Training

Advanced Writing Training

Enhancing Your Business Writing

This Advanced Writing Training session can be custom designed to suit your employees and industry. Pictures, questions and material will all be modified to suit training requirements and objectives. Contact our staff for more details.

This Advanced Writing Training is great for those employers who want to take their employees writing skills to the next level. Ideal for those who are in a role that requires writing or communication via documentation. Improve writing skills and increase performance. Training and workshops available in Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Adelaide, Canberra

Objectives for the Advanced Writing Training

This session will help you teach employees how to:

Identify their writing challenges

Our trainers discuss with the participants writing challenges and identify areas where participants will be able to gain more assistance and skills for the session.

Make their writing clear, concise, and correct

The three C’s. Learn more about how you can write in a clear, concise and correct manner to aid in your professional writing skills.

Improve sentence construction and paragraph development

Your writing flow is important to the reader. This section helps participants improve their sentence construction, flow and development of paragraphs.

Identify ways to make their writing simpler and easier to read

Writing does not have to be complicated, or your words don’t have to be at a high level. Writing is about communicating a message and we discuss how to make your writing simpler and easier to read to reach more audience.

Use the readability index

The readability index is designed to gauge the readability of text and the readability level. Learn how to rate your writing and work out the Readability score of your message.

Develop effective business letters for tough situations

Learning how to write messages and business documents or letters for tough situations will assist your organisation. It could be bad news to a customer, a declined application or a notice required. Professional writing in these circumstances will assist you. Our trainers provide great advice from real situations.

Use proper e-mail etiquette

Email etiquette can be the difference between a professional writer and one how lacks attention to their writing. Learning the proper Email etiquette will make sure you stay in the guidelines and always prepare a professional email. This section here discusses poor Email etiquette and some simple tips to increasing the professional level of your writing.

Develop an appropriate writing style and format for letters, business cases, and reports

We continue with developing this section as we discuss how to create a writing style that will be perfect for letter formats, business cases and reporting. Our trainers will show examples and ask the participants to join in an activity to illustrate the need for writing styles.

Use standard ways of documenting material

We provide insight into some of the ways you can document material also.

Advanced Writing Training Summary

Excellent writing skills and the way you approach documentations and emails show professionalism, strong aptitude and intellectualism. Make a real impression on your fellow work colleagues with your eloquent writing skills.

About This Training Course

This is a one-day session for those who already are good writers. Our time will be devoted to writing letters of recommendation, of persuasion, of refusal or of action, that reflect current word usage and up-to-date formats. You can also become more skilled at writing business cases, proposals and reports, and learn a bit more about e-mail etiquette.

Subjects Covered

The units you will be undertaking will enable you to improve your presentation skills and maximize your potential in marketing your products or sales.

Example Introduction and Course Overview

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

The Three C’s

All writing should be clear, concise, and correct. We will look at these three elements in detail during this session and practice each of them.

Grammar and Writing Mechanics

This session will outline seven easy ways to help participants simplify their writing and ensure their grammar is correct. Participants will also take a close look at the proper length of paragraphs, what a paragraph should contain, and how to order paragraphs.

Determining Readability

During this session, you will help participants use the readability test (also called the Gunning Fog Index) on their own work.

Writing Letters

There are twelve important parts of a business letter, and several different styles. We will examine all of these closely. We will also look at the proper way of folding a letter and placing it into an envelope.

Dealing with Specific Requests

Often people are asked to respond to a request for information or to write a particular letter (of recommendation, for example). We’ll discuss some tips to keep in mind when writing one of these particular documents.

E-mail Etiquette

These days, e-mail has become a universal method of communication. However, there are many questions of email-etiquette and a few answers. This session will discuss some common dilemmas and our recommended answers.

Business Documents

Another common task is to write a business case, request for proposal, or a formal report. Where would you start? We will provide some guidelines and checklists that will help with these tasks.

Training Wrap-Up

At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.