Effective Business Writing


Who Should Attend

  • Office support staff
  • Managers and supervisors

Programme Description

Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it’s one that many people struggle with. Participants will take part in a basic writing refresher focusing on spelling, grammar, and punctuation. This Business Writing workshop will provide an overview of the most common business documents including proposals, reports and agendas giving you that extra edge in the workplace.

Programme Outcomes

Learners should be able to:

  • Gain a better understanding of common spelling and grammar issues in business writing
  • Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction
  • Learn to use email professionally and effectively
  • Learn how agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports are structured in a professional environment
  • Master techniques for improved proof reading skills
  • Learn how peer reviews can help improve business writing skills
  • Learn guidelines for printing and publishing business writing
  • Gain valuable insight into international etiquette

Topics Covered

  • Writing with Professional Impact
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Creating a Cheat Sheet
  • Writing Business Letters
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Letter
  • Structuring Sentences for Effectiveness and Readability
  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Punctuation