Business Writing Dynamics (2 Days )

 Business Writing Dynamics (2 Days )
past over 3 years ago

Starts: Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 08:00am

Ends: Thursday, 22 May, 2014 05:00pm

Ticket Information

Tickets Fee Price (GHS) Quantity
Course Registration 3.0 280.00 N/A
 

Event Details

Course Overview:

This program will show you how to:

  • APPLY the basic tools of grammar (sentences, paragraphs) for impact
  • USE tone and depth in writing to convey various messages
  • CHOOSE between methods of report structuring, editing and layout
  • PLAN reports that are easily understood by the reader
  • WRITE reports so that they are read in their entirety
  • USE graphs and tables to convey information
  • DEVELOP a persuasive, structured style that is suitable for business purposes
  • FIND the writer within

What You Will Learn:

  • Analyse common problems with writing and how to avoid them
  • Examine failsafe guidelines for written business communications
  • Discuss trends in reading and writing and how to cater for them Getting Back To Basics
  • Refresh your understanding of some simple writing rules
  • Review the basics of grammar and common grammatical errors
  • Understand the basic elements of sentence structure
  • Analyse the purpose and structure of paragraphs
  • Achieve consistency in all documents and communications
  • Writing for clarity adapting The Communication Style to the Purpose
  • Thinking about the objective of your communication
  • Understand the impact of changes in style
  • Match the style and logic to the context and purpose of the writing

The Fundamentals Of Effective Writing

  • Identify your key message
  • Understand how to motivate readers
  • Create the right impression with tone and tact
  • Discuss editing and proofreading tips
  • Examine the techniques of persuasive writing Writing A Proposal Or A Report
  • Examine the various styles and layouts of reports
  • Planning a report and developing the right structure
  • Purpose, Layout, Writing, Editing, Formatting
  • Writing compelling reports to gain buy-in from your reader Email Correspondence
  • Examine what’s appropriate, including informal v formal writing style and etiquette
  • Setting out information in ways that are easily interpreted by the reader and produce desired responses and prompt replies
  • Using email as a relationship building tool Summary and Final Thoughts
  • Achieving consistently professional writing in all communications
  • Examine instances when you should NOT write
  • Summarise key lessons to take back to your workplace

Who Should Attend:

This course is appropriate for individuals who

  • Want to learn the skills of persuasive writing?
  • Are concerned about using overused words that have little meaning?
  • Want to learn how to use writing as a relationship building tool?
  • Want to learn the art of making the communication style of your correspondence match the purpose?
  • Want their reports easily interpreted and clearly structured?
  • Want to achieve credibility with your clients through effective writing?

Prerequisite:

There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone
course.

Further information:
Website: http://www.sigmastrat.com
Twitter: @sigmastrat