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Improving Written Communication Skills for CPAs (Course Id 1896)

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Author : Colten Christensen, Author
Course Length : Pages: 25 ||| Review Questions: 6 ||| Final Exam Questions: 10
CPE Credits : 2.0
IRS Credits : 0
Price : $17.95
Passing Score : 70%
Course Type: NASBA QAS - Text - Technical - NASBA Registry
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Management Services - Management Services for Course Id 1896

Description :

The responsibility of a CPAs is to provide professional services for their clients. The majority of these services require the practitioner to produce documents and other written works for a variety of reasons. Improving Writing Skills for CPAs is a course that will provide both an overview and guidance for improving writing skills. This course will illustrate the problems some practice owners and practitioners have with poor writing and provide suggestions for improving their written communication methods.

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Release : 2021
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : None.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
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Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : QAS Self Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 20-Apr-2023
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
Approved Audience :

NASBA QAS - Text - Technical - NASBA Registry - 1896

Keywords : Management Services, Improving, Written, Communication, Skills, CPAs, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Recognize at least four barriers to communication.
  • List the problems with poor writing and the four points of good writing.
  • Describe the importance of using correct spelling and grammar and proof-reading all written communications.
  • Select the correct tone for project written communications.
Course Contents :

Chapter 1 - Improving Written Communication Skills for CPAs

Course Learning Objectives


Communications Management

Communications Management Processes


Communication Methods

Types of Project Writing

Accurate and Correct Writing

Problem with Poor Writing

Error Example


Incorrect Words

Communication Barriers

Good Writing

Additional Writing Skills

Making Documents Shorter

Using Fewer Words Example

Writing Techniques

Writing Technique Exercise

How to Start Writing

Proof Reading

Correcting Spelling and Grammar

Never Use Texting Conventions

Common Writing Errors to Avoid

Additional Grammar Rules

Writing Tone

What Determines Tone?

Selecting the Correct Tone

Writing Tone Exercise

Communication Tools

Word Processor

Spreadsheet Software

Presentation Software


Benefits of Using Email

Issues with Email

Text Messaging

Text Message Issues

Creating a Feedback Loop


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