Professional Business Writing

Professional Business Writing

Save time, communicate clearly and write with confidence

This online course is ideal for: Anyone who wants to write and edit in business with more confidence and clarity.

You will:
Learn the 11 golden rules of business writing
Explore the business writing DOs and DON’Ts
Get templates to improve your documents
Work smarter with practical tips and exercises
Transform your workplace writing!

“I think everyone should do this course, especially those who are client facing – company reputation depends on it.”
- Lisa Davias






At your own pace

Overview of this course

This valuable online self-paced course takes you step-by-step through the stages of preparing business documents – with tips to help you write better and faster. Presented in a fun and accessible way, it shows you have to become more efficient at writing everything from correspondence to reports and to be able to communicate in a way that is easily understood by your target audience.

Practical and proven

Using AWC’s proven methodology, you will equip yourself with new writing skills that will last you a lifetime. You’ll discover the exact framework you should follow to structure your message clearly. And you’ll take the guesswork out of your writing.

During the course, you'll cover:

  • How to plan and tailor your writing to your audience.
  • The 11 golden rules of good business writing.
  • Common writing mistakes (and how to avoid them).
  • Grammar and punctuation essentials.
  • The rules of effective and persuasive writing.
  • Revising and editing to enhance readability.
  • Presentation and why it’s important.

And much more.

What’s included in your online course?

  • 8 modules + 1 bonus module
  • 2.5 hours of content – access anytime at your own pace
  • 9 video lessons plus 2 supporting handouts

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“It's a must for everyone – even just as a refresher on writing basics, it reminded me to do simple things that make a huge difference."

– Lauren Bolton

How our “self-paced courses” work

Professional Business Writing is one of AWC’s 20+ “self-paced” online courses. But what does that mean? Allow us to explain:


By the end of this course, you will have:

KNOWLEDGE: Thanks to our step-by-step guide to business writing.
CONFIDENCE: You’ll be able to write with confidence and have the skills to write clearly and concisely.
By knowing the process, you’ll write much easier and quicker.
SKILLS FOR LIFE: These skills are transferable to any job that you have now or in the future.
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This course also includes bonus access to the online version of our fantastic ready-reference Australian Business Style Guide (valued at $49) – the reference point for settling your style and grammar questions – and created specifically for Australian workplaces.


Q: I already have fairly good writing skills. WIll I learn anything new?
A: This course is designed as a useful “refresher” for those who are already fluent and confident in written and spoken English – as well as a learning tool for those that seek to fill in the gaps. In particular, you’ll learn how to apply the principles to your own documents – making it relevant for anyone looking to get an edge.

Q: What kind of role does this course suit?
A: The skills taught in this course aren’t job specific – they’re fundamentals that can be applied to creating various documents, that anyone from management to front desk might need to produce in their role. They’re also skills that you will last a lifetime.

Q: Who created this course?
A: Our Professional Business Writing online course has been created by Australian Writers’ Centre CEO, Valerie Khoo – who also narrates each lesson. As you work your way through the course, you’ll also meet Paul – who introduces each section on screen.

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Fresh learning is available right now. Transform your business writing by purchasing this self-paced course today!

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