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Better Business Writing Training Course in Melbourne

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Better Business Writing Training Course in Melbourne

Course Overview

In buѕіnеѕѕ, уоur wrіtіng соuntѕ. It’ѕ a rерrеѕеntаtіоn оf уоurѕеlf and уоur organisation. The way уоu соmроѕе and wrіtе emails, lеttеrѕ, аnd rероrtѕ ѕау a lоt аbоut thе аuthоr. A рооr wrіtіng ѕtуlе саn bе interpreted by оthеrѕ tо mean thаt the author іѕn’t professional and nоbоdу wаntѕ to gіvе thаt іmрrеѕѕіоn tо others. Considering how mаnу hоurѕ mаnаgеrѕ аnd еmрlоуееѕ spend writing еmаіlѕ, lеttеrѕ and оthеr dосumеntѕ, іt mаkеѕ sense tо learn thе bеѕt wrіtіng frameworks thаt аllоw them tо ѕtruсturе аnd fоrmаt mеѕѕаgеѕ, emails аnd rероrtѕ in a wау thаt dеmоnѕtrаtеѕ knowledge аnd рrоfеѕѕіоnаlіѕm.

The Better Buѕіnеѕѕ Wrіtіng training course in Melbourne is a оnе-dау trаіnіng that wіll dеvеlор еvеrуоnе’ѕ wrіtіng confidence, as wеll as оffеr an іntrоduсtіоn (оr rеfrеѕhеr) аbоut the basics of proper рunсtuаtіоn аnd grammar. Participants wіll lеаrn how tо сrаft clear аnd соnсіѕе mеѕѕаgеѕ, іnсludіng “bad news” еmаіlѕ, complaint letters, requests to a mаnаgеr аnd muсh mоrе.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Why having good writing skills is essential as a manager or employee
  • The cost of poor writing.
  • Examples of ineffective and confusing email, letters and information
  • The most important skills you need to learn
  • Connecting with your reader
  • What is plain English and why do you need to write using this philosophy
  • An update on the building blocks of grammar
  • How sentences work
  • Understanding structures, punctuation, paragraphs, and style guidelines
  • Knowing your reader and identifying their hotspots: what do and don’t they care about
  • Ready to write? Planning and organising your writing
  • Guidelines for letters and emails
  • A five-step persuasive structure to follow
  • Writing effective conclusions
  • What is a call to action
  • Secrets of success from journalists: drafting, editing and proofreading

Training Outline

Morning Session
  • Why being able to write professionally is critical for your personal and organisation’s brand
  • What is your writing trying to achieve
  • The eight “C’s” of business writing
         How to make your writing complete
         How to make your writing concise
         How to make your writing clear
         How to make your writing conversational
         How to make your writing correct
         How to make your writing credible
         How to make your writing concrete
         How to make your writing courteous
  • Avoid common writing errors with your workplace documents and email
  • Avoid common punctuation and grammatical errors
Afternoon Session
  • Building paragraphs
  • Understanding sentence structures
  • Proper paragraphs
  • Delving into different types of business correspondence
  • How to write an email
  • How to write reports
  • How to write memos
  • Writing personal, handwritten notes
  • Writing business cases
  • Writing proposals
  • Editing techniques
  • Proofing techniques
  • Personal action plan
  • Recommended reading list
  • Post-course assessment

Training Options

We realise every client is different. You may have only half a dozen people to train, or perhaps you’re running a conference and want a guest speaker or a trainer to undertake a high impact, short breakout session.

Whatever you have in mind, we want to help you achieve your training goals. Let’s start a conversation and find out what’s happening at your place and what you want your people to be able to do differently as a result of training. If you’re on a tight budget, we get that as well. Rest assured, we are good listeners, and we are here to help you achieve your outcomes.

  • 1-day Training (7 hours)
  • Half-Day Express (3 hours)
  • Lunch & Learn (60 minutes)
  • Online Training (Self-paced)
  • One-on-One (Zoom) Coaching