• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 84 days
    Duration

About

Whether you are writing an email to your boss or a letter to the editor, being able to craft your argument clearly and persuasively is essential. Employers today are looking for professionals who can clearly communicate messages across multiple channels.

This Business Writing Professional Certificate Program, which is offered by EdX in partnership with University of California, Berkeley - UC BerkeleyX, will build your confidence as you learn how to improve your writing organization, logic, and style to get your point across eloquently and quickly. You will delve into the details of the writing process and learn how to identify an audience, choose the best structure, and revise and edit early drafts of your work.

You will then focus on effective business writing for emails, letters, memos, short reports and more. Lastly, you will learn how to craft clear, concise messages for specific content and audiences on social media.

This program will arm you with the in-demand skills needed for all professionals.

Job Outlook

  • Soft skills, such as writing and communication, are scarce and in demand across nearly every occupation, even in technical fields. (Source: Burning Glass Technologies, The Human Factor).
  • Employers face a big challenge in filling the gap for these soft skills, leading to many opportunities for growth and advancement in companies.

What You'll Learn:

  • Write effective emails, letters, memos, reports.
  • Identify grammatical and punctuation problems in your writing.
  • Analyze a writing situation and determine the appropriate communication strategy, format, style, and content.
  • Organize information and ideas logically, efficiently, and effectively.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      4 weeks per course, 

      3-5 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Writing Process
  • Effective Business Writing
  • Writing for Social Media

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    297 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 297 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
  • National

    297 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 297 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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