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Business Writing Training Course

Chicago, Los Angeles, Online

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

During the stay at home order all classes will be taught via instructor-led Zoom webinar. Trainees will still have the option of repeating in-person (free of charge) once the restrictions are lifted.

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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Past Student Reviews

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
  • Apr 16Book
  • Apr 16Book
  • May 28Book
  • May 28Book

Live Classroom Live Online

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm Central Time

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 12Book
  • May 12Book
  • Jun 18Book
  • Jun 18Book

Live Classroom Live Online

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm Pacific Time

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

5.0 stars Amazing trainer! Would definitely take another course with her. Presents very well, she is very well informed and she always smiles! :)Carlos Aguilar-Solis
County of Los Angeles - ISD
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. Brian Wall
Orbitz
5.0 stars Juana was very engaging and communicated the subject materials clearly and concisely. The hands-on aspect of the class was extremely beneficial and tailored to each students specific needs. I look forward to future classes.Mark Campbell
Mark Campbell Photography, LLC
5.0 stars This was an amazingly effective class to introduce some basic concepts of business writing that I had been overlooking throughout my business correspondence. Jeanette took the time to understand my personal goals for the class and to understand my business needs for attaining these goals. She was very knowledge and able to adapt the material to my needs! Overall, this was an incredible use of my time. I look forward to using the notes from this class on a daily basis. Thanks a million!!Lisa Resek Peck

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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 483 reviews

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