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Course Title: The Grammar and Proofreading Course
Author: Pam Helling
Provider: American Management Association
Price: $79.95
CEU Credits: 1
Level: Fundamental
Field Of Study: N/A
Prerequisites: None
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Here are positive, practical methods for improving your professional writing style. It focuses on the how to keys to writing-from putting the first words on paper to the final polishing and proofreading.

You'll learn how to:

  • Identify the key components of any well-written business document
  • Recognize and correct run-on sentences
  • Proofread your writing for clarity of meaning
  • Overcome the two common writing problems that waste time and money
  • Procrastination and impulsive writing
  • Cut excess words and phrase; from your writing
  • Use transitional words and phrases

Course Objective:

Understand how to employ writing and editing techniques to strengthen professional writing style. Identify the key components of a well-written document.

About This Course:

As one course among many offered in our curriculum, The Grammar and Proofreading Course has been designed specifically for the practicing manager and the future manager. It provides private, self-paced, individualized study; learning and self-evaluation through in-text exercises. Paralleling a business school course of study, our curriculum makes available a stable, inclusive, and continuing transmittal of practices and perspectives to those working managers who, on their own time and at their own pace, want to continue their education.

Pam Helling, director of Pam Helling Associates, brings both academic and business experience to the topic of grammar and proofreading for professionals. Ms. Helling earned her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Wales and her master's degree (also in English) from the University of London, England. In addition to her experience in the field of book editing and writing for newspapers, her background as a college English instructor continues to provide her with the opportunity to develop and present a variety of effective, user-sensitive communications curricula.

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