Free Online Course on Better Business Writing in English
Georgia Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Better Business Writing in English. This course is primarily designed for non-native English users who want to improve their business writing skills in English.
This course will provide the tools to help you write more easily and effectively in English. The course will start on October 30, 2017.
Course At A Glance
Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 3-4 hours pw
Subject: Business Writing in English
Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology and Coursera
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course Starts on October 30, 2017
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech's campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education.
About This Course
Do you need to write more easily and effectively in English? This course will provide the tools to help you do just that. You will develop your personal voice in your writing. You will develop strategies to plan and produce clear, understandable text. You will learn and practice specific writing skills to use in different types of business communications including cover letters, mission and vision statements, proposals , instructions and reports. You will organize, design and write clear text for Power Point Productions. Writing skills include how to choose correct noun and noun modifiers; how to choose correct verb forms and tenses; how to write a variety of clauses and sentences.
As you work through the course, you will complete self- and peer-evaluations. Many of the peer assignments will have 2 or more options so that you can choose the best path depending on your current situation. Through a combination of lectures, quizzes, supplementary resources, practice and performance, you'll gain the skills and confidence to write well in English for your business and professional purposes.
Amalia B. Stephens, Lecturer, Georgia Tech Language Institute
This course is primarily designed for non-native English users who want to improve their business writing skills in English. The language skills reviewed in this course are mainly targeted for intermediate level. However, there are many items that any non-native English user will find helpful to improve their overall written communication.
How To Join This Course
- Go to the course website
- Create a Coursera account to SignUp
- Choose “Register Now” to get started.