Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Business Writing as a Young Professional

Missouri Training Institute
Professional EDGE
Thursday, April 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:40am
15 Cornell Hall
Business Attire: 
EDGE Points: 
EDGE Competency: 
Learning Agility

Composing clear, accurate, and concise messages in a business-like manner is key to effective relationships and communication in the workplace.  This workshop is designed to help you become a more precise, skilled business writer.  The session will introduce you to the business writing style and how it differs from your academic experiences.  It will also examine how tone impacts your reader’s perception of you and your message and will focus on strategies to keep your communication simple, concise, and specific.


  • Casual attire is the minimum dress requirement for attendance at this event. View a description of this attire.
  • 100 minutes is the expected time commitment for successful completion.
  • 20 EDGE points earned for successful completion.
  • Learning Agility Competency/ies addressed in this professional development experience.
  • The PROFESSIONAL EDGE office is the organizer for this event. Event check-in, timeline for processing PDP points and other event details will be as outlined in the Professional Edge Programming Syllabus.

This session takes students beyond the foundational knowledge gained in the BA course series (BA 1500, BA 2500, BA 3500) and helps students prepare for BA 4500 internship course opportunities and the professional world beyond.