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Business Writing Training Course

Chicago, Los Angeles

Looking for a Business Writing Class in Chicago or Los Angeles?

We offer public workshops to improve business writing as well as group Business Writing classes.

Trainees will learn how to write more persuasive and effective emails, letters and sales proposals and create a more favorable impression of themselves and their 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

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Business Writing with Positive Impact

You will learn step by step how to produce clear and direct emails, letters, proposals and copy for ads and public announcements. This course is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and 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 Clich├ęs
    • 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

  • Business Writing with Positive Impact
  • May 14Book
  • Jun 20Book
  • Aug 13Book
  • Sep 24Book


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.

Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
#1800
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

  • Business Writing with Positive Impact
  • May 20Book
  • Jun 26Book
  • Jul 30Book
  • Aug 30Book


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.

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Recent student feedback

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. David Troy
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5.0 stars I am very impressed with the level of knowledge, depth and span of the instructor's handle in the subject, not to speak about her high energy and charisma. I am definitely recommending this session to others - thank you so much, I already feel empowered with knowledge!!Albert Gonzalez
Feeding America
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! LindsayLindsay Parilman
HIMSS
4.4 stars Allyncia was on of the best developmental instructors I've experienced. She is very knowledgeable. She had a very special way of getting her information across, while making it fun to learn using hypothetical situations.Sharon Murray
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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 436 reviews

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