Advanced Business Writing

In the Advanced Professional Writing course at Skillz, students who are proficient in English and comfortable with basic business writing will learn how to make their writing more professional, organized, and effective.

Students will encounter advanced vocabulary in context, discover new ways of approaching writing tasks, and practice concepts that will have a positive impact on their professional writing capacity. Beyond vocabulary and organizational concepts, students will also learn to be critical readers and editors, an essential part of professional business writing.
 
Course Objectives:
●        Expand vocabulary to include precise nouns and verbs and idiomatic phrases
●        Discover ways to describe data and processes, make arguments, summarize, and analyze information
●        Learn the components of strong sentences, paragraphs, and larger texts
●        Inculcate organizational techniques to make writing clearer
●        Practice producing precise, consistent, and concise writing
●        Learn advanced editing skills to be able to read texts critically
●        Develop and enhance rhetorical awareness by studying and responding to the needs of multiple audiences, including international/global audiences
●       Design documents that maximize effectiveness for the audience and purpose
 
This is an interactive course where students are encouraged to share their real-life business experiences and writings to supplement class lessons and materials and to foster peer-to-peer learning.
This course is for students who want to perfect their business writing skills and increase the effectiveness of their writing. At the end of this course, students will have mastered key aspects of writing professionally.
A placement test is required to determine if students are able to keep up with the level of the course.

New courses starting in September
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30 - 8.30pm
Price: $295 including material (20 hours course)