Available dates

Dec 9—10, 2019
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 859
USD 429 per day
Jan 23—24, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 859
USD 429 per day
Feb 10—11, 2020
USD 859
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About the course

A professional memo or email should not read the same as a social media post or a message to a friend. Communicating effectively in a professional manner with the correct tone and style can be difficult. But by building on your knowledge of writing basics, you will learn to write various types of business correspondence in an effective and, as needed, influential way. Elaborate on basic grammar skills to learn prewriting and editing techniques to make your writing clear, effective, and received in the way you intend.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the components of effective business writing
  • Write effective sentences and paragraphs that provide pertinent and organized information to readers
  • Plan and outline documents using appropriate tools and strategies
  • Write effective business correspondence
  • Edit documents for quality and consistency

Course Topics

Business Writing Basics

  • Effective Business Writing
  • Using Plain Language

Effective Writing Skills

  • Sentence Structure
  • Writing in the Active Voice
  • Building Paragraphs

Planning Your Writing

  • A Model for Business Writing (PATS)
  • Visualizing Your Ideas

Business Correspondence

  • Writing Tone and Style
  • Common Business Documents

Editing Documents

  • Editing and Proofreading for Professionalism
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback

Who should attend

This course is designed for professionals who want to refine their written communication skills and focus on creating their own unique writing style that is professional and impactful.

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