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Writing Professionally

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Writing Professionally

This is an online course that requires access to a computer with video and audio capabilities as well as an Internet connection. This course can be taken from anywhere in Ontario.

This practical and innovative course will help you

  • develop a strategic approach to writing workplace communication.
  • understand purpose and audience in written workplace communication.
  • use logical structure in emails.
  • write effective emails to make requests, exchange information, make complaints and follow up.

Activities based on everyday written communication tasks in the workplace will help you

  • use self-editing strategies to identify common personal errors and make changes.
  • produce single- and multiple-paragraph professional writing for an appropriate audience and purpose.

Writing Professionally is for you if

  • you have successfully completed an OSLT course in Accounting and Finance, Entrepreneurship and Sales & Marketing, Project Management, Professional Managers, Technology or one of the following 40-hour OSLT online modules: Communicating in the Business Sector in Ontario OR Communicating in the Technology Sector in Ontario.
  • you are familiar with computers and related technology.
  • you have valid Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs).
  • you are a permanent resident, convention refugee/protected person, or until March 31, 2024, a Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependent in Canada.
  • you live in Ontario.

OSLT is delivered in classroom-based and exclusively online formats. See all Business courses and modules and all Technology courses and modules.

Writing Professionally is offered online by the following colleges in 2023-2024:

Algonquin Online 613-727-4723 x 2530 / OSLT@algonquincollege.com
Centennial Online 416-289-5000 x 57405 / oslt@centennialcollege.ca
Fanshawe Online 519-452-4430 X 26501 / oslt@fanshawec.ca
George Brown Online 416-415-5000 X 6980 /oslt@georgebrown.ca
Mohawk Online 905-575-1212 x 3092 / learnEnglish@mohawkcollege.ca
Niagara Online 905-641-2252 x 4188 / oslt@niagaracollege.ca
Seneca Online 416-764-9722 / oslt@senecacollege.ca
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