Business Writing that Works Training
Professional Writing Skills
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.
Business Writing that Works – Training Objectives
This session will help you teach employees how to :
- 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.
- The Outline
Introduction and Course Overview
The very first part of the day will be talking to employees about what’s going to occur during the course. Employees will even have a chance to recognize their personal learning objectives.
Lots of individuals believe that writing is a weight or something they must have the ability to delegate. This session will help employees identify the value of writing.
The Four C’s
Throughout the morning, you’ll discuss four of the C’s of writing with Employees: clear, concise, complete, and correct. Employees will practice each C through writing exercises.
With this session, Employees will explore word arrangement through a simple discussion along with a writing activity.
Active and Passive Voice
A lot of people prefer to read writing that’s within the active voice. We’ll discuss and practice both voices in this session.
Sentences and Sentence Types
This session will talk about the construction of sentences and paragraphs. Then, employees will employ this knowledge into a writing activity.
The Gunning Fog Index, also known as the readability index, establishes the issue degree of the written piece. Employees will employ the index into a sample and also to their particular work.
The Fifth C
Courtesy is an essential principle of great business writing. In this session, Employees will analyze and rate several business letters, helping them investigate their particular fashion and setting.
It’s vital to utilize words which most represent what you’re attempting to say. Within this session, we’ll examine some common dilemmas (such as fewer vs. less) and recommended remedies.
Another crucial section of writing is political correctness. Employees are going to have a chance to rewrite some exclusive conditions to make them inclusive.
Both fundamental rules for building sentences are: use construction which makes meaning clear and keep construction parallel. Employees will rewrite sentences that don’t follow these rules.
In this session, Employees will work in teams to produce some test questions for other teams. We’ve included some crucial points you could utilize to debrief the evaluation.
Writing Business Letters
This session begins with three little talks in the measures for writing a business letter, kinds of letters, as well as the parts of the business letter. Employees will analyse samples of business letters to ascertain the kind as well as the portions of the letter.
Lots of people find writing business reports very challenging. This session will look at company reports in depth utilizing a Discussion and a little group activity.
Spelling and Proofreading
Proofreading carelessly can spoil a writer’s best efforts. This session will help Employees identify common spelling mistakes and practice their proofreading skills.
Memos are another challenge that lots of writers face. We’ll analyse memos through a short Discussion along with a interesting exercise.
Nowadays, e-mail has turned into a universal approach of communicating. However, there are lots of questions of etiquette and few solutions. This session will discuss some common dilemmas as well as our recommended solutions.
To wrap up the Session, Employees will work in little groups to identify their biggest challenges and some potential remedies.
Session Wrap Up
At the conclusion of the day, Employees are going to have a chance to ask questions and complete an action plan.
This training available in all states and territories Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Adelaide, Canberra
Business Writing Training Summary
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.