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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

Top reviews


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.


Nov 29, 2020





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By Hemlata R G

May 3, 2020

It's a very helpfull course to present our documentation in batter manner

By Meng Z

Apr 12, 2020

Very motivated lecturer gives useful and handy tips for business writing!

By Dario S

May 13, 2019

Very useful course! Looking forward to apply what I learnt. Thanks, Dario

By Jacob C S

Sep 12, 2018

This course is Great! I will definitely be recommending it to my friends!

By Nattawat

Jul 19, 2020

the course help me improve my skill that I know how to be a good writer.

By Raghav B

Jun 21, 2020

This course has made a positive significant change in my writing skills.

By Lori M

Apr 19, 2019

Easy, comprehensive coverage of the skills needed for effective writing.

By Sumi E J

Jun 11, 2018

A great course with good pointers and checklist for professional writing

By Jose F B

Mar 1, 2018

This course is great! You can immediately start applying the techniques!

By Martin Z

Sep 4, 2020

The course really walks the talk because it is brief, clear, and smart.

By Yeimi P

Jun 7, 2020

Excellent course to learn the most important tips for business writing!

By Sampath W

Jun 4, 2020

Great course. Learnt an excellent framework to use in business writing.

By Bathula A B

May 16, 2020

Writing well is one of the most useful business skills you can develop.

By Deleted A

Nov 12, 2019

This course offers clear, achievable goals for good writing. Thank you!

By Nurashikin B S

Dec 10, 2020

A great course that could really help many people. Highly recommended!

By Salman K

Aug 7, 2020

This course truly helps me in widening the horizon of process writing.

By Saif A K A M ( D - P A M

Aug 5, 2020

it was good exercise but use something work-related or culture related

By Ana F

Aug 9, 2018

It is very well designed and taught. I learned a lot with this course.

By Anand C

May 22, 2020

Very well explained . Small small writing can make a huge difference

By Melad A

Mar 29, 2019

great course and great teachers.


Great course and teachers

By Nicola W

Dec 30, 2018

This was exactly what I was looking for in a business writing course.

By ngueuche b

Oct 24, 2018

The course is very essential for everyone. A life changer in writing.

By Pratik r

May 30, 2020

It was a great course. It has affected my writing skills.

thank you!

By Kemp W

Mar 4, 2020

very good course, learn a lot writing skill for future not only e-ma

By Javier D H M

Mar 21, 2021

Great course, very concise and clear. It is also very fun to follow