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Professional Business Writing Course - Communication

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Ended last Oct 30, 2019
GBP  875.00

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Business writing course to build essential skills; write with authority and impact…

What need does the course address?

How do you rate your ability to write business English clearly, concisely and influentially?

Many managers and leaders we speak to find it difficult to admit that their writing is simply not up to scratch. Do any of the following sound familiar?

‘I went to a good school and we learned good writing there.’ (up to forty years ago).

‘These days, you can rely on technology; spelling and grammar checkers do 99 per cent of the work.’ (as well as producing ‘howlers’ that can instantly damage your credibility).

‘Well, English is a lot more casual now; people are a lot more forgiving.’

The truth is, people are not forgiving. They judge others on the smallest of observations: poor spelling, punctuation or grammar. Basic mistakes damage our credibility. Poorly structured reports aren’t read or have limited impact. This course has been set up to help anyone who writes as a part of their work; to write better, ensuring that their work is read, understood and acted upon.


Key Outcomes and Benefits

The Professional Business Writing course has two distinct modules, each normally run over one day:

Module One – Foundation, Structure and Clarity

This module focuses on the basics, ensuring that your writing doesn’t let you down. It goes on to look at how to structure your writing effectively, so that your readers find it easy to follow and understand.

Module Two – Style, Clarity and Influence

The second module builds on the first, with much more emphasis on ensuring that your writing has the impact you want. This module includes adapting your style and report structure to achieve your aims and reflect your audience.


How to take the course

This course is available as an in-house programme for groups and teams and as a public course. It can be delivered anywhere in the world. We are also very happy to tailor the content to meet your specific requirements.

Outline

Course Overview
  A comprehensive two-day writing skills programme.

Module One – Foundation, Structure and Clarity

  • Eradicate common spelling, punctuation, grammar and syntax errors.
  • Build readable sentences, paragraphs and reports.
  • Learn a range of structures that make it easy for the reader to follow your thinking and logic.
  • Identify words and phrases that cloud meaning, and replace them with clearer alternatives.

Module Two – Style, Clarity and Influence

  • Vary tone and style to match readers’ preferences.
  • Incorporate powerful phrases and words to get your readers’ attention.
  • Integrate language that influences and persuades, using both logic and emotion.
  • More on punctuation, syntax and clarity.
  • Write summaries, conclusions and recommendations that are understood and acted on.

Speaker/s

Illumine Trainer

Special Offer

Discounts apply for multiple bookings and also for charities and students.  Please contact Illumine on 01753 8666333

Schedules

Oct 02, 2018 - Oct 03, 2018
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Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Mar 25, 2019 - Mar 26, 2019
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Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
Oct 29, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019
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Weekdays 09:00 AM — 05:00 PM
No. of Days: 2
Total Hours: 14
No. of Participants: 8
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  • A unique range of high impact personal skills and management training programmes
  • UK based, experienced in running courses internationally for over 20 years
  • Both in-house and public courses delivered
  • Experienced in successfully working in many different industry sectors
  • A track record of running high quality courses (independently assessed and reviewed on FEEFO)

Our programmes can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. Our many long-standing clients tell us that we are an easy, friendly and flexible company to work with.

Illumine Training
Mountbatten House, Fairacres, Windsor, United Kingdom SL4 4LE
01753 866633
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