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545 reviews

About the Course

Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business environment. Learn how to articulate your thoughts in a clear and concise manner that will allow your ideas to be better understood by your readers. Improve your business writing skill by learning to select and use appropriate formats for your audience, use the correct medium and adjust your writing style accordingly, as well as identify your objective and communicate it clearly. You'll also learn to spot, correct and avoid the most common writing pitfalls, and gain valuable experience analyzing, writing and revising a wide spectrum of business documents. From a simple interoffice memo to a twenty-page business proposal, learn how to put good business writing to work for you. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Write effective business communications, including bad news, good news, persuasive writing, presentations, emails, memos, business reports and press releases 2. Learn how to edit and proofread business documents 3. Learn how to write for a global market...

Top reviews

Jul 7, 2016

A simplified course that targets areas of business writing which most of us tend to oversee. In this era of digitalisation and information overload, this back to basics method was really refreshing.

Dec 7, 2018

This course was short, poignant and mindful of our busy lives, while teaching us all how to be more impactful in our writing. This is just what I was looking for to give me an extra edge at work!

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By André P F

Jul 3, 2020

The course has high quality information, disposed didactically and straight forward.

By Joji A

Jun 4, 2020

Good. More content on social media messages in business communication can add value.

By Abih P C

Nov 17, 2020

This is such a nice course, and the instructor did a great job. Thank you Coursera.

By Md S H

Jun 28, 2020

I was blessed to meet such an excellent instructor, highly effective course indeed.

By Paramita

Jul 20, 2019

Concise. Summarizes everything you need to become a better writer in the workplace.

By Jayesh P

Jul 31, 2020



By Maxim S

Nov 7, 2015

Precise, structured, easy to understand and apply techniques. Very useful course!

By 夏天

Sep 3, 2015

It helps me a is a good choice for you to learn it.and i love the teacher.

By Sachin P

Jul 12, 2020

Quality analysis of business writing techniques & great explanation of concepts.

By Aanchal D S

May 7, 2020

It was knowledgeable and full of fun element. Great experience with this course.

By Raymond G

Oct 24, 2016

There are many tips that can be used right away in the professional environment.

By Shrikant S

Nov 29, 2015

This course is really helpful and relevant for professionals across the domain.

By Julio C

Dec 15, 2020

I enjoyed this course. Provided valuable insight for better Business writing.

By Yap X L C

Dec 7, 2016

I can fully understand how different is the grammar and vocabulary sentences.

By Dr. W H

Nov 6, 2016

the course is very nice and have information can help is success in our life.

By heiron p g

Dec 23, 2020

Well presented on how to write business letter professionally in any medium.

By Mita k

Mar 7, 2019

This course provide effective advice and link for professional and learner.

By Christian E

Jan 12, 2018

The course gives details on what one should know about writing in business.

By Awa U O

May 7, 2018

A great course that has really helped me improve my report writing skills.


Oct 21, 2016

Extremely good course and as the topic say it did have a very high impact.

By Sanjana R

Jun 24, 2020

I absolutely loved doing this course. It is short, crisp and very useful.

By Jennifer h

Aug 30, 2015

Very informative. Loved the professor's tone and delivery of the lectures

By Sarah-Jayne A

Aug 25, 2015

A really good foundation for writing. A good refresh of the fundamentals.

By Aravindakrishnan

Aug 12, 2020

I can feel such perfect and professional course , Learned lot . Thanks

By Tolulope B

Nov 20, 2019

My knowledge about business writing increased significantly. Thank you.