Messenger, William E. The Canadian Writer’s Handbook, 6th Edition
  • OR Messenger, William E. The Concise Canadian Writer’s Handbook

 

Please note: If you register on the start date of the course and onwards, please email writing.exl@ubc.ca during office hours of 8:30am-4:30pm with your full name and course title to receive your login details and access to the course. Registrations made outside of office hours will automatically receive access to the course on the next business day.

 

Course Format

This course is offered 100% online.

Available Sessions

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Jan 22-Mar 15, 2019 | Online | $605.00

Format: Online
Code: AW589W19O
Jan 22-Mar 15, 2019

1nstructor: Hartaj Sanghara


Fees / Tuition

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