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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 in 11 UK locations or at your offices UK-wide
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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.

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BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS TRAINING
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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 day]

  • 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 day]

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

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CLASSROOM TRAINING FOR
BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS
Do you want the best? Here's how to get it!
Classroom training for BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS
Classroom training provides the best learning experience and knowledge retention, and is the preferred choice if you want to really get to grips with the subject.
Our class sizes are always small, allowing lots of time for questions and discussion, so you come away with a full grasp of the content, ready to use it right away.
Options for Classroom Training
Scheduled Public Classes

Best for: 1 - 4 delegates

With 11 centres across the UK, we always have a full schedule of great courses at super prices.
And we don't cancel classes – even if you are the only delegate booked on the course!

Price Guide
  • Prices for public classes start at £199
  • Early Bird discounts can reduce the price to £139
  • For multiple delegates, prices can be as low as £119

If you don't see a course at the location, or on the date, you want, it is often possible to take advantage of our unique "Schedule Your Own" feature which is available from £199.

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It couldn't be easier with our full listings of classes and dates: just click here and reserve your place in two minutes.

Training at Your Offices

Best for: 3 or more delegates

A great option that's cost effective and easy to organise: just set up the training room and we come to you to deliver the content you want on the day you choose.

Price Guide
Prices for training at your offices starts at £449

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Take a look at our new "book online" option where you can select your course and the date you want. click here to see how to arrange your training in no time at all.

Private Training at Our Centres

Best for: 3 or more delegates

If you want training away from your offices (and possible distractions), we can arrange a day at one of our centres with only your staff in attendance.

Price Guide
Prices for private Business Writing Skills training at our centres varies, but generally starts at £499

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DELEGATE FEEDBACK
FOR OUR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS COURSES
AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.5 out of 5  BASED ON 248 REVIEWS
Debra Gotham , Course: Mar 2 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "A good day. good course, nice teacher and nice people in attendance "

 
Sonia Rani, Course: Mar 2 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The course was very helpful and was a very friendly enviroment"

 
Jemma Ottley, Course: Mar 2 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "The trainer was very helpful. She engaged us all and made the learning very enjoyable. "

 
Sarah Taylor, Course: Feb 23 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Thank-you for a great day"

 
Sumayya Mahmood, Course: Feb 19 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The presenter was fantastic. So enthusiastic and encouraging. "

 
Mohammed Alenezi , Course: Basic Principles of Business Writing Feb 13 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Many thanks"

 
Sara Green , Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Feb 12 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Trainer was excellent & she was very professional & taught the course well."

 
Haimanti Ghosh, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Feb 12 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "The lady Angela was good"

 
Elaine Osborne, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Feb 5 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Colin was great in his dilvery of the course. Very informative and supportive to meet my objectives of the course."

 
Anne Coombs, Course: Advanced Principles of Business Writing Feb 5 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Really lovely trainer, excellent course day"

 
Vivien Corcoran, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Feb 5 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Excellent day's training very worthwhile"

 
Chelsea Archibold, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Feb 2 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "The trainer was very good and taught me a lot that I never knew and I now feel confident to go back to work and take minutes."

 
Paula Langley-Stevens, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Jan 22 2018
Course rating of 3 stars "The Trainer was friendly & happy to answer any questions we had."

 
Lynn Thackray, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Jan 19 2018
Course rating of 4 stars "Comments received from our team included: - Trainer engaged group and individuals well - The course was really useful and Louise was very engaging - Good group interaction. Wasn't boring. Presenter was good and fun. - The course content enlightened my awareness of the importance and relevance of the (minute-taking) role. I also benefitted from more awareness of gathering salient points relevant to the content of the meeting. - Very informative. Just need to put it in to practice now."

 
Diane Wiggans, Course: Minute Taking Made Easy Jan 12 2018
Course rating of 5 stars "Thoroughly enjoyed the Course. Louise presented the course very well. There were only two of us on the Course which for me personally, as being a mature student, really suited me."

 
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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.

Effective writing is fundamental to good communications in any business - from simple writing skills to be used in letters and emails, to the creation of persuasive business reports.

Whether at management or staff level, a good standard of written communication will have a positive effect on performance, and training in writing skills will have a significant and beneficial impact on the business.

More about training with Activia

With Activia, you can check your skill level (click here to view our Tools and Resources) which ensures you book on the correct course.   This facility is also invaluable when putting together training programmes or bespoke courses for numbers of delegates.

You can also build your own Business Writing Skills course (click here to view our Tools and Resources) to suit your own or your company project requirements, incorporating the modules which cover 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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