Business Writing

Soft Skills
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Delivery Type (Must Select One)
  Instructor-Led
  Online Live Instructor-Led
  Online OnDemand
Quantity
If quantity is more than 1, Please add all Attendees' Names /Voucher #/ Learning Credit below separated with a comma. If not specified, we will contact you prior to the class start date. Special Instructions

Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it"s one that many people struggle with. Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important is the business world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving you that extra edge in the workplace.

The Business Writing workshop will give your participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common business documents. These basic skills will provide your participants with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.

 

Business Writing Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
Module Two: Working with Words
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Creating a Cheat Sheet
Module Three: Constructing Sentences
  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Punctuation
  • Types of Sentences
Module Four: Creating Paragraphs
  • The Basic Parts
  • Organization Methods
Module Five: Writing Meeting Agendas
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Agenda
Module Six: Writing E-mails
  • Addressing Your Message
  • Grammar and Acronyms
Module Seven: Writing Business Letters
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Letter
Module Eight: Writing Proposals
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Proposal
Module Nine: Writing Reports
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Report
Module Ten: Other Types of Documents
  • Requests for Proposals
  • Projections
  • Executive Summaries
  • Business Cases
Module Eleven: Proofreading and Finishing
  • A Proofreading Primer
  • How Peer Review Can Help
  • Printing and Publishing
Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
 
No prior experience is needed. 

You may cancel this class 10 or more business days prior to the start date of the class for a full refund. No shows or cancellations made within 10 days will forfeit all fees paid. Online OnDemand can not be cancelled once the access key was generated and sent to the client.