FOLLOWED BY 1:1 COACHING (45mins per participant)
Why this course?
Business writing is an essential skill for everyone in business. Your writing expertise is often the first impression people may have of you. Whether it’s creating effective presentations, writing reports, appraisals or effective emails you’ll need to develop an adept written communication style. This business writing training course will teach you drafting, editing and proofreading techniques to get your message across in a concise professional manner. You will gain an understanding of how written messages are absorbed depending on the medium used and will learn to think, review and revise.
What’s the outcome?
By the end of this training you will know the importance of preparation for every writing task, you will know how to draft more speedily, use a plain-language style designed for screen readers and how to edit and proofread to achieve clarity, concision and correctness. You will know how to avoid emailing pitfalls.
What’s in this Business Writing Training Course?
Understanding Business Writing
Understanding the struggle for short, simple and human business writing.
Pre-writing & Drafting
Explaining Triple A: Knowing your Aim, Audience and Approach. Practical technique for dealing with writer’s block.
Editing using Screen-Style
Using concise, plain-language style designed for screen readers.
Reviewing grammar, spelling, punctuation and word use.
Practicing Email Etiquette
Being considerate of readers and knowing how to behave.