Clarity and Conciseness in Business Writing

  • 7 Videos | 29m 40s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Being clear and concise in business writing isn't always easy. But writing well is essential in the workplace if you want what you write to be read, understood, and acted upon. In this course, you'll learn how improving your communication skills through better writing techniques can make your message clear and comprehensible. You'll learn how your written communication is more effective when you understand the importance of using familiar, concrete, and specific language. You'll also explore tips for being more concise in your writing and best practices for organizing content.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify examples of guidelines for making clear word choices when writing
    recognize how to apply guidelines for writing clearly
    recognize how to apply guidelines for writing concisely to a given sample of business writing
  • recognize the effective use of precise verbs and active voice in a given sample of business writing
    recognize ways of organizing written text for greater reader understanding
    identify design elements that can help increase reader understanding of written text

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Clarity and Conciseness in Business Writing
    36s
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    2. 
    Choosing Words: Simple, Concrete, and Appropriate
    3m 23s
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    3. 
    Choosing Words: Nouns, Modifiers, and Transitions
    3m 35s
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    4. 
    Writing Concisely: Keeping it Short and to the Point
    3m 28s
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    5. 
    Writing Concisely: Using the Right Verbs and Voice
    3m 28s
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    6. 
    Organizing Content: Giving Purpose to Your Writing
    3m 20s
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    7. 
    Organizing Content: Using Design Elements
    2m 50s

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