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Grammar and Punctuation for Business Communication

Course Details

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Small mistakes in writing make big negative impressions in the workplace. Grammar and punctuation skills are essential to anyone working in a professional environment. Are you tired of finding errors after the fact? Learn how to edit your own work and the work of others to catch and eliminate errors before they circulate.

Have more confidence in your writing and stop feeling uncertain about where to place punctuation marks. This workshop will cover modern rules for grammar and punctuation, and proofreading techniques that are crucial to virtually anyone responsible for writing or editing written work. Learn how to be efficient with time, concise with content, and correct with grammar and punctuation.

There is no prerequisite for this course.

What Should I Bring to Class?

Please bring three business letters or emails, preferably at least one paragraph in length, which you have recently written. You will use these samples of your work to assess your current writing style, apply techniques discussed in class, and develop strategies for improving your writing.

Who Should Attend

Employees and managers throughout the organization

Continuing Education and Recertification Hours

  • .65 CEUs
  • 7.0 CEUs

As a PMI Registered Education Provider, The University of Texas at Austin, Professional Development Center has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for our courses (Provider # 1616).

The PMI logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know the correct use of grammar and punctuation
  • Identify concise and effective sentence structure
  • Discover proofreading and editing techniques
  • Improve confidence when writing and editing

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