The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
English for Effective Business Writing
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

English for Effective Business Writing

This course is part of Business English for Non-Native Speakers Specialization

Taught in English

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Kin Tang
Delian Gaskell
Sean McMinn

Instructors: Kin Tang

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25 hours (approximately)
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23 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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25 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the Business English for Non-Native Speakers Specialization
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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome to Week 1! This week, we will cover Module 1 where we introduce you to the objectives and structure of this Specialization and course.

What's included

2 videos4 readings2 discussion prompts

Welcome to Week 2! This week we will cover Module 2 where we introduce you to basic genres of business writing and the writing process. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

5 videos5 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 3! This week we will cover Module 3 where we introduce you to emailing and the language skills you will use in business emails. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

7 videos8 readings8 quizzes2 peer reviews2 discussion prompts

Welcome to Week 4! This week we will cover Module 4 where we introduce you memos and how to write according to audience and purpose. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

6 videos8 readings7 quizzes2 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 5! This week we will cover Module 5 where we introduce you to executive summaries and language skills you will use when writing persuasively. You will also be introduced to vocabulary and language skills common to business communications.

What's included

4 videos10 readings4 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 6! This week we will cover Module 6 where we will conclude the course and you will need to complete the final exam and post-course survey.

What's included

1 reading1 quiz

Instructors

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4.6 (78 ratings)
Kin Tang
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Courses279,073 learners
Delian Gaskell
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Courses279,073 learners
Sean McMinn
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Courses279,073 learners

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