Modern Business Writing
Learn how to write with style and confidence to get more readers in this free online business writing course.
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This professional business writing course is all about strengthening your written communication skills. You'll learn how the relationship between reader and writer affects all aspects of your writing. You'll understand that a writer of influence changes what a reader feels, believes, and does. As your confidence grows, your style will become more confident, concise, and clear.
The online business writing course content will show you how to find the best words for the job. You'll soon drop the jargon and unnecessarily long words. You'll learn how to structure and plan your reports for maximum impact. You'll explore how techniques like Top-Down Communication and the SCQA Introduction save you (and your readers) lots of time. In this free business writing course, You'll get valuable advice on feedback and editing. You'll even learn how the ideal writing conditions will let you find flow in your writing.
It's time to see the tools and techniques that improve the quality and speed of your writing. Readers love writing that's useful, interesting, and enjoyable. It doesn't matter if you are a complete beginner or an absolute expert, this practical and insightful course content gives you immediate benefits. So start the professional business writing course today, and the skills and techniques you'll learn will boost your reputation, save you time and grow your readership.Inicio Curso Ahora
What Do Readers Want From Your Writing?
What a Reader Wants from You - Learning Outcomes
What the Reader Wants from Your Writing
The Three Things You Need to Show a Reader
RRM - The Reader Response Model
How People Read
What a Reader Wants from You - Lesson Summary
How To Become A Great Writer
Being a Writer of Influence - Learning Outcomes
Steps to Being a Great Writer
Finding Flow in Your Writing
Your Ideal Conditions for Writing
Blocks and Fear
Being a Writer of Influence - Lesson Summary
Structure is Vital for Successful Writing
Structure is Vital for Successful Writing - Learning Outcomes
Structure and Communication
Top Down Communication
The SCQA Introduction
How to Write Punchy Summaries
Structure is Vital for Successful Writing - Lesson Summary
How to Choose the Best Words for Your Writing
How to Choose the Best Words for Your Writing - Learning Outcomes
Words that Work, Feedback that Improves
Words to Cut, Words to Use
Building Strong Sentences
The Reviewing Mindset
Getting and Using Feedback
Proof Reading Makes Perfect
How to Choose the Best Words for Your Writing - Lesson Summary
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Describe what readers want from you
- Explain what is meant by Cognitive Cost
- Describe the use of the Reader Response Model
- List the steps to being a great writer
- Explain how to find flow in your writing
- Illustrate how to overcome writer's block and fears
- Explain Top-Down communication
- Describe the use of SCQA in writing
- Explain how to write punchy summaries
- Describe what is meant by the reviewing mindset
- Explain how to use feedback to improve your writing
- Describe how proof reading improves your writing
All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.
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- A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results