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XEFL-315 Business Writing

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Course Details

This advanced-level course is designed for students who are either currently working professionals or for those who are seeking work. It provides an overview of the major writing formats in a business setting including emails, memos, letters, reports, and presentations. For each of these formats, students will aim for concise and error-free writing. In addition, students will work on recognizing audience and tone, using professional language, formatting texts, and identifying main ideas. Finally, this course includes instruction in essential grammar points so that students can gain more credibility in the business world. At the end of the course, students will give with presentations and analyze a business case study.

Before taking this course, students should be able to communicate in paragraph-length discourse. They should also be able to understand the main ideas and details in multi-paragraph spoken and written texts.

Course Prerequisites

Important Placement Test Information: All new and returning students must take a placement test to participate in the program. The test’s time, date and location are included in a payment confirmation email you will receive after enrolling.

If you are unable to attend your assigned placement test, you must contact Continuing Studies English Program Officer Regan Carver at 202-687-4592 or CSEnglish@georgetown.edu to make alternative arrangements.

Application Instructions

 

Summer 2017 Semester Course Registration Schedule:
$405.......Early Registration (includes 10% discount)....Mar. 1 - Mar. 31
$450.......Regular Registration........................................Apr. 1 - Apr. 27
$495.......Late Registration (includes 10% penalty).......Apr. 28 - May 5

 


Visit the Continuing Studies English (CSE) program's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for detailed course registration instructions (link: HERE). For additional assistance, contact Continuing Studies English Program Officer Regan Carver at 202-687-4592 or CSEnglish@georgetown.edu.




Sections

XEFL-315 - 011 Business Writing    
2017 - Summer 2017 Non-Credit   Status:  Available
Class:   Mon, Wed 7:00PM - 9:00PM
15 May 2017 to 10 Jul 2017
Number of Sessions: 16 Sessions
Contact Hours: 32.0
Course Tuition:
CSE Tuition - Summer non-credit    450.00
Potential Discount(s):
CSE - Early Registration
 
Location:   Main Campus
Building:   Various
Section Notes:  To maintain your seat in the course, you must attend your assigned placement test time on Tues., May 9 at 8:00 pm or make alternate arrangements. Location and other details are included in a payment confirmation email you will receive after enrolling.