Writing is an essential skill for business today. Most people are terrible at it. This course provides an overview about why writing is so important for your career. This course is for anyone who wants to gain tips and suggestions about how to be a better writer at work. At the end of the course, students will know: 1) why writing affects your credibility and personal brand, what functions of business utilize writing skills, and what tips help people become a better writer.
I know what you're thinking...aren't we past writing? Now that we have smart phones and computers, what's the point? Writing isn't a flashy or trendy skill, but clear writing is an essential competency for building credibility, demonstrating your intelligence, and communicating an idea. Much of our interaction with colleagues and clients is done through writing. If you're an effective writer and can send professional emails, you will increase your chances of being seen as professional and competent. The three videos and article below will provide you a solid overview for why writing is important and how to do it well.