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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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Stop Press: New Minute Taking Course Launch Date April 15th

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.

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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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Minute Taking Made Easy

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

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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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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NEXT CLASS DATES
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 15, 2019
London Victoria
£199
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May 17, 2019
Bristol Easton BS5
£199
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May 29, 2019
Leeds West One
£199
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Jun 5, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£199
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Basic Principles of Business Writing
May 8, 2019
Leeds West One
£229
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May 14, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£229
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Jun 6, 2019
London Victoria
£229
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Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Apr 24, 2019
London Victoria
£229
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May 13, 2019
Leeds West One
£229
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May 15, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£229
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Professional Report Writing
May 28, 2019
Leeds West One
£229
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Jun 4, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£229
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DELEGATE FEEDBACK
FOR OUR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS COURSES

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.5 out of 5  BASED ON 296 REVIEWS
Camila Baranda Hardy
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Mar 15 2019

"The instructor Catarina was excellent. "
  Course rating of 5 stars
Angie Miley
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Mar 6 2019

"Great trainer, really friendly and informative. "
  Course rating of 5 stars
Nicola Rosewarne
, Course:
Report Writing
Feb 19 2019

"A fantastic course, facilitated by a lovely lady. I enjoyed the course very much. "
  Course rating of 5 stars
Shaun Sweeney
, Course:
Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Feb 18 2019

"Instructor was great. A really genuine down-to-earth guy."
  Course rating of 4 stars
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Feb 11 2019

"Bernadette was thorough and delivered the training excellently. "
  Course rating of 5 stars
Helen Wriglesworth
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Jan 9 2019

"Excellent trainer. Very enthusiastic and excellent communication skills"
  Course rating of 5 stars
Sarah Williams
, 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
Georgina Callaghan
, 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
Lynda Russell
, 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
Jill Peacock
, Course:
Report Writing
Oct 25 2018

"The tutor was excellent and very knowledgeable."
  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.

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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.

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