Writing for Results - Single License

Writing for Results
Writing for Results
Writing for Results
Writing for Results
Writing for Results
Writing for Results
Writing for Results
Writing for Results
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Effective workplace writing communicates your ideas to colleagues and clients, getting them to understand and take action. Effective writing empowers you and gets results. In this course, you'll learn proven strategies for explaining even complex topics. You'll discover how to persuade the most resistant readers, getting them to take positive action. This course also helps you avoid embarrassing errors.

Clear explanations, examples, and videos teach key concepts, and digital activities for writing and editing help you practice what you learn. Each learning module ends with a quiz, and a pre- and post-assessment track your overall learning.

Watch this brief video to see how it all works:

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Use the seven traits of writing to evaluate and improve writing
  • Use the writing process: plan, draft, revise, edit
  • Analyze the purpose, reader, and context of each writing situation
  • Write effective explanations and instructions
  • State a clear main point and use levels of detail to support it
  • Use transitions to organize details in an effective pattern
  • Employ lists and headings to make explanations clear
  • State a clear position and build an argument to support it
  • Make appropriate appeals to convince readers
  • Reach even resistant readers by answering objections
  • Use the AIDA organizational pattern to persuade
  • Ensure pronoun-antecedent and subject-verb agreement
  • Recognize and fix sentence errors such as fragments and dangling modifiers
  • Write effectively for supervisors
  • Use revising and editing checklists to strengthen and polish writing
  • Understand how to use the Write for Business Guide in your workplace
  • Table of Contents

    • Pre-Assessment
    • Module 1: Understanding Results-Oriented Writing
    • Module 2: Explaining
    • Module 3: Persuading
    • Module 4: Avoiding Errors
    • Module 5: Writing for Results at Work
    • Post-Assessment

    View a full table of contents for Writing for Results.

    Related Courses

    This course is one of five that progress from foundational skills to high-level writing. Check out all of these courses from Write for Business:

    1. Grammar for Professionals
    2. Fundamentals of Writing
    3. Writing for Results
    4. Clear Writing Through Critical Thinking
    5. Executive Writing