Effective Business Writing

Effective business writing

To register for this course: https://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=ZC4EBWX

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Five consecutive sessions commencing Friday 30 October – 9.30 am – 10.30 am

This course teaches practical business writing skills and provides useful guidelines and tips for developing better written communication.

After completing the program you will be able to:

  • Structure and sequence your communication for maximum results
  • Recognise and correct basic grammatical errors
  • Use punctuation
  • Select the tone, language and writing style to suit your audience and message
  • Write professionally worded business letters and e-mail messages

*** NSW Government subsidised places may be available for qualifying applicants. Please see page 30 of the brochure or contact Macarthur Community College office for more information.

Target audience:  The program caters for people who would like to improve their business writing skills.

For any participants who are teachers, completing this course will contribute 7 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW and complies with the Start Strong Program funding guidelines.  

Agenda

Topics to be explored include:

  • Know your purpose
  • Know your audience
  • Selecting the communication medium letter, email, memorandum, report or SMS
  • Structure and sequencing *Common mistakes in grammar
  • Punctuation comma, inverted commas, colons, semi-colons, apostrophes
  • Words often confused
  • Selecting your writing style
  • Plain English
  • Tone, denotation and connotation
  • Selecting active or passive voice
  • Clichés, buzzwords and jargon
  • Non-discriminatory language
  • Words often confused
  • Reviewing/revising and editing
  • Formatting business letters
  • Email etiquette
  • Checklist for good writing

To register for this course: https://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=ZC4EBWX


 

Start Time

9:30 am

October 30, 2020

Finish Time

9:30 am

November 27, 2020

Address

Zoom