Business Writing Course Outline

Module One: Constructing Paragraphs

    • The Basic Parts
    • Active and Passive Voice
    • Organization Methods
    • Writing Effective Topic Sentences
    • Communicate What Your Reader Needs to Know
    • How to Use Linking Words and Phrases in Sentences and Paragraphs​​

Module Two: Business Letter Format

      • The Basic Structure
      • Types of Letters​

Module Three: Business Email Format

      • The Basic Structure
      • The Importance of Subject Lines
      • Proper Use of Bullet Points
      • Powerful Openings and Closings

Module Four: Creating Effective Business Letters and Emails

      • Identifying Your Reader’s Needs and Expectations
      • 3 Different Types of Emails
      • Writing Effective Emails
      • Techniques for Achieving Clarity and Precision in Business Writing
      • How to Write a Sales Email
      • How to Write a Proposal Email
      • How to Write an Executive Summary 
      • How to Get Meetings and Say No Gracefully
      • How to Get People to Respond to Your Emails​

Module Five: Proofreading

    • ​Techniques for Editing and Proofreading the Final Version