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AA002 - Clear & Concise Business Writing


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Available Anywhere: By Recording Only

Good business writing leads to good business decisions which leads to good business. This course emphasizes business writing (letters, memos, emails, documents, web material) with the reader and readability in mind. In this six-hour LIVE online course you will focus on new formats, writing style, tone, clarity, conciseness and results while exploring new skills and time saving approaches.
 Spend less time writing and more time communicating
 Motivate and persuade readers to take action
 Develop an active, objective and powerful writing style
 Write sensitive or negative messages in a positive way
 Understand the importance of word choice
 Understand the role, importance and techniques for proper editing
 Prepare written information with objectivity and a results perspective

This course can be used for credit towards the Essential Skills for Administrative Professionals Certificate Program.




Available Anywhere Open Enrollment


9:00 AM-4:00 PM Friday - Jan 26, 2018 - LIVE ONLINE; (Mountain Time Zone)


Tuition (GST exempt): $245.00
Total Cost: $245.00

Delivery Method

Recording Only

Private Training - A Continuing Education & Corporate Training Specialty

Training on your terms and your schedule. We can offer any course to your workplace or community. Phone 780.849.8623 and talk with us about your training needs or email:


No Pre-requisites

Withdrawals and Refunds

Tuition will be fully refunded when notice of withdrawal is given 7 days before the course start date. If you are unable to attend your course, you may arrange for someone to take your place by contacting Continuing Education & Corporate Training at or 780-849-8623


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee payment

Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).


This course is delivered LIVE Online using Blackboard Collaborate for classes and using Moodle for student assignments, resources, quizzes/exams and more.

To learn more about Blackboard Collaborate Ultra check out this guide:

To learn more about Moodle and to experience using Moodle check out this guide:

What you need:
• High speed internet
• Computer, laptop, tablet
• Speakers & microphone, preferably a headset. If you don't have a microphone you can still use the chat function to ask questions/make comments.
More information about NLC LIVE Online:
• All NLC LIVE Online Courses are on Mountain Time Zone (Canada).
• Most courses are recorded and the recordings are made available to participants after the course
• Course attendance verification or course certification is only granted for those who participate as individuals LIVE Online. If you take a course with a group OR you miss the class and view the recording, attendance verification and/or certification will not be granted (MMP modules are an exception for recordings, contact Continuing Education & Corporate Training for more information.)