This course is designed to significantly improve the business writing skills of individuals entering or currently in the workforce. Students will learn how to select and organize pertinent information according to purpose and audience and will practice presenting their ideas clearly, precisely, and effectively in various written formats. COM 101 begins with a brief review of grammar and proceeds to style and organization, the writing of letters, memos, e-mails, and format reports. It concludes with an introduction to the writing of longer documents such as formal reports. The focus of the course is on developing writing strategies that will make significant improvements to a participant's professional writing.