Course Number: WRTG-100

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Business Writing Training Overview

This Business Writing training course teaches professionals how to write organized, effective, and efficient professional communications. Attendees learn how to connect with and influence others effectively using focused, well-written business correspondence.

Location and Pricing

This course is taught as a private, live online class for teams of 3 or more. All our courses are hands-on, instructor-led, and tailored to fit your group’s goals and needs. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for online corporate training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Analyze purpose, scope, and audience before writing
  • Write coherent, unified paragraphs
  • Use appropriate tone and strong verbs
  • Apply parallel sentence construction
  • Correct confusing shifts and run-on sentences
  • Use precise language for clarity and brevity
  • Find and fix common grammatical errors

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this Writing training.

Outline

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Introduction
Planning, Generating Content, and Organizing
  • Course introduction
  • Analyzing your purpose, scope, and audience
  • Overcoming writer’s block: generating content
  • The three-step writing process
  • Organizing before writing: Outlining
  • Organizing after writing: Reverse Outlining
Creating Logical Paragraphs
  • Patterns of paragraph development
  • The importance of opening paragraphs
  • Writing coherent, unified paragraphs
  • Using list format
Writing Effective Sentences Part 1
  • Using strong verbs
  • Using active voice
  • Using the appropriate tone
  • Parallelism
Writing Effective Sentences Part 2
  • Correcting unclear modifiers
  • Correcting confusing shifts
  • Adjusting emphasis through coordination and subordination
  • Unpacking the too-full sentence
Conciseness and Clarity
  • Eliminating wordiness
  • Using precise language
  • Fixing fuzzy pronoun reference
  • Diagnostic clinic/custom exercises
Proofreading for the 20 Most Common Grammar Errors
  • Proofreading for the 20 most common punctuation errors
  • Diagnostic clinic/custom exercises
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Students must have an internet connection and a modern browser.



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