BusinessBusiness SkillsProfessional Business Writing

Professional Business Writing

About the Class

Get the business writing skills to compose powerful, professional documents and emails that get attention and prompt action!

Build on the business writing fundamentals, apply practical writing techniques that will give you the flexibility to write skillfully in different contexts for multiple readers. Explore variation in word choice and organization to get your point across concisely and promote reader response. Avoid tone blunders and misunderstandings. Use these techniques to enhance the impact of your writing in this digital age. Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Program Topics

  • Stating your purpose quickly and easily in documents and emails
  • Separating details from actions
  • Writing conversationally to engage your readers
  • Updating your writing style for today’s business environment
  • Understand the rules of email etiquette
  • Substitute heavy, confusing phrases with simple language

Course Benefits

Update and improve your business writing skills for more effective and persuasive emails, memos, letters and reports
Create reader-friendly layouts to highlight important information
Craft sentences that get and hold your readers’ attention
Avoid archaic expressions and common grammar, punctuation and usage errors

Meet the instructor


theresa-breland_2 Theresa has navigated among a variety of business training contexts, serving both native and nonnative English speaking professionals in various industries (financial, marketing, nonprofit, environmental) in both the public and private sectors. She began her professional career… Full Bio

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