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Business Writing Formats


In business, time is money. So business communicators have created formats that clearly signal to writers and readers what is expected of them. Explore the formats and the importance of an efficient release of business information as you learn to apply the appropriate formats for every audience. Note: course is applicable to those doing technical writing as well. 


This course will present information to you about the appropriateness and structure of the following:

  1. Memorandum
  2. Formal business letter
  3. Marketing business letter
  4. Email
  5. Informal reports
  6. Informal proposals
  7. Newsletters
  8. Tables and figures

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the appropriateness of each format and when to use them, considering the intended audience
  • Apply the correct structure of the format you are using

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This program can be applied toward the:

Wed., Oct. 21
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Judy Steininger
$345: Register by Wed., Oct. 7
$395: Register on or after Thu., Oct. 8 Discount Available
Enrollment Limit: 30
Program No. 5050-8172
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For more information, contact:
Jan Allen, Director, Business & Management,, 414-227-3219, 888-947-9947


Spring 2015 Business Programs Catalog

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