BUSC 8000: Business Writing

This course introduces you to a business writing model that can help make your writing clear, concise, and precise for any written communication used in a professional setting.

Program Overview

Learn effective business writing skills to write clearly and concisely so the reader can easily determine what they need to know or do. Apply the Consider-Draft-Reconsider guidelines to ensure you send the right message in emails, executive memos, summaries, reports, and letters.

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Approximately 4 hours

Up to 6 months to complete coursework

Estimated Tuition


No additional materials required

Ways to Learn




Graduate Level Professional Development Credits

Key Features


Access textbooks and course materials completely online - no materials required.


Move at your own pace as your schedule allows – no specific start times or dates.

Dedicated Mentor

Need help with an assignment? Submit your questions directly to the instructor for quick replies.

Active Learning

This course features interactive assignments and authentic assessments. 

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Case Studies

Explore how course content connects to the workplace using real-world case studies.

Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic mechanics of writing and grammar
  • Analyze communication situations and audiences to develop effective written communication
  • Identify key principles of business writing
  •  Examine strategies for clear and error-free writing


You may be eligible for tuition reimbursement, please check with your employer to see if you qualify. 

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