Elearning Online Training Courses

Professional Business Writing Course

 
 
 

TARGET AUDIENCE & PURPOSE

For those who must write as part of their job, being able to write well is a real career boost. Learn how to capture your thoughts on paper so they are strong and persuasive, but at the same time clear, concise, complete, and correct.

OBJECTIVES

 

This session will help teach participants how :

  • Use the five C’s of writing
  • Ensure their writing meets basic grammatical standards, including word agreement, sentence construction, proper spelling, and punctuation
  • Differentiate between the active and passive voice
  • Write business letters, reports, memos, and e-mails
  • Have a better grasp of the basics of writing—that is, better appreciate the grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure required for writing correctly.
  • Practice the ability to write concisely and clearly, so that the reader will grasp quickly the message of the written material.
  • Learn the process of gathering material, putting it in a format that addresses the points under discussion, and bringing closure to the situation, through recommendations or next steps.
  • Develop a writing style in keeping with that used by experienced writers



We can think about writing either as a process or as a product, the finished piece of writing.  If we can think of it as a process, then by changing the way we go about writing, we can change the finished product.  While participants will still be aiming to turn out a good product, their sense of satisfaction will arise partly from a greater appreciation of the process by which they get there. This two-day session will concentrate on the nitty-gritty details that writers have to contend with, and give them some practical advice on making the job less difficult. They will also have opportunity to discuss their writing problems and share solutions with others in the session.