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

BUSINESS WRITING TRAINING COURSES

Writing and Minute Taking Training

Training Courses in Business Writing Skills, delivered UK-wide in 11 Activia training centres or at your offices
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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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PRICES AND DATES
FOR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS TRAINING

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COURSE OUTLINES & LINKS FOR
BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS TRAINING
Browse the outlines and click for more details on each course

Basic Principles of Business Writing

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

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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Minute Taking Made Easy

Minute Taking Made Easy

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

  • Course Introduction and Overview
  • The Role of a Minute Taker
  • The Skills of a Minute Taker
  • Meeting Agreements
  • Minutes Styles
  • Techniques for Preparing Minutes
  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book
  • Developing Your Minute Taking Skills
  • Your Personal Action Plan

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Report Writing

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)

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)

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
FOR OUR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS COURSES
AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.5 out of 5  BASED ON 288 REVIEWS
Georgina Callaghan, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Nov 2 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Rob was brilliant - gave me a good understanding, made me feel comfortable and gave me additional skills which I found very helpful! "
 
Lynda Russell, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Nov 2 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Really enjoyed the session. Definitely came away feeling more confident in minute taking techniques than previously. Thank you."
 
Jill Peacock, Course: Report Writing Oct 25 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The tutor was excellent and very knowledgeable."
 
Zoraida Smith, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Oct 22 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Phil was very helpful and willing to answer all of the question we had, trying to help us improve our skills."
 
Laura Atkinson, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Oct 12 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "My trainer was absolutely lovely (Bernadette) and a credit to your training."
 
Devina Murphy, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Oct 12 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Such a warm trainer which made the course topic easier to digest. I will definitely be recommencing Activia Training to everyone here at HH."
 
Erin Dunn, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Oct 12 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The trainer was extremely welcoming, I was made to feel comfortable from the moment I arrived. She encouraged us to ask questions and was able to answer them, doing so in a clear and concise way. "
 
Charlotte Pooley, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Oct 4 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "The day was brilliant with easy learning tactics and group involvement."
 
Cordell Oneill, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Sep 28 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Good facilitation"
 
Wendy Ferreira, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Sep 24 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Trainer was very good and explained everything clearly."
 

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GENERAL INFORMATION
ABOUT BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS TRAINING

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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WRITING AND MINUTE TAKING TRAINING

We can enhance your skills with training in writing and minute taking at any of our twelve training centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices: if you have groups of three or more staff who need training, this is a very convenient, flexible and cost effective option. Moreover, most of our business writing courses are 1 day, which keeps "out of office" periods for attendees to a minimum.

We have been delivering writing and minute taking training all over the UK since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and results-driven provision of training courses for business writing to ensure constantly improving standards of quality.   So you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give you a great return on your investment in Training Courses for Business Writing from Activia.

Why not contact us today to see how we can help with providing your course for business writing ?


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