Workshop: Effective Business Writing

Course ID - CTD0708

Short Title: Business Writing

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:    All Employees
Length of Workshop:     7 hours
Prerequisite  None

Description: This writing workshop will focus on the fundamentals of writing effective communications in the form of memos, letters, proposals, manuals, e-mail, presentations, and reports. Participants will plan, organize, write and edit correspondence. They will learn to choose effective words, sentence and paragraph structure, as well as practice start-up techniques. Examples and exercises will be drawn from participants' on-the-job samples.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Plan correspondence
  • Organize their correspondence
  • Edit correspondence
  • Choose effective words, sentence, and paragraph structure
  • Describe some start-up techniques



Reference #





Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0708
Course Title: Business Writing
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.