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Online Business Writing Course

Looking for an online course to help improve your business writing?

In this 1-day Business Writing course, participants learn step-by-step how to write more persuasive and effective emails, reports and business proposals and create a more favorable impression of themselves and their organization. They will also learn to sharpen language, tone, style, spelling and punctuation whilst avoiding common writing mistakes.

This course is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately.

Onsite Business Writing training available countrywide.

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What's Included

  • Class certificate
  • Training materials
  • FREE refresher class valid for 6 months
  • Small class sizes


1 Day

Detailed Course Outline

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
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Lesson Summaries

  • 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
  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Types of Sentences
  • Problematic vs. acceptable fragments
  • Run-ons
  • Comma Splices
  • The Basic Parts
  • Organization Methods
  • Forming Parallel Construction
  • Correct use of punctuation
  • The Basic Parts
  • Organization Methods
  • Identifying Communication Styles
  • Writing to Specific Styles
  • Ten Techniques for Effective Communication
  • Voluntary Learning Contract
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Agenda
  • Types of email writing
  • Structure basics
  • Formal, Informal and Request
  • Styles of Business Letters
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Define Report Subject
  • Choosing a Format
  • Research, Draft and Finalizing
  • 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 in a typical in-person or online business writing course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Meet the trainers

We have a team of experienced business writing trainers

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Are your online Business Writing classes taught by a live trainer?

Yes, our Business Writing training classes are taught by live trainers in a Zoom online classroom.

What are the Business Writing class times?

Our classes times are as follows:

9.00am to 4.00pm (Pacific)
11.00am to 6.00pm (Central)
12.00pm to 7.00pm (Eastern)

A 30-45 minute lunch break is taken.

Can you deliver group Business Writing training onsite at our location?

Yes, we provide both online and onsite group training countrywide. Obtain a quotation for onsite Business Communication class.


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