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Effective Business Writing

at NYC Career Centers - Midtown

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Midtown, Manhattan
185 Madison Ave 3rd Floor
At E 34th St
New York, New York 10016
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 7

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this business writing class:

In Effective Business Writing, you'll learn how to write professional emails and other standard business documents that get results. First, you'll learn key strategies to write effectively. Then, you'll develop a variety of business documents throughout the course, including emails, proposals, and letters.

The course begins with an introduction to writing compelling sentences, structuring the content, and determining your target audience. In each lesson, you'll review examples of effective business communication and write your own. By the end of Effective Business Writing, you'll be able to write anything from bad-news memos to proposals and thank you notes.

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Course Overview

  • Identify techniques to write effective business communication
  • Write electronic communication that is clear, concise, and appropriate in a business context
  • Apply the writing principles you have studied to specific business situations and learn to address the needs of a particular audience
  • Use your writing and diplomatic skills to create formal business letters
  • Use basic persuasive strategies that will allow you to plan and deliver effective proposals

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

We are allowing attendees to reschedule at no charge or keep class credit for up to two years. Email us at [email protected] 


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

  • Registration Fee: All courses include a non-refundable registration fee of 10%.
  • Cancellations: Students may cancel up to seven business days prior to the course and receive all monies paid, less the non-refundable registration fee. Cancellation requests within the policy should be made directly to CourseHorse.
  • Rescheduling: Students may reschedule once up to three business days prior to the start date of the course at no charge. Reschedules within three business days incur a $20 rescheduling fee. Reschedule requests should be emailed to [email protected]


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Question from Kimberly P.
What do we need to bring to this class?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Kimberly! NYC Career Centers have everything the students need for the class, no need to bring anything. Thank you.
Question from Ali
is this an online class or on campus? and for how many days it runs? Thanks.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Ali! This class is held in a classroom setting. The days would depend on the date you choose. If you check on the Start Dates here on the class page, there are classes where you have to attend one-day class for 7 hours and there are dates where students will attend 2 days, 3 hours each day. Hope this helps!
Question from Stephanie R.
Hello! What level of traditional work experience is recommended for this class? I'm more of a junior/senior level person and want to ensure this is not entry level. Would you mind clarifying?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! This course is beneficial to entry level and recent college graduates new to the workforce. The Advanced Writing is more applicable to mid to Senior Level.
Question from Mila
Is there a certificate?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Mila! Yes, each student will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.
Question from bruce p.
Are there any additional costs beside tuition?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! You only need to pay the $325 class fee.
Question from Yaolin Z.
Hi, does this class have one session or multiple sessions? Thanks.
Answer from Jenn C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Yaolin! This course only has one session, but there are many available dates that students can pick from.
Question from Yari
Do I need any previous experience or certications in business writing. I currently have jsut a High School Diploma. Thanks.
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hey Yari, you don't need previous experience for this class.
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Reviews of Classes at NYC Career Centers (673)

(673 Reviews)
Effective Business Writing
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/19/2019
Enjoyed the class. It was useful and helpful.
Effective Business Writing
Reviewed by Kimberly P. on 7/25/2019
very informative class. you get to do alot of writing samples. smaller class size would be better.
Effective Business Writing
Reviewed by Seanpaul W. on 6/2/2019
The class could have provide more examples
Effective Business Writing
Reviewed by Martine A. on 5/9/2019
The curriculum is basic but the reminders are a great refresher of what I knew. Granted I didn't know it all, and was very impressed to learn the different styles of writing that can be included in one document. I would recommend the course to professionals and college graduates about to enter the work force. The proper etiquette taught in this class would beneficial. I didn't give 5 stars because, nothings perfect.
Effective Business Writing
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/29/2018
great teacher.

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