Business Approach to Writing

Beginning with routine documents such as memos, e-mails and letters, your Business Approach to Writing instructor will lead you through the stages of the writing process. As the course progresses you build skills in report writing, crafting negative and other difficult messages, composing responses, briefing notes and news releases. Whether the documents you create are brief memos or substantial proposals, emphasis throughout is on expressing your ideas to achieve the maximum impact.

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Business Approach to Writing topics include:

  • The writing process
  • Critiquing your own work
  • Persuasive writing
  • Sales letters, proposals, and reports
  • Writing structure

Course grads will be able to:

  • Write business documents that effectively inform or summarize
  • More effectively plan and compose documents that persuade
  • Understand how to prepare longer documents such as reports
  • Write communications that contain well-constructed sentences and smooth idea transitions

Business Approach to Writing Course Fee:

The fee for Business Approach to Writing is $800 plus applicable tax.

This fee does not include the cost of textbooks. Textbooks are purchased separately from the University of Toronto Bookstore (or you can source your textbook locally/online). International students pay an additional fee of $125 plus 5% GST per course. There are no refunds issued for courses taken directly through CITT once your registration and payment has been received and processed.

Business Approach to Writing Course Materials:

The textbooks for Business Approach to Writing will be confirmed by the University of Toronto approximately a month before the course begins. As soon as this information is available we will update this page, and send all registered students information on how to order your textbook directly from the University of Toronto bookstore (or, you may also opt to source your textbook locally/online). The cost of textbooks for this course is not included in your course fee. The cost of textbooks for this course is not included in your course fee.

Information on how to access the online course site will also be emailed to you directly by the University of Toronto on or shortly before the official course start date.

Business Approach to Writing Course Work and Final Exam:

Course work for Business Approach to Writing includes a series of assignments leading up to a final project. There is no final exam for Business Approach to Writing.

Learning Assessment and Grades

Grades are reported as Honours, Pass, or Fail. To obtain a Pass, learners must obtain a minimum grade of 50%. To achieve Honours, learners must earn a total grade of 80% or higher.

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