Provided by: Effective Outsource Networks

Essential Writing Skills for the Workplace 7 8 June 2012

Business and Management Skills

Writing as a part of everyday communication has become an essential skill for everyone in the modern workplace. Regularly, we are expected to 'put it in black and white'. The modern use of email as a prime communication tool adds on to the need to master writing skills to get the right message across.
This comprehensive two-day course is designed to help you deal with common difficulties in written communication such as organising ideas into paragraphs, using the right style and the right tone, linking information in a business document and using different formatting for different business correspondences.
Master the art of writing to 'think what you write and write what you think'. Getting things done quickly often depends on how well we communicate!
After the two-day workshop, participants will be able to:
-plan the correspondence in a reader-centric approach
-write in a professional way to convey meaning accurately
-identify and correct common grammatical and word usage errors
-format writing for different business correspondences
7Cs of Writing Skills
Sentence Structures for Foundation
Reader-centric Approach for Planning
- purpose
- audience
- content
Paragraphs for Organisation and Coherence
Style for the Right Tone
- active and passive voices
- old-fashioned language
- jargon and acronyms
- misused words
Grammar for Accuracy
- verbs and tenses
- nouns and pronouns
- subject-verb agreement
- prepositions
- punctuation
Format and Writing Etiquette for Professionalism
Participants are guided through practical steps of the topic with a combination of lectures and group discussions.
Who Should Attend
Managers, executives, administrators, secretaries and support staff who need to write letters, memorandum and e-mails in the daily work.
Course Details
Course Date 7 & 8 Jun 2012
Time 9am to 5pm
Venue Stamford Road, near Dhoby Ghaut MRT
Early Bird Closing 16/ 5/ 2012
Fee Per Participant
S$449. 40 (Early Bird)
S$513. 60 (Normal)
S$406. 60 (Member)
Fee is inclusive of 7% GST, training materials and tea breaks.
SDF-Approved Yes
Ms Audrey Lai
"This programme has definitely helped to improve my concept of email writing, and will help me write more professional emails, taking into consideration readers' preferences."
- Mr William Yap You Wee, Manager (IT & Admin), Chinese Development Assistance Council
"I have learnt about proper letter and email formatting, and clarified about some grammar misconceptions. I will now be able to write more effectively and with more grammatical accuracy."
- Ms Choo Chae Hoon, Executive, Chinese Development Assistance Council
"The trainer gave a fun and interesting insight on the English writing skills."
- Mr Kurt Wee, Clerical Officer, AGC Home - Criminal Justice Division
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon course completion.
This is primarily ilt training
Duration:2 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by Effective Outsource Networks
About The Training Provider: Effective Outsource Networks
Effective Outsource Networks - Established in 1996, Effective Outsource Networks (EON) specialises in providing human capital consulting and training services to organisations in Singapore. It has helped organisations improve on day-to-day human resource operations through three main areas of support, namely, information service, consulting, and training. In January 2013, EON was incorporated as EON Consulting & Training...
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