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Business Writing

The course teaches the best practices business people must know to be able to write clear, effective, professional business documents, including e-mail, memos, letters, and reports. It teaches a structured approach to writing that makes writing easier and guides readers through the content. Graduates report that they receive high praise for their writing, and other employees begin to copy their style.

Course Content

Letter and Memo Formats
Use a standard letter format.
Use a standard memo format.
Prepare Your Notes.
Prepare notes for your email, memo, letter, or report.Organize the Writing.
Organize the notes.Introduce the Content.
For emails and memos, always write a clear, meaningful subject line.
For letters, use a “Subject” or “Re” line if your company customarily uses it.
Write a clear, complete introduction.
For emails, letters, and memos, write a cordial beginning or buffer.
State the contents of the email, letter, or memo.
Write Explanations in Blocks
Write the explanations in blocks.
Keep explanations of a subject together in one block.
Check each block for focus.
Check each block for completeness.
Open each block with a statement of the contents.
Use headings to open blocks.
Bold field or data names to identify them as blocks.
Present Lists Clearly.Create lists.
Open list blocks.
Mark the list items clearly.
Keep list items in a single list.
Keep list items in the same format
 
 

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