Business Writing (1-day)

Write clear, concise and successful communications

Overview

Every professional position requires some form of writing, whether it is an elaborate report or the simplest emails. How you write is just as important as what you write, and key ideas can become easily lost in poor communication—affecting the impact of your message and your audience’s response.

Here, you will learn to improve the quality and professionalism of your writing, pick up key written skills, and discover ways to ensure your written communications continuously stand out from the crowd.

Key Benefits & Takeaways

  • Understand and assess the message, transmission method, and context
  • Avoid communication breakdowns and express your thoughts clearly
  • Learn when to use emails, reports, and social media
  • Get the key skills you need to write technical and training manuals, public information releases, and employee communications
  • Avoid common business writing errors and slip-ups
  • Write with authority, master sentence structure an employ proper grammar rules
  • Learn editing techniques in order to be clear, concise, accurate, and complete
  • Enhance presentation techniques so you can increase interest and readability

This is an ideal program for anyone who uses written communication to deliver messages—from managers, professionals, and team leaders to technical specialists, administrative executives, and customer service representatives. You are the perfect candidate to improve your business writing if you want effective ways to write with confidence, save time, and deliver clear and meaningful communications that inspire collaboration from colleagues and clients.

The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly-rated faculty members, seminar supplies, results-oriented exercises, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks) and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

Please note that following customer suggestions to go paperless for convenience and sustainability, program materials will be supplied in a downloadable soft copy only for all programs of the 1-day Series.

Topics covered during the program

  • Understand and assess the message, transmission method, and context
  • Avoid communication breakdown: causes and consequences
  • Express your thoughts clearly
    • Emails, reports, and social media options
    • Technical and training manuals
    • Public information releases
    • Employee communications
      • Avoid common business writing errors and slip-ups
      • Write with authority: words matter
      • Master sentence structure and rules of grammar
      • Apply editing techniques: be clear, concise, accurate and complete
      • Enhance presentation techniques: increase interest and readability

        Programs to Consider

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        Fee

        $795.00

        Location

        McGill Executive Institute
        1001 Sherbrooke St. West,
        6th floor
        Montreal, QC H3A 1G5


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