Excellence in Business Writing

Excellence in Business Writing
This course is designed to show how best to construct a full range of business correspondence. It will ensure total understanding of the way written communication should be produced and the pitfalls that arise from sub-standard correspondence.

Course type
Regional or in-company  

Learning format
Classroom based  

Course duration
1 day  

Further development opportunities
Persuasive Presentations  

What do you get?
Certificate of Attendance  

Course overview
This course is designed to show how best to construct a full range of business correspondence. It will ensure total understanding of the way written communication should be produced and the pitfalls that arise from sub-standard correspondence. 

Who would benefit?
Managers, Assistant Managers, Office Managers/Supervisors, anyone responsible for producing business related correspondence.  

Objectives
Aware of elements and structure
Correct use of punctuation and grammar

- Proven effective techniques
The reader’s perception
The difference in writing styles and when to use them.  

Course content

- Considering your audience: what to consider and why it’s so important
Overview of different writing styles (and when to use them)
Review of different genre (e.g. e-mail, memos and letters) and how to approach them
Aspects of good style
- Use of active and passive verbs and subject-verb agreement
Sentence structure and effective paragraph writing
Focusing on clarity and consistency (including tips for avoiding ambiguity)
Dealing with spelling – some notorious words, word endings and homophones
Editing and proof reading techniques
Correct use of punctuation (including parentheses, apostrophe and quotation marks)
Writing effective press releases
Promotional writing, copywriting and writing for the digital media.


How to register
Training for this course is booked on demand. To register your interest please contact Paige Godsell at [email protected] or call 02476 854980.
Where
England

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