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Advanced Writing Skills

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Course Overview

As a writer you want your readers to be sincerely interested and engaged by your writing. If your message has been designed and executed effectively, you can capture your audience's full attention.

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7 Modules

44 Lessons

Knowledge Checks

Digital Workbook

Certificate

Tutor Support

Course Value $350

Course Description

Make your writing clear, complete, concise, and correct. Improve sentence construction and paragraph development. Deal with specific business requests. Create effective business cases, proposals, and reports. Thoroughly document sources that you use in your writing.

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  • MODULE 1 • 3 LESSONS

    Course Overview


    • Learning Objectives
    • Pre-Assignment
    • Pre-Course Assessment

  • MODULE 2 • 14 LESSONS

    The Cs of Writing


    • Writing Clearly
    • Familiar Words
    • Precise Words
    • Concrete Nouns
    • Jargon, Part One
    • Jargon, Part Two
    • Writing Concisely
    • Making Connections
    • Writing Correctly
    • Style
    • Facts, Part One
    • Facts, Part Two
    • Facts, Part Three
    • Choosing Your Sources

  • MODULE 3 • 9 LESSONS

    Writing Mechanics


    • Building Paragraphs: Emphasis, Part One
    • Building Paragraphs: Emphasis, Part Two
    • Building Paragraphs: Sentence Unity
    • Building Paragraphs: Sentence Structure, Part One
    • Building Paragraphs: Sentence Structure, Part One
    • Building Paragraphs: Paragraph Size
    • Proper Paragraphs
    • More on Paragraphs
    • Making Connections

  • MODULE 4 • 2 LESSONS

    Dealing with Specific Requests


    • Types of Letters
    • Keeping it Real

  • MODULE 5 • 8 LESSONS

    Online Business Communications


    • Blogging for Business, Part One
    • Blogging for Business, Part Two
    • Guidelines
    • Making Connections
    • Connecting Through Social Media, Part One
    • Connecting Through Social Media, Part Two
    • Documentation, Part One
    • Documentation, Part Two

  • MODULE 6 • 1 LESSONS

    Editing Techniques


    • Pre-Assignment Review

  • MODULE 7 • 7 LESSONS

    Personal Action Plan


    • Starting Point
    • Where I Want to Go
    • How I Will Get There
    • Course Summary
    • Recommended Reading List
    • Post-Course Assessment
    • Course Completion

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