Any corporate executives, professional or entrepreneurs knows that effective communication skills is a critical business skills today.
The environment that many professionals are working in these days vary greatly from the work places of yester-year. The talent coming into the work place has evolved, and keeping a strong competitive advantage is a necessity now more than ever. A good business writing course can make or break your next promotion. Taking a course like this will have a huge positive impact on your career and it’s something we would recommend to any professional out there no matter what stage of your career you are in.
How to Write with Clarity, Quality and Decisiveness
The number one prerequisite for effective management is effective communication and writing is a critical part of it. Whether you are writing a quick e-mail or a 100-page report, as a manager, your writing is a reflection of you and your reader will make judgements accordingly. This result-oriented and high-impact workshop will provide you with everything you need to give your colleagues, customers, and other stakeholders the most information accurately and swiftly. This workshop will also teach you to express yourself as a serious professional by writing everything with clarity, quality and decisiveness.
Investing in yourself and your skills and abilities is one of the best investments you’ll make. No matter what industry you are in, learning how to effectively communicate will not only put you in a position to manage others in your field, but your conversion targets and sales projections will be easily met.
These skills will also reach beyond your career. Your inter-personal relationships outside of work will also benefit from your ability to effectively string your words together. Being a master of words is a sure fire way to find success in every area of your life. Everything begins with words.
Business Writing in the World of Social Media
Some professionals assume that in today’s world of social media, hash tags and short hand communication via text and chat means that good strong writing skills doesn’t matter any more. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, employers and potential clients or prospects notice when someone has strong, effective writing skills and it always gives them an advantage and edge over competition if all other things are equal.
Ms. Kate Undhjem, who is a managing partner and CEO of Pondera, stated the following: “Effective communication and writing skills are paramount. These types of courses should be mandatory for everyone at any level. The way someone represents themselves through their communication is one of the key things I take into consideration when promoting or hiring. In recent years, we have fallen off a cliff with our communication skills. It’s something people are getting worse at, not better. This is an easy way for someone to put themselves at the front of the pack as far as simple things that can be done to move up the corporate ladder. Those we promote become a face of our business and we take that very seriously. The take away here is: taking a business writing course will only help you in the long-term.”
“The reason business writing is horrible is that people are afraid. Afraid to say what they mean, because they might be criticized for it…” Seth Godin, Award Winning America Author.
Writing skills are important and people across all demographics, socio-economic levels, locations, and industries all need to learn how to effectively communicate. There are also many different styles and nuances to communication and it reaches far beyond just spelling, grammar and tone. These are skills that anyone at any age can benefit from learning.
There are a few things you will want to consider before enrolling in a program. First and foremost, who is teaching the course? We have been doing this a long time and we’ve learned the importance of taking courses that are taught by industry professionals who have experienced with what they are teaching you. We have found that using experts in the field give our students an advantage over other programs. These are people who have been there, done that, had their own trials and successes and can teach you from a perspective different than someone who is merely teaching the technical aspects of a course without the real world experience. Our teachers will effectively take you through the whole process from start to finish.
Master the Word Power to Influence, Develop Better Business Relationships and Lead Successful Teams
Whether you are writing a memo, email, letter, draft, report, proposal or prospectus – the end is the same. Your writing is your voice and your opportunity to get your message across and motivate action.
Essential Tips to Polish Your Business Writing Skills
In this is an action-oriented workshop, participants will be constantly challenged and checked to measure their ability to handle the various types of business writing
• Speed write your draft with a three-point outline
• Write persuasively to produce action
• Learn the art of refusing gracefully
• Write in response to complaints
• Be able to deliver bad news without damaging relationships
• Fine-tune your writing with clarity, economy and straightforwardness
• Decide how to open and conclude documents
• Organize your content logically
• Strike the right tone to match the recipient
• Learn to summarize accurately
Some of the characteristics of good writing are formatting and presenting information in a structured, organized way. Also, the way you express your ideas should be in a confident, and clear manner with sound logical arguments and information that are used to back up and support your objective. Writing should be presented in a professional, business style that takes the level of expertise of the reader into consideration so that the information can be read, digested and easily understood by the reader. It doesn’t matter how knowledgeable you are in your field, if you can’t express yourself in a way that allows others to follow and understand you, it won’t make sense.
Our course is divided into four essential sections and will be held over two days. We will review the correct use of business writing and grammar and help you establish a systematic, effective approach to your writing that will speed up the time you take to write. This will also increase your ability to sway others through your writing. We will identify common mistakes and how to easily fix them. Paragraph and sentence structure will be covered to set our students up for success from the beginning. We will also navigate how to write for different readers at different levels and still maintain a cohesive flow in your report, proposal, email or other writing task.
We certainly can’t forget style and tone and will spend a considerable amount of time on this aspect of business writing. Writing styles have changed over time and we want to help you navigate how to use a reader-friendly tone and use English that is modern and not antiquated.
This course will take you from start to finish and cover everything you need to know to update your writing skills and give you the advantage in your work place and personal life. For more information, please visit the link below to sign up for the next available course. You will wonder why you didn’t do this earlier. We promise, it will help you reach your full potential.
Meet the Coach: Ms Sandra Daniel
Sandra Daniel is a dynamic and entertaining trainer/speaker in areas of communication strategies, leadership management as well as personal and organization productivity.
As a corporate trainer, she has been guiding various statutory boards, government-based organizations and private business enterprises in recognizing opportunities to function proficiently in competitive environments. Some of her workshops and public seminars include clients from diverse industries namely Citibank, Supreme Court, Neptune Orient Lines Ltd, National University Hospital, Singapore Police Force, Quantum Automation, OCBC, Singapore Tourism Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Singapore General Hospital, HDB, Intellectual Property of Singapore, LTA, Singapore Medical Council, CPF, Hilton Hotel and Ministry of Manpower.
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