Report and Business Writing

Develop three core competencies of business writing: strategy, mechanics, and professional image. With such competencies anchoring the course material, you are immersed in the process of planning, writing, and revising business documents. By the end of the course:  

  • Analyze writing contexts, target specific audiences, and use reliable strategies to produce clear, purposeful business writing.
  • Follow a structured approach to planning, drafting, and revising your business documents.
  • Project a strong professional image for yourself (and your organization) through business writing.
  • Read to analyze, synthesize, and apply information.
  • Manage business writing strategy, mechanics, and professional image to produce writing that demonstrates critical thinking.
  • Engage productively in discussions and give peer feedback that is positive and constructive.

View a sample outline for the course.

Required textbook:

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


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 11-Mar 1, 2018 | Thu | 6:00pm-9:00pm | UBC Robson Square | $740.00

Format: In-Class
Code: AW504W18A
Offered: On Thu
Jan 11-Mar 1, 2018
8 sessions
From: 6:00pm-9:00pm

1nstructor: Eric Tung

Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$740.00 $0.00 $740.00

Jan 23-Mar 16, 2018 | Online | $740.00

Format: Online
Code: AW504W18O
Jan 23-Mar 16, 2018

1nstructor: Eric Tung

Fees / Tuition

Type Fee Tax Total
$740.00 $0.00 $740.00

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