Course Name

Business Writing Skills: How to Write Effectively

Schedule

March 02, 2021 - March 05, 2021

Tuesday-Friday
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)

Regular Rate:

Php 11,000

Early Eagle Rate:

Php 10,000

Valid Until:

February 16, 2021

Business Writing Skills: How to Write Effectively

Description

“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:

  1. Define what business writing is, including its varieties and applications;

  2. Evaluate effective writing in terms of clarity, coherence, conciseness, accuracy, and audience awareness; and

  3. Write more persuasive correspondences and focused reports.

Session 1 – Writing for Business A

  1. Business Writing: Definition and Rationale

  2. Business Writing vs. Other Types of Writing

  3. Traits of Effective Business Writing (Clarity, Coherence, Conciseness. Accuracy, and Audience Awareness)

  4. Refresher on Grammar and Usage, including punctuations

Session 2 – Writing for Business B: Forms and Formats of Business Writing A

  1. Traits of Effective Business Writing (continuation)

  2. Refresher on Grammar and Usage (continuation)

  3. Business Writing: Correspondences (e-mail, letters)

Session 3 – Forms and Format of Business Writing B

  1. Business Writing: Announcements (memoranda, circulars, notices, releases)

  2. Business Writing: Reports (minutes, progress/project,)

Session 4 – Forms and Format of Business Writing C

  1. Business Writing: Presentations

  2. 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.

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