Effective Communication Skills

Financial Business Writing (Updated)

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of financial business writing. This includes a discussion of methods to determine the appropriate level of content, ways to effectively organize data and heighten awareness of key facts, as well as techniques to edit your writing to achieve high quality. This course is organized into sections relating to the document level, paragraph level, sentence level, and word level.



Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Determine the appropriate level of content for financial business writing
  • Identify ways to organize data to focus readers
  • Identify methods to enhance importance of facts to address readers' concerns
  • Recognize ways of editing writing to achieve high quality

Content Partner:

SmartPros Ltd.

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
of its professional markets.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None

Speaker / Author:

Philip Vassallo, Ed.D. has developed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs for a wide range of managerial, administrative, and technical professionals in corporate, government, and academic environments. He has also taught writing and presentation skills on the graduate and undergraduate university levels, most recently for the Beijing International MBA program at Peking University.

He has served as an essay and speech evaluator for the Educational Testing Service on standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Examination, College Level Examination Placement, Graduate Management Admissions Test, and the Test of Spoken English. He also has provided writing coaching and assessment services for numerous corporate employees.

Dr. Vassallo is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, on writing efficiently; The Art of On-the-Job Writing, on work-related writing; The Art of E-Mail Writing, on business e-mail; The Inwardness of the Outward Gaze, on philosophy and teaching; and The Choice Movement and Educational Equity, on education. He also writes Words on the Line, a column and a blog on effective writing. He has contributed to many literary and educational publications, and to books by McGraw-Hill, St. Martin’s Press, and Simon & Schuster. Ten of his plays have been staged in New York and elsewhere, and he has won or been a finalist in several state and national playwriting competitions.

Dr. Vassallo holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Baruch College, a master’s in education from Lehman College, and a doctorate in educational theory from Rutgers University. He is a past president of the New Jersey College English Association.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $49.90

Details

Course Code : 99VAS22

Release Date : 05/28/2019
Expire Date : 05/28/2021
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 1hr 40min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Communications & Marketing
Theme : Effective Communication Skills

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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