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Writing for a Professional Audience
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Date: Tuesdays
Jan. 28 - March 18
Time: 5:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Location: University of Montana campus
James E. Todd Building
Hours of
Course Fee: $265
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Course Description:

This course is intended to help participants develop fluency in business communications. We will begin the 8-session course by practicing strategies for developing argument and communicating with an audience. In the second half of the course, we will explore successful approaches to specific types of business writing, including email, executive summaries, press releases, and social media publicity.

  • Participation in written debate
  • Showing that your argument matters
  • Quoting and summarizing
  • Supporting your argument with counterargument
  • Writing for a digital world:  email, blogs and web pages
  • Press releases
  • Executive summaries and abstracts
  • Getting your message out with social media

About the Instructor: Nathalie Wolfram

Nathalie Wolfram is an adjunct assistant professor in the Davidson Honors College at the University of Montana and a tutor at the UM Writing Center. She received her Ph.D. in English from Yale University.

  • School of Extended & Lifelong Learning
  • The University of Montana
  • 32 Campus Drive
  • Missoula, MT  59812
  • Phone: (406) 243-2900
  • Fax: (406) 243-2047
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