Who is it for?
This Business Writing Skills course is for anyone wishing to improve their written communication.
Who needs business writing skills these days – it’s all email, text and Twitter – isn’t it?
Getting your message across, by whatever method, professionally and clearly is an essential business skill. The right balance of assertiveness and courtesy needs to be achieved in order to build and maintain a good business relationship.
Whether you are writing a business letter to a client or an email to a colleague, the style and content of your document is of crucial importance in how they see you.
This course will help you put together written communication that is crisp, clear and readily understood.
Writing for the reader
Structure and content: planning, writing, editing
Accuracy, brevity and clarity
Avoiding jargon and ‘businessese’
Using appropriate language to match the audience
Grammar, spelling and punctuation
First impressions: layout and style
How to write business style emails
1 day, normally between 9:30 and 4:30