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

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1,139 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

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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 Jillian P

Apr 22, 2022

The course was easy to follow and helped improve my writing.

By María L M F

Feb 6, 2022

Me encantó este curso. Es divertido, revelador y super útil.

By MD. S I

Nov 30, 2020

It was a life-changing course. Thank you for preparing this.

By Sohayb M B Z

Jun 4, 2020

Well addressed topics and professional instructors

Thank you

By Shafali J

Jun 4, 2020

Very interactive session.

The quiz really jitters your mind .


May 23, 2020

An essential yet interesting course! Loved every part of it.

By Lin Y S

Sep 6, 2019

The instructions are very clear. I like the small exercises.

By Nathaniel C

Dec 6, 2018

REALLY good course! Instructors are all very good teachers.

By Gabriel C d B O

Jan 18, 2018

Excellent course. It teaches the basic of writing structure.

By Piyush S

Aug 7, 2016

If you want to be a professional writer, go for this course!

By Dahir Y

Jan 17, 2021

Good! I thank both Coursera and the university of Colorado.

By Pranav K

Apr 1, 2020

I am thankful to you for teaching so efficiently and easily

By Latisha M

Oct 22, 2019

Clear information, engaging content and easy to understand.

By Chinedu O

Aug 27, 2019

This is one of the best online course, I have taken so far.

By Markus H

Aug 9, 2019

Good course on basics - especially for non native-speakers!

By Muhammed A E

Jul 26, 2018

one of the best courses that i take in my life, must taken!

By Rafael I G T

Mar 1, 2018

I'm so glad i took this course. Mrs. Quentin is just great!

By Enrico M C

Nov 8, 2016

This is one of the most important courses you could ever at

By Shikhar C

Dec 13, 2020

Improves writing skills. Adds so many more. Very grateful.

By Tran L

May 17, 2020

Excellent course that will be useful to every professional

By Haariysh R

Aug 17, 2019

It would be very helpful in structuring business documents

By B T

Oct 24, 2018

Excellent refresher course, also a lot of new information.

By Sundarapandian R

Jun 29, 2018

it was very helpful. i learnt lot of new things. thank you

By Masiiwa M T

Sep 11, 2021

Brilliant course full of principles and practical advice!

By Maria G L C

Sep 16, 2020

You will definitely get great results out of this course.