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Business Writing

Duration: 1 Day
Course Price: $450

Business Writing is a foundational course for individuals new to business, professionals who are not native English speakers, and anyone who wants to fine-tune their writing skills and business communications.

 

Learn How To:

  • Avoid common grammatical mistakes.
  • Use the STARR method to clearly organize your thoughts in writing.
  • Use best practices of persuasion to increase buy-in for your ideas.
  • Present a professional image of yourself and your organization.

Business Writing is a foundational course for individuals new to business, professionals who are not native English speakers, and anyone who wants to fine-tune their writing skills and business communications.

 

Learn How To:

  • Avoid common grammatical mistakes.
  • Use the STARR method to clearly organize your thoughts in writing.
  • Use best practices of persuasion to increase buy-in for your ideas.
  • Present a professional image of yourself and your organization.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites for this course

What You Will Cover

Writing With Structure and Clarity

  • Learning the framework for a formal business letter
  • Breaking through writer?s block
  • Writing with structure:
    • Outlining
    • Reverse Outlining
    • Drafting
  • Recognizing common grammar mistakes

Writing Effective E-mails

  • Understanding the common pitfalls of e-mail use
  • Establishing your goal to bottom line your message
  • Writing effective subject lines
  • Checking for tone
  • Error-proofing your writing

Writing to Persuade and Influence

  • Gain and sustain your readers? attention
  • Package your argument using proven influencing approaches
  • Identify the benefits of your written communication from your readers? point of view
  • Anticipate and counter objections

Developing an Action Plan

  • Get work done by crafting a persuasive written communication by applying the tools and concepts from this class
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