BUSINESS WRITING TRAINING COURSE
Our fast-paced, high-tech age has not reduced the need
for effective business writing skills. In fact, it has
substantially increased the need for skill in preparing
business documents and is a skill that is vital to those
who are serious about a job or career.
Unfortunately, with OBE education the order of the day
(for the moment), the rapidly reducing levels of literacy,
the increasing reliance on computers to “write”
for people and more communication flowing at an increasingly
rapid rate, the need for clear, readable and understandable
communication is increasing.
This two-day workshop is practical, engaging and interactive
and outcomes are linked to the following:
• It provides attendees with an understanding
of the need for better business communication.
• It looks briefly at how one communicates and
why, in the context of the business environment.
• Some of the widespread problems associated with
communication, business communication and business communication
in the English language are addressed so that a number
of the pitfalls can be overcome.
• The course deals with some of the basic rules
and guidelines for preparing business texts and at the
following documents frequently used within the business
environment: e-mail, fax, memorandum, letter, notice.
Attendees will gain a better understanding of the need
to improve their written business communication skills
and of the fundamentals concepts that will help with this
improvement over time. They will complete many exercises
and have an opportunity to compare their writing, view
examples and critically assess the writing of others.