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Course: BWS

BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS

Introduction

Specially developed for Professionals, Managers and Executives.  The 2day course covers all the practical aspects of business writing.  Effective business writing is critical in career progress as well as business success.  Greatly beneficial  for those who need to write frequently to customers, suppliers or  internal colleagues.  Properly handled, such correspondence will overcome disagreements, change customer perceptions and add a favourable human touch to business dealings.  This course provides practical insights into customer context of business writing and develops specific skills in writing clearly, professionally and persuasively.

 

For Whom

All Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) and Businessmen  

 

Objectives

  • To avoid commonly encountered problems in English usage

  • Develop a sound understanding of business writing, procedures and format

  • To achieve appropriate reader impact

 

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

  • Avoiding Grammatical Mistakes

    -  Punctuation

    -  Tenses

    -  Spelling

  • Proper Sentence Construction

  • Paragraphing

 

WRITING FORMATS

  • Memos and Briefs

  • Correspondence

  • Reports

  • Proposals

  • Non-standard Reports

 

Business Writing Etiquette

  • Professionalism in Business Writing

  • Salutations and Closures

  • Handling Multiple Topics

  • Use of Enclosures/Attachments

  • Corporate Image Considerations

 

Achieving Clarity in Writing

  • The 3S Technique

  • Choice of Words

  • Use of Direct Expressions

  • Cutting Redundancies

 

Achieving Writing Impact

  • Impactful Words and Phrases

  • Intensifying Feeling Words

  • Ideas Sequencing

  • The Itemising Technique

 

Achieving Reader Impact

  • Understanding the Reader Mindset

  • Creating Receptivity

  • Meeting Reader Needs

  • Writing with Tact and Diplomacy

 

Writing Styles

  • Providing Information

  • Making Requests and Demands

  • Writing Persuasively

 

 

Feedback

"Provide an exposure into the specific formats appropriate for specific situations.  All topics are quite relevant. Trainer has covered in depth and can apply to my work effectively.  Practice and exercises help to identify the mistakes we made. Would recommend this programme as it really brushes up your writing skills. It is a good refresher course. Is helpful for learning the right effective ways to communicate. Would recommend, as it is very informative. Excellent,
Keep it up!
"

When

17-18/5/12  (Thu & Fri)

9 am - 5 pm

16 -17/8/12 (Thu & Fri)

9 am - 5 pm

13 -14/12/12 (Thu 7 Fri)

 9 am - 5 pm

Fee

$850+GST pp; 10% discount for 2 or more registrations. 

Inclusive of training manuals, lunch & refreshments)

10% discount off registration fee for 2 or more participants from same company  

Please make cheque payable to 6M Management Consultants Pte Ltd and mail it to:

 

6M MANAGEMENT

 CONSULTANTS PTE LTD

607 Elias Road #16-190

Singapore 510607

Tel: (065) 65822280
Fax: (065) 65828221

Email: consultancy@6m.com.sg

 

 

 

10% discount for 2 registrations in same run. Contact us for special group discount. 

 

 

 

For in-house programme/customisation and other enquiries, contact us at consultancy@6m.com.sg