Course Description


Excellent writing skills are vital to leaders for communicating ideas, implementing them effectively, and achieving results. In this course, students will enhance their leadership abilities by learning skills such as how to write actionable communication, write for a variety of purposes and audiences, write clearly and concisely, and implement an effective writing process. 

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, learners will be better able to:

  • Describe the significance of writing skills for leaders;
  • Identify types of documents leaders often write;
  • Select mediums appropriate for messages;
  • Use an effective writing process;
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of editing their own work and the work of others;
  • Improve their ability to write:
    • With concision and clarity;
    • At an appropriate level of detail;
    • For various purposes;
    • In appropriate tone and level of formality;
    • For multiple audiences; and
    • In plain language.


Fluency in written and spoken English is recommended

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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