Business Writing Skills: How to Write Effectively
March 02, 2021 - March 05, 2021
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Free 30-minute one-on-one consultation
Synchronous sessions via Zoom
Asynchronous sessions via access to the AteneoBlueCloud (Canvas LMS)
Early Eagle Rate:
February 16, 2021
“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly.” – David McCullough
In the world of work, our success relies heavily on how well we communicate. More so in written communication— to be understood efficiently and correctly is crucial.
This course is for professionals whose work involve written correspondences (i.e. letters, e-mails, memoranda, notices) and reports (i.e. informative, minutes, presentations).
This is the intermediate course in the Professional Writing Program.
Who should attend
This course is for professionals who want to enhance their business writing skills.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Define what business writing is, including its varieties and applications;
Evaluate effective writing in terms of clarity, coherence, conciseness, accuracy, and audience awareness; and
Write more persuasive correspondences and focused reports.
Session 1 – Writing for Business A
Business Writing: Definition and Rationale
Business Writing vs. Other Types of Writing
Traits of Effective Business Writing (Clarity, Coherence, Conciseness. Accuracy, and Audience Awareness)
Refresher on Grammar and Usage, including punctuations
Session 2 – Writing for Business B: Forms and Formats of Business Writing A
Traits of Effective Business Writing (continuation)
Refresher on Grammar and Usage (continuation)
Business Writing: Correspondences (e-mail, letters)
Session 3 – Forms and Format of Business Writing B
Business Writing: Announcements (memoranda, circulars, notices, releases)
Business Writing: Reports (minutes, progress/project,)
Session 4 – Forms and Format of Business Writing C
Business Writing: Presentations
Business Writing: Others (as requested/required by participants)
Mr. John P. Tigno is a Freelance Learning & Organizational Development Consultant with more than 18 years of experience working in various industries.
He was a Learning & Development Manager at Arvato Bertelsmann; Training & Organizational Development Manager at Binzagr (KSA); and Master Trainer at Dell International Services.
Mr. Tigno graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University (Communication Arts; Literary & Cultural Studies) and the University of the Philippines – Diliman (Industrial Relations). He received a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) from the University of Cambridge.