Business Writing Training

  4.6 out of 5 based on 88 Ratings

This Business Writing Training class will give business professionals the tools they need to write effective, efficient business correspondence. Students will learn how to get started on a writing project, use appropriate business tone in the document, and discern between the different kinds of business correspondence. Students will learn how to decide what the appropriate vehicle is for written communication in business, electronic or hard copy.

Goals
  1. Learn proper preparation steps before beginning a writing project.
  2. Summarize the principles of writing effective business communications.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to write a business proposal, complete with visuals and an executive summary that employ effective strategies of persuasion.
  4. Learn to communicate to the audience effectively through focused, well-written business communications.
Outline
  1. Major Functions and Forms of Business Writing
    1. The Three Major Functions of Business Writing
    2. Forms of Business Writing
    3. Preparing to Write
    4. Knowing the Subject
  2. Writing and Communication Guidelines
    1. Consider Your Audience
    2. How Much Information to Include
    3. Anticipate Questions
    4. Formal vs Informal Writing
    5. Use Appropriate, Nondiscriminatory Language
    6. Use Bullets, Numbering, and Formatting
    7. Communicating Effectively
  3. Email and Instant Messenger
    1. Email
      1. The Message
      2. Email Do's and Don'ts
    2. The Electronics Communication Privacy Act of 1986
    3. Instant Messenger
      1. IM Statuses
      2. IM Do's and Don'ts
  4. Letters, Documents, and Proposals
    1. Letters and Documents
      1. Anticipating Audience Response
      2. Choosing the Right Tone
      3. Business Letter Format
    2. Proposals
      1. Determining the Desired Outcome
      2. Writing an Executive Summary
      3. Using Informative and Persuasive Techniques
      4. Using Visuals
  5. More Writing Tips
    1. Organize the Information
    2. Chronological Paragraphs
      1. Compare-and-Contrast Paragraphs
      2. Cause-and-Effect Paragraphs
      3. Problem-Solution Paragraphs
      4. Relationship Paragraphs
      5. Choosing the Organizational Model
    3. Delivering Negative Information
      1. Writing an Introduction
      2. Buffering the Negative News
      3. Providing a Remedy, Lesson Learned, or Course of Action
      4. Concluding the Message
    4. Reading What You Wrote
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

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Length: 1 Day
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$245.00 or 1 vouchers

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What people say about our training

The writing class is great. I like the pace and the interactions between students and instructor. The information was well planned and smooth. I will take additional classes.
Tracy Davis
University of Colorado Hospital
I liked the instructor's style and delivery of the class material. She presented the writing concepts in a way that kept me interested and learning.
Kelly Voorhees
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Overall I couldn't recommend the business writing course more. With this course I've been able to find my voice and confidence when writing to any audience.
Sean McKeever
VitalSource Technologies
Business Writing provided by Webucator was a great recap of the do's and don'ts. Definitely recommend the class.
Alex Irizarry
Catapult Systems

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