Effective Business Writing

In this quick course, you will learn the key principles to make your writing  cleaner, simpler, easier to read, and so much more enjoyable to look at. This is a non-technical course that will help everyone improve their writing.

Course objectives

The goal of this course is to teach you the core principles to help you improve all of your business communications. Your emails, memos, PowerPoints, etc. will dramatically improve after this course. This is a non-technical course that is meant to be taken in tandem with our Grammar Bootcamp (a technical course).

At completion, you’ll have the tools to improve all of your business writings.

Some key things you’ll learn:

  • Most common grammar mistakes
  • 8 ways to immediately improve your business writing
  • Online tools to help your writing
  • Ways to improve the presentation and readability of your writing

Additional Info

Format: 3-6 minute videos, quizzes, and a final exam

CPEs: 2.0

Field of study: Communications and Marketing

Prerequisites: None! Although we highly recommend taking the Grammar Bootcamp as a supplement to this course.

Kelsey Murphy

Kelsey is Wisdify’s expert content developer. Taking feedback from our students, Kelsey creates extremely relevant blog posts and leads the development of Wisdify’s other free resources.

Prior to Wisdify, Kelsey worked as a business technology strategy consultant for Forrester, a global research and advisory firm. While there, she acted as project manager for numerous research-based consulting projects.

Kelsey earned a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College.

Madison Bess

Madison oversees the social media strategy at Wisdify and makes sure we stay closely connected with our students, receive their feedback, and provide our students with valuable information.

Prior to Wisdify, Madison successfully ran the social media accounts for multiple companies. She also found time to start her own personal training company (which she still runs).

Madison earned a BA in English from Brigham Young University.

Maryn Coughran

Maryn is a co-founder and leads the marketing and outreach efforts at Wisdify. She ensures we are connecting with our customers, hearing their feedback, and then implementing their suggestions.

Prior to Wisdify, Maryn co-founded (along with Nate) BostonExcel, a Microsoft Excel training company that worked with dozens of companies in virtually every industry. Maryn’s clients included numerous Fortune 1000 companies, prestigious universities, startups and everything in between. She also happened to write and illustrate a children’s book. Let’s just say she’s a woman of many talents.

Maryn earned a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.

Nate Coughran

Nate is a co-founder and the leads course and curriculum development. He also happens to be the beautiful, energetic voice behind many videos.

Prior to Wisdify, Nate worked in real estate finance at two publicly-traded real estate investment firms and as an auditor for Ernst & Young. In his spare time, he co-founded (along with Maryn) BostonExcel, a Microsoft Excel training company that worked with dozens of companies in virtually every industry.

Nate earned an MS in Finance & Accounting from Boston College and a BS in Business Management from Brigham Young University–Idaho. Nate is a CPA but he will not do your taxes.

The Buckaroos

Gwyn, Jack, and Kate are the adorable tow-heads that lead up Wisdify’s campaigns on cuteness, energy, and sleep-deprivation.