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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 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

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

Methodology
€¢ 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
Pre-Requisites

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.
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Reviews
 
no comment-the course was excellent
Reviewed by 2016
In overall it was a very good, informative course with a lot of interactions.
Reviewed by 2013
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