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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

5.0 stars Ms. Carol is amazing. She brings energy that is hardly ever used anymore. No one looks forward to training especially when it takes up the entire day. However, I am very pleased to have attended. Thank you so much!
5.0 stars Ms Carol Spear provided helpful tips and gave real-world examples to the classroom. I would highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to improve their business writing skills. She listened to the classmates and customized the course to our needs. I would love to take more of her classes.
4.8 stars Thank you for your insight into the psychology of writing and then your knowledge of how to write effectively. My goal is to take away nuggets from each training course and I was able to do that today. Much appreciated.
4.7 stars It was a great workshop. The instructor, Allyncia was excellent. I had no pressure or stress in a classroom. I got a lot of essential ideas of writing and communicating in Business in English. Thank you!

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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?

4.7 / 5

based on 365 reviews

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