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The idea is to get your message across with less effort and greater impact. Participants of this workshop will benefit by: 1. being able to communicate more effectively 2. dramatically saving time by knowing how to write effectively

  • Course Start Date: Dec. 1
  • Location: Toronto (Map)
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Note on end times)
  • Please Note: End Times are approximate and depend
    on the number or students and pace of the class.
    It is important to allow for the class to run a little bit longer,
    or finish a little sooner, than expected.
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Delivery Method(s):Instructor Led
  • Mentored training is a revolutionary training method
    that provides you with the quality training that
    you have come to expect, and combines it with
    flexible learning and a self paced environment.
    For more information click here.
  • Seats Available:Please call to get on waiting list
  • Category:Business Writing Skills Training

Course Outline
The idea is to get your message across with less effort and greater impact.  Participants of this workshop will benefit by:
1.   being able to communicate more effectively
2.   dramatically saving time by knowing how to write effectively

To identify and practice the strategies and techniques to sharpen business writing skills including: 
€¢ memos
€¢ letters
€¢ E-mails

€¢ Instructor presentation
€¢ Full-group discussions
€¢ Question & answer
€¢ Individual writing exercises
€¢ Practice writing     
€¢ Re-writing

NOTE: Participants will be asked to bring three examples of their letters, memos e-mails, etc.

Workshop Content
Writing With  Power
€¢Identifying effective writing?
€¢Following the ten C's of effective writing
€¢Overcoming writer's block

Planning Before You Write
€¢Getting to the heart of what you want to say 
€¢Visualizing the reader
€¢Brainstorming in writing

Organizing Your Information
€¢Identifying your purpose
€¢Getting all the facts
€¢Developing the structure
€¢Positioning ideas for impact

Developing Your Style And Format
€¢ Removing excessive words and phrases
€¢ Using simple, easy to understand language
€¢ Focusing on the reader
€¢ Writing formally VS informally
€¢ Establishing an appropriate tone
€¢ Using a dynamic VS passive approach
€¢ Taking a positive approach
€¢ Using specific concrete language
€¢ Being courteous and building goodwill
€¢ Being results oriented
€¢ Keeping up with trends in writing
€¢ Using non-sexist language
€¢ Forming paragraphs
€¢ Correcting punctuation, grammar, syntax
€¢ Using powerful words
€¢ Recognizing the importance of white space

Good Writing Is Re-Writing
€¢ Proofreading
€¢ Editing
€¢ Using symbols that speed your process
€¢ Re-writing

Action Planning To Increase Effectiveness
€¢ Using writing aids
€¢ Using the editor's checklist

Value Added Option: Participants at each training workshop are encouraged to send an email within three months following the workshop and expect a personal reply to assist with their learning experience
Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

Certificate of completion

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations with less than four weeks' notice are subject to the full fee. Participant substitutions can be made at any time.
Map & Reviews
Job Design Concepts Inc.
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Madison Centre
4950 Yonge Street
Suite 802, 8th Floor

Toronto, ON
Canada   M2N 6K1

In overall it was a very good, informative course with a lot of interactions.
Reviewed by 2013


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