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Results-Based Business Writing Skills Training
Results-Based Business Writing Skills Training
 

TRAINING COURSES FOR BUSINESS WRITING

Your place for course for business writing

Training Courses in Business Writing Skills, delivered UK-wide in 11 Activia training centres or at your offices
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Stop Press: New Minute Taking Course

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Minute Taking Made Easy course!

The course has been designed to help anyone who needs to take notes or minutes at meetings, and wants to be able to prepare and present them to the highest standards.

In just one day, it takes you through understanding the role of a minute taker, the skills needed, and how to improve them. It shows you the different types of meetings, and the styles of minutes most suited to them. You get the chance to role play, and learn what to do before, during and after the meeting.

Just click here for full details of the course and how you can book.

Classroom training

Classroom training

Classroom training is proven to give the best learning experience and knowledge retention. You have the benefit of a relaxed but professional learning environment, an experienced trainer and the opportunity to ask questions, so you are 100% sure you understand all the course content.

And with our long history of training since 1995, along with our experienced trainers, you are sure to get the service and skills enhancement you need.

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COURSE OUTLINES & LINKS

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Minute Taking Made Easy

Logo for Writing and Minute Taking Training : Minute Taking Made Easy
COURSE OUTLINE     [Duration: one day]

  • Course Introduction and Overview
  • The Role and Skills of a Minute Taker
  • Questioning and Listening Skills for Minute Takers
  • What to Record
  • Minutes Styles and Types of Meetings
  • Formal Minutes
  • Before, During and After the Meeting
  • Writing Up and Distributing the Minutes
  • PRACTICAL SESSION - Role Plays or Your Own Notes
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Basic Principles of Business Writing

Logo for Writing and Minute Taking Training : Basic Principles of Business Writing
COURSE OUTLINE     [Duration: one day]

  • Course Introduction and Overview
  • Why Write?
  • The Five C's of Writing
  • Word Agreement
  • Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Readability Index
  • My Writing: What's My Style?
  • Whats My Style?
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Advanced Principles of Business Writing

Logo for Writing and Minute Taking Training : Advanced Principles of Business Writing
COURSE OUTLINE     [Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Practical Language
  • Inclusive Language
  • Parallel Sentence Construction
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling and Proofreading
  • Writing Business Letters
  • Writing Reports
  • Writing Memos
  • E-Mail Etiquette
  • Writing Challenges
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Professional Report Writing

Logo for Writing and Minute Taking Training : Report Writing
COURSE OUTLINE     [Duration: one day]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • What is a Report?
  • How to Structure a Report Professionally
  • What Makes a Good Report
  • 5 Common Complaints about Reports
  • A Checklist for Successful Reports
  • How to Plan Your Report
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Business Writing Basics 1 (Half Day)

Logo for Writing and Minute Taking Training : Business Writing Basics 1 (Half Day)
COURSE OUTLINE     [Duration: half days]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • The Five C's of Writing
  • Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • My Writing: What's My Style?

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Business Writing Basics 2 (Half Day)

Logo for Writing and Minute Taking Training : Business Writing Basics 2 (Half Day)
COURSE OUTLINE     [Duration: half days]

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Word Agreement
  • The Readability Index
  • Practical Language
  • Inclusive Language
  • Parallel Sentence Construction
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling and Proofreading

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DELEGATE FEEDBACK

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.6 out of 5  BASED ON 331 REVIEWS
Gemma Wheatley
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Oct 30 2019

"Very happy and impressed with the training received from Anna. She was professional and knew what she was talking about, but also conducted her session in a relaxed manner. She also tailored the session to make it more relevant to our own objectives."
  Course rating of 4 stars
Helen Chandler
, Course:
Basic Principles of Business Writing
Oct 22 2019

"good course, covered what i needed "
  Course rating of 4 stars
Shanna Barr
, Course:
Basic Principles of Business Writing
Oct 22 2019

"Felt it was very useful and helped me to think about a few areas I normally wouldn't have when considering my own writing. "
  Course rating of 4 stars
Lisa Hopkins
, Course:
Basic Principles of Business Writing
Aug 22 2019

"The course was really good as I was the only delegate so the trainer could adapted the course to my individual needs"
  Course rating of 3 stars
Ryan Lane
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Jul 22 2019

"very informative session. expanded knowledge of how to structure letters and emails."
  Course rating of 3 stars
Connor Gudger
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Jul 22 2019

"Good assessor - well lead session"
  Course rating of 4 stars
Scott Kitching
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Jul 22 2019

"Informative course well ran"
  Course rating of 4 stars
Arron Baker
, Course:
Report Writing
Jul 9 2019

"Good tutor approach, small numbers on course allowed lots of value to be obtained."
  Course rating of 4 stars
Natalie Roberts
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Jun 24 2019

"The water machine in the room was empty, the course books also hadn't turned up in time. The course itself was good but organisation and facilities were not good"
  Course rating of 3 stars
Cathy Knapman
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Jun 12 2019

"Philip was great, very easy to work with"
  Course rating of 3 stars

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GENERAL INFORMATION

What we do, and how we work, to make sure you get the most from the courses you attend

Business writing skills training can yield huge benefits through improvements in efficiency, morale and motivation, while also avoiding communication problems that arise through poor standards of writing.

Free Tools from Activia

With Activia, you can check your skill level with our unique, free Test Your Skills tool, which ensures you book on the correct course.   This is invaluable when putting together training programmes or bespoke courses for numbers of delegates.

You can also build your own Business Writing Skills course using our great, free Bespoke Course Creator to suit your own or your company project requirements, including just the subjects you want to learn.



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