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Next Course Starts: Thursday June 8, 2017

Price: £530 + VAT

Duration: 2 Day

Location: 118A Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4BH

Schedule: 10.30am - 4.30pm (1 hour lunch break)

Award: Certificate

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Communication skills are vital in any industry – sourcing information and writing documents to relay key messages to various audiences are some of the essential skills that can be developed through the course. The two-day course is taught by the leading journalist, Marianne Gray, who has extensive experience both as a journalist and as a trainer.

The course is essentially very realistic and contemporary. It is a relaxed class that covers a lot of ground and is designed to make your business corporate writing stand out in a crowd. It guides delegates on how to find and write vital information in the best style and deliver it to the correct reader. In class we write documents like mission statements, business reports, speeches and corporate documents for external, in-house, web and blog use. 

We will do our best to incorporate individual training needs. Prior to the course taking place, you will be required to provide details on your current role and areas that you wish to improve in terms of writing and what you are looking to gain from the course. The training is designed to be practical and offers considerable advice and information.Course delegates will submit a 1,500 word feature two weeks after completing the course. Topics can be related to either professional occupations or personal interest.

*Note: Students must bring in a personal computer or tablet device to complete this course

"Marianne is an interesting and knowledgeable tutor. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who has to write in their profession."

- Carolyn McKenzie, Executive Secretary to CEO, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Course Content

Day One

Day Two

Q & A

ASSESSMENTS

Delegates will tackle hands-on exercises at the end of each section to cement their learning, and personal achievement will be assessed throughout the two days. Delegates will not undertake an examination on this course.

Assessments include:

  • Class exercise: write a short article for a blog (a choice of topics are given).
  • Class exercise: write a short business report (a choice of topics are given).
  • Class exercise: write a newsletter as part of internal comms to announce a new service within the company.
  • A corporate report of 1,000-1,500 words submitted two weeks from completion of the course.

AWARD & RECOGNITION

This course is approved by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service. On successful completion of a course, delegates are awarded a certificate to demonstrate completing and passing an examination or producing a successful assessment.

Please contact us on 0207 221 3399 for details, or complete the enquiry form.