Some of these modules also appear under basic writing. You choose the modules that suit you.
Each business writing module lasts between one and one-and-a-half hours. They can be combined into half-day, one-day and two-day courses.
How do you set about a piece of writing? I will take you through my step-by-step method to make the task less daunting and ensure you get a good result.
Writing clearly and concisely
It’s easy to forget the basics. You’ll do straightforward exercises in cutting out unnecessary words and structuring your sentences to make them convey your information in the most efficient way.
Breaking out of jargon
Can you avoid using the jargon and waffle you see all around you? If you can, your readers will thank you for using simple language that anyone can understand. I will give you the confidence to stand out from the crowd.
Structuring your information
Organising your information is a vital part of writing effectively. You’ll get tips for planning and structuring your writing so as to get your information across clearly and concisely.
Producing good reports
Keep in mind what your report is for. I will help you focus on the person or persons who are going to read it and what they expect to do with it. That will make your task of writing the report much easier.
Writing executive summaries
We know the summary is all that many people will read, but it’s hard to write, especially when you’ve spent a long time producing a report full of important details. I’ll help you master the technique of seeing the big picture.
Presenting your information
Visual impression plays a big part in getting your message across so, without involving a design specialist, you can do a lot to lay out your information in a way that makes it easy to take in.
Writing effective letters and emails
If you’re answering complaints from customers or giving clients important information, you need to write with clarity and confidence. We’ll go through the letter-writing process to ensure that your letters achieve their purpose.
Producing good slides
What makes a good presentation? I think we’ve all sat through presentations that are definitely not good. We’ll pick apart some examples and come up with a list of the elements that ensure that your audience doesn’t get bored, and does get your message.
If you would like me to tailor a course for you, contact me.