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Course Business Writing Skills
  • Public Scheduled Price£255 +VAT
  • Course Duration1 Day
  • Course Options
    Public Scheduled
    Public Scheduled
    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
    Private
    Private
    Flexible content, flexible date, flexible location, variable length, private to your organisation - Courses can be held at one of our training venues or at another location convenient to you. Training can be set over a number of days or weeks to allow for practice time between training sessions.
    Bespoke
    Bespoke
    Bespoke private training can be based on an existing course or a number of lessons taken from several courses, we can also write bespoke courses for you based on your in-house systems or development program.
Overview
Success in today's organisation is closely related to the ability to communicate ideas and messages effectively and succinctly. Poorly written documents can have disastrous results for your organisation and waste valuable time and resources.
Prerequisites
    • No previous knowledge is required.
Objectives
    • Demonstrate the necessary skills to communicate ideas in a clear, concise and effective way. The course is highly interactive.
What's included
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
Course Content
    • Introduction
      Why do we need good writing skills?
      What's in it for me?
    • Setting the Objective
      Why set an objective?
      Setting the objective
      Write the right document
    • Discover your Audience
      Demographics
      Attitudes, values and interests
      Situation
      Gathering the information
    • Using Plain English
      General approach
      Use everyday English
      Be politically correct
      Explain new ideas clearly
      Phrasing and sentences
      Word, sentence & paragraph lengths
      Vocabulary and spelling
      Abbreviations and Punctuation
    • The Structure - Reports
      Research reports
      Information only reports
    • The Structure - Proposals
      The structure
      Position, problem, possibilities, proposal
      The psychology of persuasion
    • Basic Writing Skills

    • How to Make Notes
      Brainstorming
      Mind maps
    • The Pyramind Principle
      Introductions
      Structuring documents
      Working with the brain
    • Outlining
      Outline format rules
    • Making it Look Readable
      Spacing
      Margins
      Headings

 

 

 

 

 

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