Synopsis: Effective writing and strong communication skills are essential in the workplace, regardless of your occupation. This online course will introduce you to the elements needed to develop or refresh this skill and provide some great tips on how to communicate with style.
Start Time: Wednesday, August 11, 2021 8:30 AM
End Time: Wednesday, August 11, 2021 3:45 PM
Location: Off-Campus Location/S
Address:
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Online
City, State, Country: XX XX
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eo0110wa.html
Contact Name: Carol Broccoli
Contact Email: broccoli@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7207
Additional Information:

Topics to be discussed:

  • Determining the purpose of the document/knowing your audience
  • Phrases to avoid in business writing (jargon, clichés, and meaningless words)
  • Communicating difficult news
  • Organizing a document - content strategies and formatting
  • Clarity, conciseness, punctuation, and proofreading
  • Communicating electronically...and more.
Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public