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Clarity and Conciseness in Business Writing (C046)


Type: Online
Duration: 00:30 hours
Status: Active

Whether it be for a report or an email, clear and concise business writing is essential in today's work environment. This online self-paced course looks at simple techniques for making content easier to read, such as using short, familiar words and opting for concrete rather than abstract expressions. Through practical tips and best practices, participants will learn how to better structure their content and make their business writing more concise.

Topics include:

  • using concrete and specific language
  • avoiding convoluted connotations
  • using transitional words and phrases appropriately
  • summarizing and omitting unnecessary content

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  • Topics: Career development; Communication skills; Communications; Personal development
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Transferable Skills
  • Provider: Skillsoft

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