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1348 The Business Approach to Writing

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Course Description

In business, both what you write and how you write it reveal much about your overall communication skills. This course will teach you the stages of the writing process and help you express your ideas for maximum impact. Your emails, memos, letters and reports will become more fluid, concise and effective. You'll learn first-hand what goes into writing reports, media responses, briefing notes and news releases, and how to craft responses that deliver negative or sensitive messages.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess and address audience needs.
  • Write routine business communications.
  • Prepare longer texts such as reports and proposals.
  • Review written documents with sensitivity.

This course may be applied towards the SCS Certificate(s) in


This course is recognised by the following association(s). Click on the association name for details.

Association of Administrative Assistants (AAA)
Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT)
Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario (CGA Pathway to CPA)
CUSOURCE Credit Union Knowledge Network


Sections

  1348 - 133 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Fall - 15   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   Tue 6:00PM - 9:00PM
15 Sep 2015 to 1 Dec 2015
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Elaine Stirling, B.A., Writer
  Section Notes:  

This in-class course uses Blackboard (UofT Learning Portal) to post course materials. Go here for information on when you will receive your access information.

Textbooks are required for this class. Go here for instructions on how to order your textbook.

  
 
  1348 - 132 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Fall - 15   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   Wed 7:00PM - 10:00PM
16 Sep 2015 to 2 Dec 2015
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   Mississauga
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Robert Price
  Section Notes:  

This in-class course uses Blackboard (UofT Learning Portal) to post course materials. Go here for information on when you will receive your access information.

Textbooks are required for this class. Go here for instructions on how to order your textbook.

  
 
  1348 - 135 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Fall - 15   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   22 Sep 2015 to 15 Dec 2015
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  ON-LINE
Instructors: Paul Lima, B.A.
  Section Notes:  

You will receive login information for your online classroom, Blackboard (UofT Learning Portal), via email. Go here for information on when you will receive your access information.

Textbooks are required for this class. Go here for instructions on how to order your textbook.

  
 
  1348 - 134 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Fall - 15   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
24 Sep 2015 to 10 Dec 2015
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Leslie C. Smith, B.A.
  Section Notes:  

This in-class course uses Blackboard (UofT Learning Portal) to post course materials. Go here for information on when you will receive your access information.

Textbooks are required for this class. Go here for instructions on how to order your textbook.

  
 
  1348 - 137 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Winter - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   Tue 6:00PM - 9:00PM
12 Jan 2016 to 29 Mar 2016
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Elaine Stirling, B.A., Writer
 
  1348 - 136 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Winter - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   Wed 6:00PM - 9:00PM
20 Jan 2016 to 20 Apr 2016
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   Scarborough
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Elaine Stirling, B.A., Writer
 
  1348 - 138 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Winter - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
21 Jan 2016 to 14 Apr 2016
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Leslie C. Smith, B.A.
 
  1348 - 139 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Winter - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:   21 Jan 2016 to 13 Apr 2016
Class Schedule: 12 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  ON-LINE
Instructors: Paul Lima, B.A.
  Section Notes:  

Login information will be sent by email a few days before the course begins. Later registrants should note that it takes up to three business days for access information to become available.

  
 
  1348 - 141 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Spring/Summer - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:
  Date and Time TBA
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   Mississauga
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
 
  1348 - 142 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Spring/Summer - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:
  Date and Time TBA
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
 
  1348 - 143 The Business Approach to Writing    
  Spring/Summer - 16   Status:  Available
 
Section Schedule:
  Date and Time TBA
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  ON-LINE