Business Writing — A 2 day course

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Synopsis

Do you want to create a fantastic first impression with your written communications?

Are you worried that your writing may come across as bureaucratic, too formal or difficult to understand?

Do you want to be able to confidently create business emails or letters?

The correspondence we produce is an important part of our image, both as an individual and as an organisation. Our image will suffer if documents are carelessly written or do not support the impression we wish to create.

This course will give you confidence in the accuracy and completeness of your written communications, and allow you to make the right impression.

Objectives

On completion of this training course, delegates will be able to:

Contents

Establish personal objectives for the course

What should business correspondence look like and contain?

Improving sample correspondence

Writing in plain language and the Plain English Campaign

The 4-block structure

Understanding grammar and practising spelling

Using pyramid thinking to create logical flow

Eliminating business clichés

Active and passive construction

Setting the appropriate tone

Completion of a personal action plan

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 31 January 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £845 (+VAT)

Manchester — £845 (+VAT)

Suitable For

This course will benefit anyone who has to write formal and informal business documents and correspondence.

Prerequisites

Please bring examples of business writing with you to this workshop (providing there are no confidentiality issues involved).