KVCC ENG219 Professional Writing

Business and Professional Writing examines and applies the principles, methods, and forms needed to produce clear and effective business correspondence as it relates to commerce and public relations. Focus is on creating documents that can promote smooth business operations such as letters, memos, emails, and formal reports. Additionally, the course provides specific instruction on writing resume and job application letters. This course builds upon writing and grammar skills while also emphasizing the responsibility of the writer to thoroughly understand the information being communicated, to organize that information effectively, and to present the information in a format, tone, and style appropriate to a specific audience.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Quality Assurance Report -- Subject Matter Expert Report
Kennebec Valley Community College
Funding Source:
Business, professional, writing, correspondance, public relations, reports, grammar

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Advisory Committee
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Computer Systems Design and Related Services (5415)
Management Occupations -- Computer and Information Systems Managers (11-3021)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
KVCC ENG219 Professional Writing English 219 Business and Professional Writing 35% enhanced with grant funding


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