Writers at Work Technical Certificate Program

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

Programs in this Series

Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 2: Perfecting Your Punctuation

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
Description Take your punctuation proficiency to a new level. Organize your thoughts and words into effective messaging for your audience using appropriate punctuation. Learn to avoid common mistakes and become an expert on all things punctuation-related today!

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

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
Description 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.

Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 4: Achieving a Professional Tone and Style

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
Description Achieve a professional writing style with strategies demonstrated in this course. Explore common errors, best practices and design techniques to prove your professional skills and take your writing to the next level.

Writers at Work: A Review for Professionals - Part 1: Eliminating Common Grammar Errors

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
Description Develop your sentence mechanics and grammar proficiencies with this course designed to master fundamental writing concepts. Identify various parts of speech and recognize common errors to improve the effectiveness of your writing. Start today!