This course is a comprehensive introduction to the essentials of written English that will help improve the impact of all business documents you produce.
The ability to write clearly and concisely is indispensable at work: it makes for more efficient and cleaner communications, while giving your words more authority. Achieving this means using the right tone and lexicon, but also ensuring your grammar, spelling and punctuation are correct.
Covering all these issues, this step-by-step course will increase your awareness and improve your knowledge of good written English - and therefore both your confidence and effectiveness in work-related writing.
This course will benefit anyone whose work routinely requires them to produce written communications and who wants to produce them more quickly, accurately and convincingly. It is particularly helpful for those who feel they need to revisit the rules of grammar, spelling, punctuation and meaning that will give their written words more clarity and credibility.
By the end of the course you will have learnt how to:
These will be learnt through guided practice; written and oral exercises; analysis of different kinds of business writing; and examples of edited documents. Use is made of a range of business texts – from emails and letters to memos and proposals.
You will be asked to:
1. complete a pre-course questionnaire to help the trainer identify your needs.
2. submit or bring along some writing you wish to improve (optional).
The Nuts and Bolts of Written Language
Structure and Style
Editing and Proofing
You will receive a comprehensive course manual, containing the course information given on the above, for ongoing reference back in the office.
Identifying your goals and a plan for achieving them.
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.