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

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1,153 reviews

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 Madison P

Jan 26, 2017

Learned easy tips to improve my writing skills! Highly recommend.

By Raditya D

Feb 5, 2021

I like the writer's way in making everything to the simplest! :)

By Yolanda W

Oct 11, 2020

This was a great course. I learned a lot about business writing.

By Ifam K ( E O K

Sep 22, 2020

Very useful and informative on how to write the memo, emails etc

By Mai C V

Sep 9, 2020

I absolutely love this class. It is gold to every professionals.

By Roman Y

Aug 8, 2020

Fantastic course! Very nice professor! I very like this program!

By Richard C

Jan 18, 2020

An outstanding course with clear organization and presentation!!

By Xiyun W

Oct 2, 2018

This course has very clear instructions. I enjoyed it very much.

By Heinrich M R

Sep 29, 2017

Really an exciting course, i recommend it to everyone, who needs

By Ayo A

Jan 16, 2017

This course is useful basically in all spheres of life. Thumbsup

By Hala A

Nov 22, 2021

I​ enjoyed the course alot. It was very informative and useful.

By Abdullah A R S

Nov 3, 2020

A excellent course on how to write business documents properly.

By Sans

Apr 22, 2020

I loved the course and am seeing a lot of changes in my writing

By Silvana B

Mar 29, 2020

It would be great if I have more interactions with the teacher.

By Ifeoluwa O

Nov 18, 2019

This course is taught with so much clarity. It is detailed too.

By Hannes H

Sep 30, 2018

Straightforward skills which make a big difference if mastered.

By denise

May 18, 2017

I enjoyed the course. It is well organised and 'waste no time'.

By Harsh R

Mar 14, 2022

Excellent Course for the business wrinting and public speaking

By Shyam P

Mar 17, 2019

Excellent course- good writing tips for Engineers & Scientist.

By beatrice l S F

Feb 26, 2019

Very good course! Looking forward to learning more! Thank you!

By Govini M M

Jan 17, 2018

It's an eye opener and it has thought me a lot about writting.

By Dennis A B

Dec 4, 2017

Love the three-part approach.

Information, Design, Presentation

By Jayakajan N

Oct 22, 2016

It is valuable and useful course to develop the writing skill.

By Аnushka

Sep 6, 2021

Perfect course for Business Writing ,helped me a lot ,TRY IT!

By Anil K S

Mar 1, 2021

It was amazing to learn the basic funda of effective writing.