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Business Writing Training Course

Chicago, Los Angeles

Learn how to write more persuasive and effective emails, letters and sales proposals and create a more favorable impression of yourself and your organization. 


Live face-to-face training. All classes guaranteed to run.


Attend one of our hands-on workshops to sharpen language, tone, style, spelling and punctuation whilst avoiding common writing mistakes.


Onsite training available countrywide.

Course summary

Business Writing with Grammar

On this class students will learn to improve their sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and spelling. Understanding different audiences will allow students to produce clear and effective emails, reports and proposals. The hands-on exercises make the course interactive and fun, plus they are full of tips and techniques you can use immediately.

1 Day | $350.00

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What's Included

Certificate of Course Completion
Training Manual
FREE Class Repeat


Learning objectives

  • Proper use of punctuation
  • Avoiding common spelling mistakes
  • Avoiding common errors in grammar and layout
  • Choosing words wisely
  • Writing effective emails and meeting agendas
  • Writing effective reports and proposals
  • Writing for special circumstances
  • Writing persuasively
  • Different writing styles for different audiences

Detailed course outline

  • Choosing Your Words Carefully
    • Working with Nouns, Pronouns and Verbs
    • Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs
    • Deleting (Unnecessary) Redundancies
    • Recognizing Clichés
    • Active and Passive Voice
    • Synonyms, Antonyms and Homonyms
    • Avoiding Sexist Language
  • Constructing Sentences
    • Parts of a Sentence
    • Types of Sentences
    • Problematic vs. acceptable fragments
    • Run-ons
    • Comma Splices
  • Creating Paragraphs
    • The Basic Parts
    • Organization Methods
    • Forming Parallel Construction
    • Correct use of punctuation
  • Editing Effectively
    • The Basic Parts
    • Organization Methods
  • Know Your Audience
    • Identifying Communication Styles
    • Writing to Specific Styles
    • Ten Techniques for Effective Communication
    • Voluntary Learning Contract
  • Meeting Agendas
    • The Basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
    • Writing the Agenda
  • Email Communication
    • Types of email writing
    • Structure basics
  • Writing Business Letters
    • Formal, Informal and Request
    • Styles of Business Letters
  • Writing Proposals
    • The Basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
  • Writing Reports
    • Define Report Subject
    • Choosing a Format
    • Research, Draft and Finalizing
  • Writing for Special Circumstances
    • Special Kinds of Business Writing
    • Conveying Bad News Tactfully
    • When the News Is Especially Sensitive
    • Writing Persuasively
    • Using the Motivated Sequence Outline

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Timetable

Chicago

230 W Monroe St
#610
Chicago
IL 60606View Map

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bollingbrook, Chicago Loop,
Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Highland Park, Joliet, Naperville,
Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago and surrounding areas.

Other Cities

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Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
#1800
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Anaheim, Burbank, Covina, Downtown, Fullerton,
Irvine, Long Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, San Bernardino,
Santa Monica, Van Nuys, Ventura and surrounding areas.

Choosing the right class

Meet the trainers

Jeannette

"Business skills play a vital role in the success of an organization. No matter what industry you are a part of, there are definite skills you need to possess in order to provide a high level of service. I have been working with organizations for the last 18 years to improve communication, productivity and service levels."

Juana

"My passions are writing, public speaking and coaching. Knowing how to communicate with clients and peers is key to your success in today's business world. I look forward to helping you reach your potential on one of my classes."

Recent student feedback

4.8 stars I got a great deal more than initially expected out of this course. The instructor's energy, knowledge and positive attitude provided the perfect atmosphere for learning. I appreciated all of the real life applications and personal insights that were provided. I would strongly recommend this course and instructor to anyone looking to brush up on their writing skills.
5.0 stars This course has increased my knowledge of business writing tremendously. I enjoyed the teaching style and feel the knowledge I am taking away will benefit me in my workplace. Keep up the excellent work!!
4.8 stars Juana was a wonderful instructor, she kept the discussion lively and engaged me in conversation outside of the material to make it interesting for both of us. She is a great instructor and would love to take her class again. Beautiful person inside and out.
5.0 stars This course was excellent and very thorough. I was very pleased with the attention given by the instructor and the materials available. The addition of information materials and instructors contact information was phenomenal. Thank you very much! Lindsay

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Resources

Spelling and Grammar Basics
Writing Business Proposals
Writing Business Reports
Other Business Skills Resources
Constructing Sentences

Why train with us?

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based on 360 reviews

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