Business and Report Writing Skills

Business Skills

Course Duration: One day

Course Overview

In this intensive, practical writing workshop, a business-writing specialist trainer will show you how to produce your documents quickly and effectively and get them to the top of the pile. The methods taught can easily be applied to business letters, reports, minutes of meetings and proposals.


  • Writing to communicate
  • Identifying the barriers to understanding the written word
  • Style and language
  • The principles of effective business writing
    • Accuracy, brevity and clarity
    • Presenting a positive image
  • Readability and plain English used to effect
  • Letter writing
  • Using a systematic approach to planning, writing and editing
    • Effective openings and closings
    • Using different approaches to convey different messages
    • Complaints, apologies, getting action, requesting information
  • Basic grammar and proof-reading tips
    • Punctuation
    • Common grammatical errors to avoid
    • Editing and checking the finished document
  • Minutes
    • How to draft effective minutes
  • Reports
    • Structuring reports, externally and internally
    • Techniques for breathing life into a report

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