UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

BUSINESS WRITING

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter.

Duration

10 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7–10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

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The invaluable skills needed to become a better, all-round written communicator.

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The confidence to express yourself clearly through skillful business writing.

3

Recognition for your new skill set from Africa’s number one University,1 and a powerful proof of competence on your CV.


1 QS Top Universities (2019)

YOUR TEACHING TEAM

Claire Payne

Business Communications Specialist

Claire is an experienced and passionate teacher who is an expert in office administration. She lectured and managed Montrose Business College for over 14 years, and has been involved with various skills training and upliftment projects for disadvantaged students. Claire is a firm believer in career-based training, believing that students should seek out courses that will equip them to handle the requirements and pressures of the business world.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Orientation Module:
Welcome to your Online Campus
Module 1:
Preparation and design of documents
Module 2:
Correspondence and language
Module 3:
Electronic and traditional correspondence
Module 4:
Visual business communication
Module 5:
Introduction to report writing
Module 6:
Report simulations
Module 7:
Proposals
Module 8:
Business plans
Module 9:
Executive summary
Module 10:
Writing for minutes

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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