Course Details

Name: Business and Report Writing 

Number: 031300 

Prerequisites: None  

Audience: People who require effective writing skills to prepare business and technical letters, memoranda and reports 

Objectives: Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • demonstrate improved clarity, conciseness and credibility through the use of effective words, sentences, paragraphs and grammar
  • write openings and closings
  • design correspondence and reports
  • organize and write letters, requests, replies to positive or negative inquiries and informative messages
  • organize and write informative and analytical reports

Content: Topics include:
  • planning, organizing and writing business letters, memoranda and technical reports

Activities: Lecture, demonstration, group discussion, individual exercises  

Class Size: Up to 15 attendees 

Duration: 3 days 

Assessment: To achieve course completion, students will be required to submit writing samples for instructor evaluation; edit and revise poorly formatted letters, memoranda and reports; plan, organize and write a business letter, memorandum and technical report for instructor evaluation  



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