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This business writing course is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their writing skills and get better results from their communications.

The ability to express yourself clearly in writing is one of the most important skills in business. We’ll introduce you to tried and tested structured writing techniques that will help you plan and write effective emails and short business documents that get the results you need.

Business Writing Skills is one of our Business Writing for Success suite of courses that run in Sydney and Melbourne.

Course Price (inc GST where applicable): 
$650.00
Locations: 
Sydney, Melbourne
Duration: 
1 day
 
You'll Learn how to: 
  • Analyse and plan a document
  • Apply the Structured Writing approach to writing
  • Create a document outline and sequence it appropriately
  • Write effectively using plain language
  • Present information appropriately
  • Identify strategies for writing efficiently
  • Edit documents
Course Content: 

Introduction

What is effective business writing?
Current trends in business writing
Is writing appropriate?

Analysing and planning

Planning
Identifying your purpose and intended outcomes
Analysing your readers

Structured writing - design guidelines

What is structured writing?
Structured writing in action
Elements of structured writing
Design guidelines
Chunking guideline
Advance organiser guideline
Consistency guideline
Proximity guideline

Structured writing - units of information

Units of information
Bites
Bite headings
Types of bite headings
Topics
Topic headings

 

Creating an outline

Identifying your content
Reader focused dialogue approach
Templates - instant outlines
Examples of outlines for standard documents
Alternative approaches to creating outlines
Apply structured writing to emails

Writing guidelines

Plain language
Choosing the right words
Using the right tone
Sentence construction

Layout

Presenting text
Presenting tables
Presenting graphics and charts

Writing tips

The need for speed
Tips for being efficient

Editing your document

The editing stage
Editing against your plan
Editing for structured writing
Editing for readability
Proofreading

This Course Suits: 

This course is suitable for anyone from junior staff members to middle management who are required to communicate in writing.

The Learning Process: 
Preparing to learn

Get the most out of your course by preparing before you attend the workshop. Access and read your online Starter Kit, complete the activities and document your desired outcomes for the workshop. To get started, click here.

During the course

Our Professional Development courses are practical, interactive and fun. Well-known, proven theories are translated into easy-to-understand concepts and techniques by experienced training consultants. You’ll return to work understanding what you can do to enhance your performance.

After the course

Your Embedding Kit will assist you to apply the techniques at work, ensuring you get the most from your learning experience. For more details, click here.

Customising this course: 

TP3 can provide a range of consulting services to better meet your business needs. These include: closed courses for your organisation; customised course material relevant to your industry and requirements; individual or group coaching; and digital and blended learning solutions.

Booking Information: 
Call 1300 658 388 to book this course, or book and pay online below.
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Melbourne

24 May 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Melbourne

16 Jun 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Melbourne

4 Aug 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Melbourne

23 Oct 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Melbourne

7 Dec 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

10 May 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

14 Jun 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

12 Jul 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

14 Aug 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

14 Sep 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

11 Oct 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

13 Nov 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
Sydney

12 Dec 17

Classroom

08:45 to 16:45

$650.00
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