Description

About the program
Writing is a key method of communication for most professionals; writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important in the business world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving you that extra edge in the workplace.

The Business Writing workshop will give participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common business documents. These basic skills will provide participates with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.

Who should attend?
This training course is for those who are tasked to lead both people and processes and will assist a wide range of professionals from every field and greatly will benefit:
  • Practicing and aspiring Supervisors at all levels and disciplines;
  • Practicing and aspiring Managers at all levels and disciplines.

Objective
  • Gain better awareness of common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction.
  • Know the basic structure of agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Know tips and techniques to use when deciding the most appropriate format to use for agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Know tips and techniques in writing agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Gain an overview of Request for Proposals, Projections, Executive Summaries, and Business Cases.
  • Define proofreading and understand techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing.

What you will gain?
  • Format and Structure: Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation
  • Identifying what to write; letter, email, memo, report differences
  • Techniques to write better Proposals: Basic Structure; Choosing a format;
  • Techniques to write better Reports: Basic Structure; Choosing a format;

Content
  • Email Structure; formal; semi-formal; informal; the Tone; The Format;
  • Report Structure &Proposals;
  • Memos & Meeting Minutes;
  • Projections;
  • Executive Summary;
  • Business Cases;
  • Proofreading;

Language
  • English

Before the program
  • Conduct A pre-course TNA (Training Needs Analysis)

Duration
  • 8 Hours – 1 Day

Fees
  • 2,500 QAR
Register