Provided by: Effective Outsource Networks

Essential Writing Skills for the Workplace

Business Writing

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!
This is primarily ilt training
Course Level:introductory
Duration:2 days
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by Effective Outsource Networks
Essential Writing Skills for the Workplace
Why is this important?
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 course will help you to understand the writing process so that you can overcome the difficulty of writing. It covers techniques to use a reader-centric approach and to organise the contents to match readers and context. It also guides you on how to edit and proofread your writing documents so that you can produce clear, concise and professional workplace documents.
How will you benefit?
After the workshop, you will be able to:
- understand the writing process to improve their writing skills
- apply concepts in sentence structures
- organise information in a logical manner
- edit documents for the right tone
- use grammar fundamentals to proofread their documents
- write in a professional way to convey meaning concisely and accurately
What will you learn?
The writing process
- The four steps
- Removing writer s block
Using the reader-centric approach
- Purpose
- Readers and context
- Format
Organising contents and building coherence
Editing for the right tone
- Sentence foundation: phrase, clause and sentence
- Concise messages
- Parallel structures
- Active and passive voice
- Archaic words, jargon and short forms
- Word choice
Proofreading for correct grammar
- Nouns and pronouns
- Tenses and modal verbs
- Subject-verb agreement
- Adjectives and modifiers
- Spelling
- Punctuation
Who should attend?
Managers, executives, administrators, secretaries and support staff who need to write letters, memorandum and e-mails in the daily work.
Methodology
Participants are guided through practical steps of the topic via systematic teaching of writing, editing and proofreading skills, hands-on writing tasks using real workplace scenarios, feedback and use of CD-ROM for dictionary skills.
Available dates:
16 & 17 Feb 2017 (EB: 26/ 1/2017)
1 & 2 Jun 2017 (EB: 11/ 5/2017)
29 & 30 Aug 2017 (EB: 8/ 8/2017)
21 & 22 Nov 2017 (EB: 31/ 10/ 2017)
About The Training Provider: Effective Outsource Networks
Effective Outsource Networks - EON Consulting & Training Pte Ltd, formerly known as Effective Outsource Networks, was established in 1996 and 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. Mission ...
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