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English Language Institute

Business And Professional Writing

Trainees will polish their business and professional writing skills through intensive writing practice and feedback in a small group workshop setting. Instruction focuses on effective organization, improved editing techniques, and appropriate tones and formats for business communication. Word choice, style, idioms, and grammar are dealt with in the context of job-related writing samples to ensure that learning is focused, specific, and goal-oriented.

Trainees will produce effective documents and expand approaches to the writing process by drafting, revising and proofreading. Trainees are encouraged to bring in job, industry specific, or career- related materials to customize their participation to match their own needs.

We offer this course at our New York City, Midtown, and Westchester locations. The Business and Professional Writing class will consist of seven meetings on Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

You Will Learn To

  • Enhance writing skills designed to suit your specific professional writing needs, such as e-mails, memos, letters, proposals, press releases, reports, and executive summaries
  • Clearly and concisely communicate ideas in an organized written manner
  • Develop an appropriate writing style, proper tone, format and level of formality for various audiences for professional writing
  • Enhance your level of accuracy in grammar, punctuation, word usage and other rules of mechanics in proper business writing
  • Develop effective techniques to edit, proofread and revise professional written works
  • Attain proper transitional words and phrases to segue to different ideas and themes

2017 Fall II Course Schedule

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street
New York, NY

October 24 - December 05, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuition: $500
Class Status: OPEN

Option 2

Pace University White Plains
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY

October 24 - December 05, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Tuition: $500
Class Status: OPEN


Please contact Brian Hickey or Leah Braithwaite at (212) 346-1841 or