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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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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 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

  • Business Writing with Positive Impact
  • Oct 30Book
  • Dec 12Book
  • Jan 21Book
  • Mar 3Book


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
  • Nov 8Book
  • Dec 12Book
  • Jan 21Book
  • Feb 26Book


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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Choosing the right course

Recent student feedback

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.Jia Kimoto
ICANN – Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
5.0 stars The teacher was very friendly and helpful. She explained everything in a way that was easy for me to understand and she made the class fun overall. I would take this class again and recommend it to others, I learned a lot in this class.Krystal Wilson
County of Los Angeles
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
4.9 stars I thought that Jeanette was a great instructor -she provided real life experiences with her materials and provided examples on how to use the information in my every day work life. I was also blessed to have an interactive group that made the educational experience more efficient and pleasent.Julie Eckhoff
Sidley Austin LLP

How to Register

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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 467 reviews

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