Better Business Writing

If you’re considering an online course, now’s the time! Prices will increase Jan. 1, 2016, but if you purchase by Dec. 31, 2015, you can enjoy this year’s pricing and have up to one year from the date of purchase to begin the course.

If your team needs to hone its business writing skills, we have the online course for them! Our six-module online business writing course arms your team with the tools they need to plan, write, and revise business documents; write for a variety of readers; avoid common problems in business writing; plan and write effective emails, business reports, and proposals; and edit and proofread business documents.
 


Three awesome options available:

Option 1: Write Better - $39.99 per month See Details
  • A new module downloaded every 14 days
  • Modules remain in your queue for as long as you subscribe
  • Requires a minimum six-month subscription (cancel any time after the six months)

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Option 2: Write Better Plus - $79.98 per month See Details
  • A new module downloaded every 14 days
  • Modules remain in your queue for as long as you subscribe
  • Requires a minimum six-month subscription (cancel any time after the six months)
  • Feedback on up to five pages of double-spaced text per module
  • Downloadable cheat sheets and writing options
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Option 3: Real Results - $999.00 See Details
  • With this option, you have access to all of the modules for 180 days!
  • Each module includes cheat sheets, take-aways, writing options, and feedback on up 10 pages of your writing per module!
 
Purchase any online course by Feb. 28, 2015 and enjoy 2014 pricing;
prices will increase Mar. 1, 2015
Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same organization. Find out more.
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And if online business writing courses aren’t your thing, we have customized onsite courses and webinars, tailored to meet your needs.

Our online business writing course is SCORM 1.2-, SCORM 2004-, and AICC-compliant; each module takes roughly 30 minutes to complete.

This course includes

  • Voiced lectures
  • A professional editor (Options 2 and 3)
  • Hurley Write Cheat Sheets (Options 2 and 3)
  • A copy of the Hurley Write eBook, Writing Strategies For Corporate America
  • Knowledge checks
  • Take-away tips
  • Writing options (Options 2 and 3)
  • Written feedback on submitted writing (Options 2 and 3)
  • Certificate of completion
  • One online video-chat session with your editor per module (Option 3)

And if online business writing courses aren’t your thing, we have customized onsite courses and webinars, tailored to meet your needs.

Topics

Module 1: The Building Blocks of Business Writing
  • Analyzing audience needs
  • Understanding purpose
  • Understanding the necessity of persuasion
  • Maintaining a positive image
Module 2: Making your Writing Easy to Read
  • How to avoid language traps
  • Using language to write clearly and concisely
  • Making your writing more emphatic and immediate
  • Being precise and concise
  • Avoiding business clichés and jargon
Module 3: Writing Concise, Precise Emails
  • Planning
  • Writing effective subject lines
  • Getting to the point
  • Ensuring readability
Module 4: Writing Effective Business Letters
  • Getting to the point
  • Ensuring proper format
  • Avoiding clichés
  • Using paragraphing appropriately
  • Using the "sandwich" technique to relay bad news
Module 5: Writing Business Reports and Proposals
  • Writing the components of business reports
  • Writing the executive summary, introduction, and conclusion
  • Meeting readers' needs
  • Writing persuasive proposals
  • Writing the components of proposals
Module 6: Editing Business Documents
  • Defining editing and proofing
  • Foolproof techniques
  • Becoming your best editor
  • Helping others edit
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Discounts for multiple attendees from the same organization!