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

BUSINESS WRITING TRAINING COURSES

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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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 YOUR TRAINING

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COURSE OUTLINES & LINKS
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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 291 REVIEWS
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Jan 9 2019

"Excellent trainer. Very enthusiastic and excellent communication skills"
  Course rating of 5 stars
, Course:
Report Writing
Nov 29 2018

"The course and the tutor were great, even though I was the only delegate for this course. It was reassuring that the course was still provided. Activia are definitely a company I would recommend, and already have to my employers HR department."
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Nov 2 2018

"Really enjoyed the session. Definitely came away feeling more confident in minute taking techniques than previously. Thank you."
  Course rating of 5 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Nov 2 2018

"Rob was brilliant - gave me a good understanding, made me feel comfortable and gave me additional skills which I found very helpful! "
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Report Writing
Oct 25 2018

"The tutor was excellent and very knowledgeable."
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Oct 22 2018

"Phil was very helpful and willing to answer all of the question we had, trying to help us improve our skills."
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Oct 15 2018

"Very good trainer. Gave me more confidence"
  Course rating of 5 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Oct 12 2018

"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. "
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Oct 12 2018

"My trainer was absolutely lovely (Bernadette) and a credit to your training."
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Oct 12 2018

"Such a warm trainer which made the course topic easier to digest. I will definitely be recommencing Activia Training to everyone here at HH."
  Course rating of 4 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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