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Business Writing: Writing News and Press Releases


Adult Classes / Business Communication -
UGotClass: Spring 2023

This is the last of the three courses that make up the Business Writing Certificate Program.

Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace. Getting the word out is an essential activity for every organization. Acquire the skills good journalists have and learn how to craft a news story, press release or publicity notice that will get attention.

This class can be taken individually, or together with the other two classes for the certificate. If you pay for all three classes at once, there is a $90.00 discount at checkout. 

The other courses in this program areStandard Principles  and  Effective Copywriting

To progress through this course you will:
  • Read the print readings.
  • Have the option of reading the online readings.
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides.
  • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned.
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants.
  • The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

Discussion:

  • The discussion for each unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
  • Your instructor will log into the discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
  • We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
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UGCBW03
Virtual Class
Sun-Sat, Apr 3 - Apr 28
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Min Age   18 yr.

Price: $ 195 00