UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Business Writing online short course

Course starts 1 February 2018
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Course information

Registration Closes:
26 January 2018
Course Starts:
1 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
26 January 2018
Course Starts:
1 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7-10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Studies show that when hiring, 73.4% of employers look for a candidate with strong business writing skills.

Written communication is the third most desired quality, behind leadership skills and the ability to work within a team.*

Become a powerful communicator with an impressive style and make sure your proposals sing. Learn how to write with professionalism and make the best impression with formal business writing skills.

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What will set you apart

This UCT Business Writing short course will help you become a better communicator by providing you with training on:

  • Writing professional and effective e-mails that get the response you need 
  • Drafting professional CVs and business plans that get you noticed
  • Producing comprehensive reports and watertight legal documents

Course curriculum

Invest in learning how to write with this online short course in business writing and have an impact on almost every aspect of your career. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Preparation and design of documents
  • Course Module 2: Correspondence and language
  • Course Module 3: Electronic and traditional correspondence
  • Course Module 4: Visual business communication
  • Course Module 5: Introduction to report writing
  • Course Module 6: Report simulations
  • Course Module 7: Proposals
  • Course Module 8: Business plans
  • Course Module 9: Executive summary
  • Course Module 10: Writing for minutes

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 1 February 2018.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 26 July 2018

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