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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 and practice them in this course, which is designed to help professionals excel in written communications with customers and co-workers. Business Writing is a 12-hour classroom course that will transform the way you write.


Format: Classroom

Hours: 12 hours / 1.2 CEUs

Where: UGA’s Gwinnett campus

When: Oct. 10 - 11, 2019

Cost: $599 (includes materials)

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Master the Art of Effective Business Writing

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.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to streamline the writing process from start to finish
  • Strategies to optimize your natural writing style
  • About the link between critical thinking and clear writing
  • Ways to measure the readability of your documents
  • Important grammar skills

Who Should Attend?

This course can benefit anyone who communicates in writing - especially those currently working in a professional work environment.

Course Information

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Course Date Info: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 & Friday, October 11, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Course Format: 
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
United States
Course Fee(s): 

$599 (includes course materials)

For information on our Organizational Group Discount, please call (706) 542-3537.

Continuing Education Information: 

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