Business and Report Writing Skills



Targeted, persuasive writing is an essential aspect of written communication in any successful organisation.Effective writing styles convey a professional and credible message and project the correct image.From formal reports to composing emails, polished communication is key.

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

What topics are Covered

  • Identifying the barriers to understanding the written word
  • The principes of effectice 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, appologies, getting action, requesting information
  • Basic Grammar and proof reading tips
  • 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

Course Benefits

The course is fully interactive and features a number of highly practical exercises that will stimulate the delegates’ interest and emphasise the relevance of the numerous learning points. It can also be closely tailored to the documents that people typically write in their organisation for in-house courses, however delegates are also encouraged to bring examples of their own written word to the public course.

For more information or to book any of our courses
Call: NG +234 (0) 812 0009288, 08107561680, 08131521826