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Effective communication when seeking a job and on the job…

ENG 209: Business Writing – Training and Experience in Effective Communication

Summer 2 (online – $0 textbook-cost course)

This course is designed to offer students training and experience in business communication forms, including resumes, letters, emails, presentations, and reports.

By the end of this course, students will have experience in creating and analyzing resumes and cover letters; email, letters, and memos; and presentations such as meeting reports, web conference, and appropriate client interaction. Students will also work on evaluating job offerings and job boards from the positions of both a job-seeker and a hiring professional.

Students will have opportunities to tailor the course projects to their own fields of interest within business, including areas such as accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, human resources, management, international business, and marketing.

NO ADDITIONAL TEXTBOOK COST. Course materials will be free and accessible online.

Fulfills the general education requirement: NI

About the Instructor
LynleyShimat Lys has several decades of experience working in the non-profit and for-profit sectors, including working abroad for international businesses. Ms. Lys has managerial training and experience, has worked as an independent consultant, and has served as a resume and job search coach. Other experience includes entrepreneurship, human resources, and publicity and marketing.

For inquiries about the course, email: or call (347) 813-7693.

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 20 – June 28, 2019
  • Summer 2
    July 1 – August 9, 2019
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 20 – August 9, 2019

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 12
    UHM Continuing
    March 13
    New or Visiting
    March 19

Questions? Contact Us

UHM Outreach College

Sinclair Library 310

2425 Campus Road

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7221