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Effective Business Writing Course

4 sessions available starting from $435.00

Subject: Business Writing

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

Effective communication is the key to success in any business. Today’s competitive business environment demands that your letters, memos, reports and other business correspondence be professional and effective.

This course presents information that you need to succeed whether you are sending an email, a formal fifty-page proposal or a report. Support material provides effective tools and guidelines for producing clear, concise and persuasive prose.

Duration:

1 Day

Audience:

Equally useful to executives and support staff, it shows how to:
- write clearly and succinctly and with impact
- rid writing of jargon
- organise material effectively
- avoid errors in spelling, grammar and usage
- enhance document presentation

Prerequisites:

There are no particular requirements...

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Effective communication is the key to success in any business. Today’s competitive business environment demands that your letters, memos, reports and other business correspondence be professional and effective.

This course presents information that you need to succeed whether you are sending an email, a formal fifty-page proposal or a report. Support material provides effective tools and guidelines for producing clear, concise and persuasive prose.

Duration:

1 Day

Audience:

Equally useful to executives and support staff, it shows how to:
- write clearly and succinctly and with impact
- rid writing of jargon
- organise material effectively
- avoid errors in spelling, grammar and usage
- enhance document presentation

Prerequisites:

There are no particular requirements for this course.

Course Content:

Why Write

• Document mediums - letters, memos, emails, and general reports
• Reasons for writing
• Message and purpose
• Understanding the Message
• Good news and bad news
• Letters of complaint
• Responses to complaints
• Letters to inform or to persuade

Planning & Writing a First Draft

• Defining the purpose
• Identifying the audience
• Understanding the context
• Format
• Supporting evidence
• Constructing a framework
• Mapping

Principles of Communication

• Voice and tone
• Modern business language
• Structure
• Evidence
• Write to express, not to impress

Effective Writing

• The four C's of writing
• Effective sentences and paragraphs
• Use of punctuation and grammar
• Singular or plural
• Making words agree
• Using modifiers
• Guidelines for effective writing

Voice

• Active and passive voice in writing

Sentences and Paragraphs

• Sentences
• Simple
• Compound
• Complex
• Using paragraphs
• Readability index

Layout and Design

• Sample layouts of various document mediums
• Writing business letters
• Writing to inform
• Writing to persuade
• Writing to deliver good news
• Writing to deliver bad news
• Letters of complaint
• Responding to a complaint
• Email etiquette

Guidelines to proofing

• General tips in proofing and editing

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Choose from 4 available sessions:

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 8/40 Creek St
    Brisbane, QLD 4000

Price: $435.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 8/40 Creek St
    Brisbane, QLD 4000

Price: $435.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 8/40 Creek St
    Brisbane, QLD 4000

Price: $435.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 8/40 Creek St
    Brisbane, QLD 4000

Price: $435.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions



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