CCOM 208 Professional Writing in Business (4 CE units)

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Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

Overview

Communication (CCE) : Concepts and principles of effective written communication: audience, purpose, organization, and style. Emphasis on business documents commonly produced by professionals (e.g., project and business plans, reports, status updates, proposals, analyses). Pre-writing and re-writing processes, including self-editing to enhance clarity, conciseness, and coherence. Audio-recorded instructor feedback.

Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

Instructors: Darina Bashilova, Susan Patricia Laver (Fall) Darina Bashilova, Susan Patricia Laver (Winter) Richard Andrews, Susan Patricia Laver (Summer)

  • 8 weeks: 24 hours of in-class instruction; 16 hours of assignments (40 hours, 4 CEUs).