Effective Business Writing

Business Writing Course in NYC

This business writing course offers practical strategies to sharpen your writing skills from idea to final draft. The class begins by reviewing the core of effective writing—knowing your audience, organizing your thoughts, and writing strong sentences. Following, you will explore a variety of different types of writing in a business setting.

You will learn to write effective digital communication, including emails. Next, you’ll explore different types of office communication, from making announcements and requests to delivering bad news. Finally, you’ll learn to write formal documents, including business letters and proposals.

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$325 7 Hours 185 Madison Avenue, NYC In-person classroom training

Corporate training available

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Mar 26–27 Tue–Wed, 6–9pm
Apr 22 Mon, 10am–5pm
May 6–7 Mon–Tue, 6–9pm
Jun 1 Sat, 10am–5pm
Jun 7 Fri, 10am–5pm
Jul 24 Wed, 10am–5pm
Aug 13–14 Tue–Wed, 6–9pm
Sep 4 Wed, 10am–5pm
Sep 28 Sat, 10am–5pm

Full Course Syllabus

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Writing Effective Business Communication

  • Write Strong Sentences
  • Organize Your Content
  • Analyze Your Audience

Writing Email and Other Electronic Communication

  • Write an Email
  • Write Instant Messages and Text Messages

Writing Common Business Documents

  • Write an Internal Announcement
  • Write a Routine Request
  • Write a Response to Routine Requests
  • Write a Complaint
  • Write a Positive Response to Customer Complaints
  • Write Bad-News Messages

Writing a Business Letter

  • Write a Business Letter
  • Write a Thank-You Letter

Writing Business Proposals

  • Persuade Your Audience
  • Write an Executive Summary
  • Use Visuals