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


This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Professional Communication.


Course Format

This course is offered 100% online.

Available Sessions

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Jan 23-Mar 16, 2018 | Online | $590.00

Format: Online
Code: AW589W18O
Jan 23-Mar 16, 2018

1nstructor: Hartaj Sanghara

Fees / Tuition

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