Business letter writing workshop

Professional Development

Overview

To provide participants with the skills required to produce clear, consistent and effective written communication that saves time and gets results. They will learn the correct tone, layout and wording required for business writing.

Online Classroom

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This course will be delivered through Online Classroom Live.

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Suitable For

This course is designed for all staff to provide a general overview and awareness of the topic.

18 Jun 2020    View session times
18 Jun 2020    14:00 - 16:00
03 Nov 2020    View session times
03 Nov 2020    14:00 - 16:00
2 CPD hours
2 hours
Jersey

Business letter writing workshop

Date: 18 Jun 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Cost: GBP 120

Business letter writing workshop

Date: 03 Nov 2020
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Cost: GBP 120

Learning Outcomes

Having attend this course, delegates will:

  • Be able to identify the barriers to effective business writing
  • Know how to plan and structure writing for successful communication
  • Be able to identify common email do's and don’ts

Course Content

  • Introduction
    • What makes a bad / good letter
    • Common mistakes
  • Planning
    • Objective
    • Audience
    • Content
    • Style & Tone
  • Format
    • Structuring your writing – paragraphs and signposting
    • Personalising your letters – opening and closing sentences
    • Cutting out unnecessary words
    • Making your writing clearer – overworked phrases
    • Proactive language

  • Grammar
    • Principles of English grammar
    • Punctuation
    • Overworked phrases
  • Reviewing
    • Checking your work