Writing Skills for Business

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 16
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    What is Effective Business Communication?

  • Writing Skills for Business Practice Test

Course Summary

Use this course to help your company's employees become more effective at business writing. These lively video lessons describe various methods of writing for business, how to craft a strong message and ways to tailor the message for the audience so your employees can become effective business communicators.
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Course Practice Test

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Lesson 2 - Practical Application: Components of Effective Business Communication Infographic
Lesson 3 - Analyzing Your Audience and Adapting Your Message: Purpose, Process & Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Analyzing Your Audience and Adapting Your Message: Scenario & Application
Lesson 5 - Determining the Purpose of Your Message: Inform, Persuade & Good Will Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using Nondiscriminatory Language in Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Using Nondiscriminatory Language in Business Communication: Scenario & Application
Lesson 3 - Using Active Verbs and Active Voice in Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Writing Effective Sentences for Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Crafting Strong and Coherent Paragraphs in Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Practical Application: Crafting Strong & Coherent Paragraphs in Business Communication
Lesson 7 - Structuring and Organizing Your Message Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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