Written Communication MicroDiploma

Credential: MicroDiploma

MicroDiplomas are intended
for students who want to
upgrade their skills or get
a comprehensive education in
a new subject.

Study the fundamentals of written communication for a business setting and improve your ability to write them in a clear and effective manner. In doing so you will work effectively, create strong business relationships and greater professional opportunities.

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About This Program

Work in any office environment – both in person and remotely – that and stand out as an effective written communicator. Through the Writing and Editing for Business course you will become just that and achieve the performance required to stand out. Study the fundamental skills of written communication, the techniques used to get your message across, the differing situations where you will have to put your ideas in writing and how to design and effective business presentation.

What will you learn:

  • Describe the main factors that affect the types and amount of communicating that an organization does.
  • Describe the four principles of document design: contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity.
  • Write direct, orderly, and favorable answers to inquiries.
  • Compose sales messages that gain attention, present persuasive appeals, use appropriate visual elements, and effectively call for action.

Master the ability to produce well-written English communication that will allow you to become a valued member of any performance-oriented team. Understand how to identify and correct the various mistakes in syntax, grammar and spelling, a skill that will set you apart from other job. Through hands-on training, you will also learn how to edit business documents using standard editing formats to ensure your written communications meet the highest of standards.

What will you learn:

  • Explain and apply the various methods of proofreading documents.
  • Understand and apply the principles of on-screen proofreading.
  • Apply common abbreviation rules.
  • Locate and correct errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement.

Program Objectives:

By taking this MicroDiploma students learn the basic and fundamental rules associated with proper written business communication. Upon completion, students will have a better understanding of writing in English in a business setting. This skill can be used towards writing reports, emails, presentations, memos and many other forms of daily correspondence commonly found in an office setting.


  • Homework – 60%
  • Knowledge Assessments – 40%
    An overall assessment of the course material, may consist of one or more exams.
Average Duration

4 weeks at 20 hours per week.


All courses are taught in English.

Global Applications

Apply your new knowledge and skills around the World.

Textbook Included

World-class textbooks are available with no extra cost.

Transfer Credits

Module credits you have completed can be put towards a MicroDiploma. Earn MicroDiploma credits to put towards a Diploma.

Program Textbooks

Business Communication textbook cover.

Business Communication: A Problem-Solving Approach

Designed to prepare students for the workplace, the text follows a unique problem-solving approach that focuses on three core concepts: clear communication, visual rhetoric, and critical thinking. Students are introduced to tasks they're likely to face on the job, such as managing customer relations and crafting company policies, then presented with the principles and tools they'll need to execute and succeed. There is a strong emphasis on written communication and grammar. Extensive samples and examples are included for students to explore. Plus, rich Canadian content and real-world scenarios are weaved throughout. 


Kathryn Rentz: A professor at the University of Cincinnati, Rentz has written several books and published several papers on business and the art of business communication. 

Build Job-ready Skills To Succeed Globally

Take advantage of an increasing job market inside and outside your country.


Job Postings

₹2.6 LPA

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Office Coordinator
Office Assistant
3.4 LPA
2.6 LPA
5.8 LPA
2.3 LPA
2.0 LPA


These statistics are from naukri.com
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.


Job Postings

₱ 205,488*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Office Coordinator
Office Assistant
366,609 Piso
205,488 Piso
429,353 Piso
187,164 Piso
179,352 Piso


These statistics are from indeed.com
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.


Job Postings

42,900 CAD*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Office Coordinator
Office Assistant
$84,660 CAD
$42,900 CAD
$46,847 CAD
$55,590 CAD
$37,000 CAD


These statistics are from indeed.com
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Writing

  • Editing

  • Proofreading

  • Grammar Skills

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Written Communication MicroDiploma


All Taxes and Fees Included

Exclusive Benefits of a Canada North College MicroDiploma

Affordability: Compared to other Canadian online and in-person colleges, we offer the same high-quality education at lower prices.

Top Learning Materials: We use the best textbooks and learning platforms available, written and recognized by industry experts.

Industry-experienced Instructors: Our faculty members come from the course industry and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques.

World-Class Skills: Canadian post-secondary education is recognized the world over for its excellence in preparing students to enter the global job market.

Cost Effective: Because we are online, there is no need to obtain a student visa or incur the financial or emotional costs associated with relocating to Canada for your studies.

Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.


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