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Workplace Writing Essentials

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This course covers effective writing as an essential function of workplace communication. Emphasis is placed on understanding and applying effective writing skills to achieve clear writing in the workplace through letters, memos, e-mail, resumes, and reports.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Successful Writing for the Job Seeker

    • Identify important characteristics of effective cover and follow-up letters.
    • Describe methods for gathering and analyzing data information for use in a formal report.
    • Identify the major design characteristics of effective resumes.

    Foundations of Workplace Writing

    • Identify the tools, methods, or techniques for delivering written messages to audiences in the workplace.
    • Identify the techniques for revising, editing, and proofreading written communications for the workplace.
    • Apply appropriate grammar and word choice for clear, effective workplace writing.

    Writing Reports

    • Prepare an effective formal report.
    • Explain the appropriate use of visual objects, such as tables, graphs, and illustrations, in workplace communications.
    • Demonstrate the ability to apply ethical considerations in workplace communication.

    The Communication Environment

    • Demonstrate the ability to write effective traditional workplace communications, such as memoranda and letters.
    • Demonstrate the ability to effectively adapt messages for various workplace audiences.
    • Identify techniques for delivering negative messages in the workplace.

    Writing Electronic Workplace Communication

    • Demonstrate the ability to write effective, persuasive workplace messages.
    • Demonstrate the ability to write effective and appropriate electronic workplace communications, such as e-mails, instant messages, blogs, and so on.
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