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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


    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 - 130 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule:   1 May 2015 to 25 Jul 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.
     
      1348 - 131 The Business Approach to Writing    
      Spring/Summer - 15   Status:  Available
     
    Section Schedule:   Tue 6:00PM - 9:00PM
    5 May 2015 to 21 Jul 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.
     
      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
     
      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
     
      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:  

    Login Access will be emailed to students a few days before the course begins. Please note that if you register late, it takes up to three business days for your information to become available.

      
     
      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.
     
      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