Course Description

This online certificate is designed for the adult professional seeking to enhance their writing style, format and grammar in the business environment. The student will learn to communicate clearly and concisely from a curriculum designed to teach persuasive and critical writing in the workplace.

These courses should take about 10-20 hours to complete. Students will have access to the certificate program for 60 days, beginning on the day they receive their access email to the program.

Students will receive instruction on crafting some of the most common business communication formats including memos, reports, brochures, presentations and much more! Key topics include, but are not limited to: outlining techniques, unnecessary phrases and proper email use for organizational settings

Courses  included in this package:

  • Effective Business Writing (.5 CEU credit)
  • Effective presentations (.5 CEU credit)

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Business Communication CE Course Package
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Tuition non-credit $250.00
Section Notes

Please note that the program schedule dates printed on your receipt are incorrect. The dates printed are for accounting purposes and reflect our fiscal year. Your course begins when you receive the program access email from Duke Continuing Studies and ends two months later. These dates will be printed in your access email. Please note that the portal in which you enrolled through Duke Continuing Studies is NOT the same portal for the online program. There is a separate log in issued for the program portal.

Within 5 business days after enrollment, you will receive the access email which will contain the URL for the program portal, your username, and a temporary password.  Please note that this email occasionally gets caught in the spam or junk filter / folder, so please keep a lookout for it there. Receipt of that email (i.e., when it appears either in your inbox OR spam/junk folder) begins the time period for your course access.  Your deadline date is noted in bold in the access email. Please note that we do not offer extensions for this program, and there are no refunds for online courses.

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