1348 The Business Approach to Writing

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Course Details

In business, what you write and how you write it reveal much about your overall communication skills. Your e-mails, memos, letters and reports demonstrate your ability to share information fluidly, effectively and concisely.

Beginning with everyday documents, this course will teach you the stages of the writing process. You will build the necessary skills for writing reports, for composing responses, briefing notes and news releases, and for crafting negative or sensitive messages. Overall, the course will emphasize techniques for expressing your ideas in order to achieve the maximum impact.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understanding of the importance of assessing and addressing audience needs
  • Facility in writing routine business communications
  • Skill in preparing longer texts, such as reports and proposals
  • Sensitivity to the underlying tone of written documents
  • Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

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




    Sections

      1348 - 121 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):   Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
    1 May 2014 to 17 Jul 2014
    Number of Sessions: : 12
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $695.00
    Potential Price Adjustment(s):
     
    Campus:   Mississauga
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
    Instructors: Robert Price
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com  
     
      1348 - 112 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):   5 May 2014 to 26 Jul 2014
    Number of Sessions: : 12
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $695.00
    Potential Price Adjustment(s):
     
    Instruction Method:  ON-LINE
    Instructors: Paul Lima, B.A.
      Receipt Note(s):  Course access information will be sent on May 5, 2014. It takes at least 3 business days for the access information to become available. Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T Book Store at 416-640-5850 or www.uoftbookstore.com.  
     
      1348 - 120 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):   Tue 6:00PM - 9:00PM
    6 May 2014 to 29 Jul 2014
    Number of Sessions: : 12
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $695.00
    Potential Price Adjustment(s):
     
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
    Instructors: Leslie C. Smith, B.A.
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.  No class on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Canada Day.  
     
      1348 - 123 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Fall - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   Scarborough
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     
      1348 - 124 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Fall - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     
      1348 - 128 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Fall - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     
      1348 - 122 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Fall - 14   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):   23 Sep 2014 to 16 Dec 2014
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Instruction Method:  ON-LINE
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T Book Store at 416-640-5850 or www.uoftbookstore.com.  
     
      1348 - 125 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Winter - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   Mississauga
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T Book Store at 416-640-5850 or www.uoftbookstore.com.  
     
      1348 - 127 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Winter - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     
      1348 - 129 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Winter - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     
      1348 - 126 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Winter - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):   20 Jan 2015 to 14 Apr 2015
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Instruction Method:  ON-LINE
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T Book Store at 416-640-5850 or www.uoftbookstore.com.  
     
      1348 - 131 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):
      Date and Time TBA
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Campus:   St. George Campus
    Instruction Method:  IN-CLASS
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     
      1348 - 130 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule(s):   5 May 2015 to 25 Jul 2015
    Tuition Option(s):   Flat Fee non-credit    $745.00
     
    Instruction Method:  ON-LINE
      Receipt Note(s):  Textbooks are required. Please contact U of T BookStore at 416-640-5840 or www.uoftbookstore.com.   
     



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