Course Detail: P_BUSWRIT2 - Business Writing: Refresh the Basic Rules

(ATTENTION: Please note this course is run in-person on the USM Portland Campus).

When you are writing letters, memos, reports, and e-mail messages, does a little voice nag you about not being able to remember many of the writing rules you learned in school? Should you capitalize "board of directors"? Does a comma go inside or outside the quotation marks? What is the difference between "it's" and "its"? Brush up on common areas of confusion in grammar and punctuation.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to avoid common grammar traps
  • How to use commas and semicolons with confidence
  • How to apply tips for productive proofreading

Who Should Attend?

Anyone that wants to gain renewed confidence and increased efficiency in writing.

The University of Southern Maine is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

The registration fee includes all materials, and a one day parking pass.

For more information:

 Session Information: PP1024BUSWRIT (13 seats (87%) remaining)

Schedule: In Person, One day, Friday, 10/18/23.
Times: 08:30am-03:30pm EDT
Registration Fee : $350.00


Name Additional Resources
Elizabeth Dodge

Facility Detail

Abromson Center, Room 213
88 Bedford St
Portland, ME 04101