Business Writing

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Next Online Course Starts: Thursday October 7, 2021

Price: £408.33 + VAT

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Online

Schedule: 10.30am - 3:30pm

Award: CPD Approved

Next In-Person Course Starts: Thursday September 30, 2021

Price: £408.33 + VAT

Duration: 1 Day

Location: LSP

Schedule: 10.30am - 3.30pm

Award: CPD Approved

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The practical Business Writing certificated course is designed to help you shape your business writing communications style in order to deliver and adapt key messages to target audiences. You will learn how to improve clarity, quality, and accuracy in your writing. 

The ability to write business communications clearly, confidently, and consistently is a fundamental skill in the workplace. Good quality writing, whether in reports, presentations, marketing materials, emails, or digital, is essential to convey messages clearly and reflects on the organisation and the writer. The focus of the training will be on how to improve and adapt your professional corporate writing. You will learn how to get your message across in a succinct and consistent way.

We will explore the tone and style of communications and how to relay key messages for your brand’s position in the marketplace. Our leading professional trainers will help you develop your ability to write clearly, confidently, and consistently. Ensuring this fundamental skill is recognised in your workplace. Whether you want to improve your online communications or write better proposals, the course will help you brush up on your professional writing style.

The course is suitable for anyone working in marketing, PR, and communications and is involved in writing content. 

"I had a very 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

Key Objectives

 

ON THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Enhance your professional writing communication
  • Identifying and clarifying your aims and objectives
  • Getting the style and tone right 
  • Writing styles to relay key messages to various audiences
  • Understand audience expectations
  • Tackling tricky grammar and punctuation, with easy to follow rules
  • Getting your corporate message across
  • The final checks: drafts, proofing, and copy editing 

 TOPICS:

PART 1 - ESTABLISHING YOUR ABILITY TO WRITE WELL

  • Building your confidence in writing business communications 

  • Enhancing clarity, credibility, and establishing objectives

PART 2: STYLE AND STRUCTURE 

  • Adapting your style to various types of business documents, in simple and concise English 

  • Getting a structure to communicate effectively your corporate messages 

PART 3 - COMMUNICATE TO YOUR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL AUDIENCES: 

  • Connecting with your audience and engaging them in your corporate messages 

  • Adapting to meet the needs of your audience, whilst maintaining the tone of the organisation 

PART 4 - CHECK GRAMMAR AND COPY EDIT FOR THE FINAL CHECKS 

  • Improving your grammatical skills and brushing up on common mistakes 

  • Techniques to spot mistakes and copy edit for succinct writing           

Attendees will have plenty of practice and feedback throughout the training. We encourage you to explain the type of writing you are involved in and provide examples if possible. 

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

LSP has been training delegates since​ 1983​ ​and has established an excellent reputation for delivering skill-based courses for individuals as well as tailor-made corporate training courses. We offer a range of training that suits the needs of our delegates, whether it be day or evening training.

Our purpose is to provide course participants with a dynamic training experience, reflecting key trends and developments in publishing, such as e-books and self-publishing, and in proofreading.

All of our courses are led by industry experts who all share a common purpose: to deliver the best of their knowledge, expertise and ideas to others. Our mantra is that transparency and ethics build the brand's reputation. Beyond achieving the training objectives, our courses motivate individuals to enhance their performance and add value to their organisation by understanding their team's roles and responsibilities.

TAILORED TRAINING

All LSP programmes are tailored to each participant's needs. Before each session, we take the time to get to know you, providing a detailed Training Needs Analysis questionnaire that enables us to understand your skills, level of experience, potential knowledge gaps and expectations of the training. This means that no two sessions are the same, and your needs will always be met when choosing our training.

PRACTICAL LEARNING

With an engaging, supportive facilitation style, our training approach enables practical tools for skills transfer, improvements and real results.

ASSESSMENTS

The final award will be awarded on the following:

  • Critical Thinking Exercises set and completed during the training - a series of practical exercises are set for each session for the delegates to work on during their training. This is an effective way to try out what you have been learning and gain insight and feedback, as you progress with each session during 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 the training.

Please contact us on 020 7221 3399 for details, or complete the enquiry form.