- Business Writing Skills Training
- Business Writing That Works: Plan and Create High Quality Documents
Instructor-Led, Hands-On Business Writing That Works Training
- Course Outline
Business Writing That Works: Plan and Create High Quality Documents
| | ID: SSBWW0 | Course Length: 2|Module 0: Course Details|
- Duration: 2 Days
- Understand the Rules of Writing Etiquette and How To Apply Them.
- Follow Guidelines To Help You Revise, Proofread and Finalize Your Documents with Ease.
- Prerequisites: Basic Writing Skills
- Understand the Characteristics of a Well Written Business Document.
- Understand the Steps of the Writing Process and How To Work Through Them.
- Recognize Writing Styles That Are Appropriate for the Workplace.
- Learn How To Use Effective Planning Tools.
- Learn Techniques for Dealing with Writer's Block.
- Write Strong Beginnings and Endings with Skill and Confidence.
- Troubleshoot a Document's Organization and Flow.|Module 1: Introduction|
- The Written Word
- Course Learning Objectives
- Personal and Group Learning Objectives|Module 2: Fundamentals Of Business Writing|
- A Glance At Writing Styles
- The Path To Clarity and the Elimination of Ambiguity
- Guidelines for Writing Clearly
- Wording: Tone and Style
- Wording: Linking and Transitions
- The Active and the Passive Voice
- Exercise: Writing for Clarity
- Using Sources
- Cites and Styles of Documentation|Module 3: How To Write Correctly|
- Common On Rules of Good Grammar
- Using Parallel Structure
- Exercise: Parallel Structure
- Common Business Writing Errors
- Exercise: Rules of Grammar|Module 4: The Writing Process|
- The Six Steps of the Writing Process
- A Word About Writer's Block
- Editing and Revising
- Finalizing a Document
- Determining Purpose, Audience and Scope
- Gathering Supporting Information
- The Rules of Evidence
- Planning and Organizing
- Creating An Outline
- Planning Tools: Brainstorming and Mind Maps
- Exercise: Using Planning Tools
- Writing a Draft|Module 5: The Nuts And Bolts|
- Linking Ideas with Logic
- Exercise: Paragraph Analysis
- Strategies for Correcting Errors in Organization and Flow
- How Transitions Work
- Transitional Devices
- Signs of Poor Transitions
- Exercise: Transitions
- Beginnings and Endings
- Exercise: Beginnings and Endings
- Guidelines for Writing a Strong Paragraph
- Troubleshooting Paragraphs|Module 6: The Unsaid - The Unwritten|
- The Art of Being Polite, Political and Diplomatic
- What Is Gender-sensitive Language
- Guidelines for Writing Etiquette|Module 7: Putting It All Together|
- Using Headings and Sub-headings
- Exercise: Headings and Sub-headings
- Formatting Techniques
- Using Numbered and Bulleted Lists
- Using Images in Text
- Using Tables and Graphs|Module 8: Preparing For Print|
- The Difference Between Editing and Proofreading
- What To Look for When Editing and Revising
- Exercise: Stylistic Errors
- Guidelines for Proofreading a Document
- Five Steps To Finalizing a Document|Module 9: Pre-assignment Review|
- Editing, Proofreading and Re-writing Pre-assignment Report|Module 10: Developing A Plan Of Action|
- Developing a Personal Action Plan
- Course Evaluation
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Basic Writing Skills
- Cancellation Policy
For courses bought at the regular price 10 Business days are required for cancellations.
For courses bought at the 'last-minute' price - all Registration are final
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