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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

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
Jun 19, 2019
Manchester Piccadilly
£199
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Jun 24, 2019
London Victoria
£199
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Jun 25, 2019
Bristol Easton BS5
£199
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Jul 8, 2019
Leeds West One
£199
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Jul 15, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£199
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Jul 17, 2019
Tower Bridge
£199
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Basic Principles of Business Writing
Jun 25, 2019
Tower Bridge
£229
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Jul 11, 2019
Manchester Piccadilly
£229
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Jul 16, 2019
London Victoria
£229
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Jul 30, 2019
Leeds West One
£229
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Aug 6, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£229
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Advanced Principles of Business Writing
Jun 26, 2019
Tower Bridge
£229
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Jul 12, 2019
Manchester Piccadilly
£229
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Jul 31, 2019
Leeds West One
£229
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Aug 7, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£229
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Aug 30, 2019
London Victoria
£189
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Professional Report Writing
Jul 12, 2019
Leeds West One
£229
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Jul 16, 2019
Tower Bridge
£229
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Jul 19, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£229
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Aug 1, 2019
Manchester Piccadilly
£229
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Aug 6, 2019
London Victoria
£229
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DELEGATE FEEDBACK
FOR OUR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS COURSES

AVERAGE REVIEW: 5.1 out of 5  BASED ON 314 REVIEWS
Amanda Fitt
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"Thoroughly enjoyable sessions, very knowledgeable trainer kept mood up and light, covered all errors of the subject as required."
  Course rating of 5 stars
Jodie Sapsed
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"Overall very enjoyable and a good experience"
  Course rating of 5 stars
Sara Goodman
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"Excellent day and feel more confident in taking minutes"
  Course rating of 5 stars
Ellen Parkinson
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"Paddy was a great trainer kept me interested throughout the whole day. I will not hesitate in recommending the course to others in the company."
  Course rating of 5 stars
Sonya Scammell
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"The interactive nature of the training session was excellent and a really good way of learning. The trainer was enthusiastic and made everyone relaxed right from the get go which all in all helped the learning experience. Please pass on my huge thanks to Paddy. "
  Course rating of 5 stars
Oliver Bromley
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"Excellent instructor, engaging, knew his content well, humorous and all round a very good teacher"
  Course rating of 5 stars
Jean Robinson
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"This was a well organised and efficient training session. Enjoyed the whole training session. Paddy is an excellent facilitator."
  Course rating of 5 stars
Bethann Chevalier
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"I thoroughly enjoyed the day and found it extremely informative. Our trainer succeeded in engaging and including everyone to step out their comfort zone and made the day fun and am therefore confident more information/hints/guidance will be remembered."
  Course rating of 5 stars
Lisa Wilkinson
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
May 2 2019

"Just a fabulous course "
  Course rating of 5 stars
Jean Bissett
, Course:
Minute Taking Made Easy
Apr 1 2019

"Paddy the facilitator, did a fantastic job of putting people at ease and to make the day fun."
  Course rating of 1 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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