To advance your career, advance your ability to write
Today’s world demands that impactful writing be hyper-concise and compelling. The workplace is filled with people who meet a job’s technical requirements, but who can’t express themselves clearly in writing. That’s why effective writing skills are highly valued by employers in every field. You don’t have to be born with good writing skills.
You can learn them and practice them in this course!
Hours: 12 hours / 1.2 CEUs
Where: UGA’s Gwinnett campus
When: Nov. 9 - 10, 2018
Business Writing is a 12-hour classroom course designed to help professionals excel in written communications with customers and co-workers. In this highly interactive course, you will learn the core principles of clear writing. You will then be able to apply the FAST Model – Focused, Action-Oriented, Succinct, and Timely – to create effective documents such as memos, business letters, emails, policy statements, reports, and instructions.
To your reading audience, you are what you write. Thus, the course also shows you how to exploit the powerful connection between critical thinking and clear writing. As a result, your writing will be more convincing and compelling.
- How to streamline the writing process from start to finish
- Strategies to optimize your natural writing style
- Understanding the link between critical thinking and clear writing
- Ways to measure the readability of your documents
- Refreshing grammar skills
Who Should Attend?
This course can benefit anyone who communicates in writing - especially those currently working in a professional work environment.
$599 (includes course materials)
For information on our Organizational Group Discount, please call (706) 542-3537.
Students will be awarded 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing the course.
Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:
To receive the Continuing Education Units (CEUs) the following is required:
- Attendance at all sessions
- Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments