About The “Business Writing That Works” Session

Professional Business Writing
Communication is an integral part of the business world and one skill of particular importance is the ability to write letters clearly and concisely. Without the skill to write clearly and concisely, there is a greater chance that the point of the message may be missed completely. This will lead to a waste of time and maybe even conflicts within the workplace because of misunderstandings due to poor communication.
This Business Writing that Works Session will be able to provide you and your team with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to be able to write clearly, efficiently, and effectively. The session will also be customisable so as to be able to cater to the specific needs of your employees and your industry. The pictures, questions, and material will all be modified to suit the requirements of your training session.

This session will be most beneficial to those who must write as a part of their job. The experience, technical expertise, and knowledge of basic tips on how to write more clearly and effectively that will be gained from this training session will be invaluable. You will learn how to get your thoughts down on paper in a clear, concise, complete, and correct manner so that your message will end up being strong and persuasive.
Writing is a process and the finished output is the product. And since writing is a process, there are ways in which it can be improved. The objective of this training session will be to concentrate on the details of the writing process and the ways in which it can be improved or refined. Practical advice will also be given on how to make the writing process less difficult for those struggling with writing in their work.

Business Writing

Lesson 1

Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • Workshop Objectives

Lesson 2

Working with Words

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Creating a Cheat Sheet

Lesson 3

Constructing Sentences

  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Punctuation
  • Kinds of Sentences

Lesson 4

Creating Paragraphs

  • The Basic Parts
  • Organisation Methods

Lesson 5

Writing Meeting Agendas

  • The Fundamental Structure
  • Picking a Format
  • Composing the Agenda

Lesson 6

Writing E-mails

  • Addressing Your Message
  • Grammar and Acronyms

Lesson 7

Writing Business Letters

  • The Fundamental Structure
  • Picking a Format
  • Writing the Letter

Lesson 8

Writing Proposals

  • The Basic Structure
  • Picking a Format
  • Writing the Proposal

Lesson 9

Writing Reports

  • The Fundamental Structure
  • Picking a Format
  • Writing the Report

Lesson 10

Other Types of Documents

  • Requests for Proposals
  • Projections
  • Executive Summaries
  • Business Cases

Lesson 11

Proofreading and Growing

  • A Proofreading Primer
  • How Peer Review Can Help
  • Publishing and Printing

Lesson 12

Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Lessons Learned
  • Conclusion of Action Plans and Evaluations
Additional Modules and Sample Sections

Use the four C’s of writing

Getting your thoughts down on paper in a clear, concise, complete, and correct manner will greatly increase the effectiveness of your writing. Here our trainer will provide fun activities that will prove the points and demonstrate the importance end benefits of using the four C’s of writing.

Ensure their writing meets basic grammatical standards, including word agreement, sentence construction, proper spelling, and punctuation

Poorly written letters will have the unwanted effect of making your letters look less professional. Here participants will learn how to proof-read and find common grammatical issues that might be otherwise missed without the skills that can be learned here.

Differentiate between the active and passive voice

It is important to know that the voice within your message can either be active or passive since different styles of writing may be required for different situations. Here participants will be able to learn more about the formal and informal styles of writing. This will help them adjust their style of writing to suit the purpose of the letter.

Write business letters, reports, memos, and e-mails

Here we will discuss the many different forms of communication in business. Here our trainer will provide the necessary information and tips so that participants will be able to clearly and effectively regardless of the writing style required of them.

Have a better grasp of the basics of writing—that is, better appreciate the grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure required for writing correctly

The flow and structure of your writing will have an impact on how your message is received. In this part of the session, you will how to create a positive structure and how to give your writing a smooth flow that will make your messages easier to grasp.

Practice the ability to write concisely and clearly, so that the reader will grasp quickly the message of the written material

Here we will be able to practice the skills that we have gained in the earlier parts of the session through some fun and memorable hands on activities. These activities will help to demonstrate the training points and to reinforce the information learned so far.

Learn how to gather, format and present material correctly and effectively

In this part of the session our trainers will provide participants with example processes and the tools needed to be more effective in the gathering and formatting of material.

Develop a writing style in keeping with that used by experienced writers

Here the various writing styles will be discussed and professional examples that are used by the expert will be provided. This will help you to improve in certain writing styles and to develop a writing style of your own so as to instantly be more distinctive and recognizable to the reader.

Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)

Customisation of the content and manual is just one of many services that we offer to clients. For team training, we believe that no manual should be exactly the same as another as businesses vary so widely from customers and industry to specific communication and policies. This is why we allow our clients to let us know specific areas they would like changed and we happily organise these free of charge!

In-House Customised training benefits:

  • Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
  • Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
  • Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
  • Create a Team Building environment
  • Cost effective – Group rate discount
  • Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)

Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)

If you have a very specific area of training that you need covered with your team or staff but are unable to find anything that suits, this is where our creation of content comes in. With a dynamic team of writers, we can have a completely unique outline ready for you within a few days with the complete manual shortly after! We can create anything from modules, activities, question sections and even covers and styling. Call us for a quote on your created training today!

Instructor Led Online

Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST

Paramount’s Trainers are available to conduct online sessions, one on one, or in large groups, at any time, on demand. Coordinate with our staff to set the schedules and we’ll take care of the rest. Use the coordinated group sessions to learn and cooperate with other learners, even those in different timezones and territories. We give you ultimate control over the consumption of your content thanks to Paramount’s learner-centric focus.

Public Workshop at a Venue

Details:

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Small Number of participants per workshop, average 5 people, max 12
  • Lunch and refreshments are included

Details:

  • Pay on Invoice or by Credit Card
  • Professional Grade Certificate of Completion Provided
  • Comprehensive courseware and materials

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Sydney
Level 1, 111 Harrington Street Sydney NSW 2000
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Perth
Level1 Cloisters, 863 Hay Street Perth WA 6000
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Brisbane
24/215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Aug 15
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Melbourne
123 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Aug 15
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Adelaide
19 Young Street Adelaide SA 5000
Aug 15
1 day course
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1 day course
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Canberra
4 National Circuit Canberra ACT 2600
Aug 15
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