Writing – whether it’s appraisals, reports, emails or notes – is an essential skill for everyone in business, regardless of level.
FOLLOWED BY 1:1 COACHING (45mins per participant)
Why this course?
To give you a business writing style that gets your message across quickly and clearly. To understand how written messages are absorbed depending on the medium used and 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.
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.