Welcome to the "Effective Writing Skills" video course meant to help learners transform their business writing into professional, accurate, and meaningful correspondence. This course, which comprises eighteen video lessons, provides key information targeting specific elements of writing and methodically walks learners through the process of enhancing their writing skills. It covers everything from parts of speech and grammar to punctuation and spelling to the construction of sentences and paragraphs. In addition, this course explains how to improve readability, eliminate common word usage errors, and distinguish between words that are commonly confused. Ultimately, learners will be able to write business letters, reports, proposals, and even simple emails that are thoughtfully and professionally crafted to help them achieve their goals. This program is valid for one PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and one hour of recertification credit through the HR Certification Institute. Please be sure to note the program ID number in your online recertification file.