Chinook Learning Services - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Writing Skills For Business

Course Description

Become a positive, productive writer. Get your desired action and results with clear, concise writing. Write effective correspondence for the audience you want to influence. Learn to eliminate unnecessary words and ideas from your writing, and turn all your messages into positive communication to help achieve your business goals.

Participant Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Effectively sail the 'Seven Cs' of successful writing - clear, concise, complete, coherent, creative, considerate, correct
  • Organize for greater impact
  • Write more effective letters/emails/reports/presentations
  • Keep current
  • Write action oriented business correspondence
  • Write short, focused emails and letters

Course Content

  • Session 1: Getting Started
  • Session 2: Pre-writing vs. Rewriting; Letters & Memos
  • Session 3: Letters & Memos continued
  • Session 4: Fine Tuning
  • Session 5: Focusing
  • Session 6: Reports, Polishing
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