Editing and Proofreading Business Documents

  • 8 Videos | 29m 39s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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All of us can think of a piece of business writing that's lacking a key point or contains an embarrassing typo or spelling error. From that point on, it becomes difficult to take it seriously, whatever it's topic or content. In business, solid, professional written communication is essential to the clarity and credibility of your message. In this course, you'll learn how improving your communication skills through better writing will help you produce more focused, polished, and effective business documents. It offers guidance on how to edit and proofread effectively, covering key areas, such as tone, structure, clarity, and accuracy, as well as common grammar, punctuation, and spelling mistakes to watch out for.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify general techniques for editing and proofreading
    recognize errors related to accuracy and completeness in a given business document
    identify guidelines for editing the structure of written documents
    specify ways to handle lack of clarity or conciseness in written documents
  • recognize the appropriate use of tone for a given situation
    recognize issues related to word usage and punctuation when proofreading a given business document
    identify grammar, spelling, and style consistency mistakes in a given business document

IN THIS COURSE

  • Playable
    1. 
    Editing and Proofreading Business Documents
    41s
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  • Playable
    2. 
    Editing and Proofreading: Useful Techniques
    2m 56s
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    3. 
    Editing: Finding Errors in Accuracy and Completeness
    2m 40s
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    4. 
    Editing: Improving the Flow of Content
    2m 52s
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    5. 
    Editing: Encouraging Clarity and Conciseness
    3m 21s
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    6. 
    Editing: Checking the Tone of the Message
    3m 5s
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    7. 
    Proofreading: Correcting Word Usage and Punctuation
    3m 18s
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    8. 
    Proofreading: Checking Grammar and Spelling
    3m 17s

EARN A DIGITAL BADGE WHEN YOU COMPLETE THIS COURSE

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