Who is the course for?

  • Individuals who need help in writing emails, making presentations, and putting their thoughts into words.
  • Individuals who have jobs where writing is important.
  • Marketing professionals.
  • Entrepreneurs.
  • Sales professional.
  • People who are working in HR department.
  • Individuals who are new to the business world or have many years of business experience at any level and would like to enhance their business writing skills.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

Diploma in Business Writing is a useful qualification to possess, and would be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Economist writers.
  • Economist journalist.
  • E-book writers.
  • Business writing specialist.
  • Freelancer corporate business writer.
  • Data analyst.
  • Marketing communication specialist.
  • Business content writer.
  • Business plan writers.
  • Business consultant.


Module One: Getting Started

Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Working with Words



Creating a Cheat Sheet

Module Three: Constructing Sentences

Parts of a Sentence


Types of Sentences

Module Four: Creating Paragraphs

The Basic Parts

Organization Methods

Module Five: Writing Meeting Agendas

The Basic Structure

Choosing a Format

Writing the Agenda

Module Six: Writing E-mails

Addressing Your Message

Grammar and Acronyms

Module Seven: Writing Business Letters

The Basic Structure

Choosing a Format

Writing the Letter

Module Eight: Writing Proposals

The Basic Structure

Choosing a Format

Writing the Proposal

Module Nine: Writing Reports

The Basic Structure

Choosing a Format

Writing the Report

Module Ten: Other Types of Documents

Requests for Proposals


Executive Summaries

Business Cases

Module Eleven: Proofreading and Finishing

A Proofreading Primer

How Peer Review Can Help

Printing and Publishing

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

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Last updated June 8, 2018
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