Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 3: Writing Clearly, Concisely, and Coherently

Explore using clear and concise sentences to hook your reader into your writing. Learn how to captivate your audience by using effective and coherent writing strategies that showcase your professionalism. Sharpen your writing skills today.

Key Program Information
Categories Continuing Education Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners Online Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Online
Series Writers at Work Technical Certificate Program
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Program Description

Don’t bury your best ideas in dull, lengthy sentences. Learn how to capture your reader’s attention by using clear and concise sentences. Create a coherent and eloquent message that captivates your audience and practice additional strategies to use email effectively and boost productivity. Activities and exercises reinforce your mastery of these concepts and instructors are available for support throughout the course.

You will be able to:

  • Recognize and eliminate redundant phrasing to craft a concise message
  • Use active voice and action verbs to create a clear message
  • Write effective and professional email messages that capture your reader’s attention and increase your response rate
  • Use traditional and connective words to reinforce the relationships between words, sentences and paragraphs

*The Writers at Work Certificate Program consists of four 10-hour courses that allow busy professionals a flexible path toward developing valuable writing techniques. Explore grammar and punctuation while learning the process of writing clear and concise documents. Proficiency in effective business writing can set you apart from other employees and improve your chances of career advancement.

Certificate

Your writing skills directly reflect your professional image. The better your skills, the better your chances for professional advancement. Effective writing in the workplace is a critical skill in today’s job market. Research shows that employers value workers who think creatively and communicate effectively.

*The Writers at Work Certificate Program consists of four 10-hour courses that allow busy professionals a flexible path toward developing valuable writing techniques. Explore grammar and punctuation while learning the process of writing clear and concise documents. Proficiency in effective business writing can set you apart from other employees and improve your chances of career advancement.

You will be able to:

  • Identify and correct common grammatical errors
  • Revise and generate clear and concise writing
  • Write effective and professional emails to capture your reader’s attention
  • Connect words and ideas using transitions, parallelism and other strategies
  • Use specific techniques to adapt the tone of a document
  • Learn basic design elements to create visually appealing pieces
  • Proofread, edit and revise more effectively