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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Business Writing by University of Colorado Boulder

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About the Course

Writing well is one of the most important skills you can develop to be successful in the business world. Over seventy companies and thirty thousand students--from professional writers to new employees to non-native English speakers to seasoned executives--have used the techniques in Business Writing to power their ability to communicate and launch their ideas. This course will teach you how to apply the top ten principles of good business writing to your work, how to deploy simple tools to dramatically improve your writing, and how to execute organization, structure, and revision to communicate more masterfully than ever. From the very first lesson, you'll be able to apply your new learning immediately to your work and improve your writing today. Your ideas are powerful. Learn how to deliver them with the clarity and impact they deserve. "Thank you for giving me the knowledge I need in life. [Business Writing] was helpful, life changing, and has made a huge impact in my writing." -- Message from a Business Writing student The principles you'll learn in this course enable you to become a great business writer. They also provide the foundation for moving into Graphic Design and Successful Presentation, so that you can unleash your best professional self whenever--and however--you present your ideas in the workplace. This course can be taken for academic credit as part of CU Boulder’s Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS) degree offered on the Coursera platform. The MS-DS is an interdisciplinary degree that brings together faculty from CU Boulder’s departments of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Science, and others. With performance-based admissions and no application process, the MS-DS is ideal for individuals with a broad range of undergraduate education and/or professional experience in computer science, information science, mathematics, and statistics. Learn more about the MS-DS program at

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Nov 29, 2020






Jun 11, 2017

It was an exceptional course with lots to take away from. It taught basic building blocks of business writing and then built upon it which provided a great way to self learn the content of the course.

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By Jeremy D

Nov 13, 2017

I really enjoyed the course. I wish it was longer. I do still struggle with the grammer rules.

By Дарья С

Jan 21, 2017

I enjoyed the course very much. It is perfectly structured and delivered. You got me inspired!


May 1, 2022

My only opinion is that everybody have to take this course. It is simple, easy, and complete.

By Mphumezi E N

Dec 27, 2021

This course was phenomenal and I enjoyed every moment of it. It's clear and well constructed.

By Andrew K

Mar 17, 2021

Perfect just what I needed to improve my skills after having received some negative feedback.

By Adrian S

Dec 28, 2021

The course is useful to everyone using written communication at work. I highly recommend it!

By Bùi T M N

Oct 27, 2021

The course is super useful for those who want to get professional writing skills in the job.

By Fabio L

Sep 7, 2021

I loved this course. The skills I got from here, will help me to improve my writing skills.

By Yallapu S A

Jul 13, 2021

It was great experience to know in depth about Business Writing, overall it was good course.

By Ghansham K

Oct 20, 2020

Liked the way how it is presented step by step, so that beginner also can understand easily.

By preet n

May 19, 2020

It really helped me in understanding business writing. I am thankful for such a good course.

By Teresa M

Mar 23, 2021

Simple but very valuable information, presented in a systematic way, in an engaging manner!

By Shah M A R

Jul 27, 2020

I learned a lot of new things and the method of teaching was easy, impressive , and precise

By Kalvis K

Feb 6, 2021

Great course. Much energy and lot of quiz and practical tasks to improve learning. thanks.

By Zuli C G

Dec 15, 2020

It's an excellent professor. The explanations were so clear. Thanks a lot for this course.

By Bryan C

Sep 30, 2020

An excellent course that provides the most important tools to improve your writing skills.

By Daniela V

May 7, 2020

I loved this course! It was so well organized and clear. I definitely recommend taking it!

By David T

Apr 26, 2020

Highly recommend this course. Everyone needs to know how to write precisely and concisely!

By JIng Z

Feb 10, 2020

Very informative , I would highly recommend any business professionals to take this course

By Fukudome K

Nov 7, 2019

This course provided me many new tips on business communication with others. So valuable!

By Nikhil D

Dec 16, 2018

This course has been so helpful to clarify the thought process for effective communication

By Lisa A C

Nov 20, 2017

Amazing! I've honestly learnt so much, and improved myself.

Thanks Quentin, you were great.

By Sallie M

Mar 18, 2021

Well worth taking to upgrade or refresh your business writing for the professional field.

By Sonali B

Aug 4, 2020

The most insightful and one of the best courses for content writers! Truly a masterpiece.

By Tianshu W

Jul 9, 2020

Thanks. This is very helpful. And it's great to see peer's writing and edit them! Thanks!