Becoming a Good Business Writer

Becoming a Good Business Writer

Learn the importance of thinking before writing.

Talent Quest
Updated Jun 14, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Learn the importance of thinking before writing
  • Write conversationally
  • Use active voice in your sentences
Course Description

Written communications are a necessary part of a manager’s daily work. Whether responding to emails, composing performance reviews for team members, editing an industry report, or crafting a letter to a client, you probably spend a lot of time on writing. For some people, this work comes naturally, but for others, it can be a chore. Becoming a strong writer takes time and practice. But the benefits are worth the effort. As you improve, you’ll be able to structure and “sell” your ideas more easily and your messages will be better received. Let’s look at some fundamental guidelines you can use to make your writing more powerful and effective.


0.25 hours, Continuing Education Units (CEU) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)