Business writing: Be a brilliant writer at work
What you'll learn
- How to write clear and engaging emails, documents, reports and more
- Identify what good writing is
- Avoid common mistakes with sentences
- How to write in simple English
- How to avoid jargon, management-speak and cliches
- The basics of stylish writing
- Top spelling tips
- Vital punctuaiton and grammar - apostrophes and commas
- Reasonable command of written English
Be a brilliant writer at work
Do you have to write as part of your job? Do you write emails, letters, reports, newslettes, buisness plans, bids, blogs, social media posts or press releases?
Most of us have to write at work - but very few of us have any training in how to do it well. Very few of have even stopped to think about how we can improve what we write. Good writing can boost your career prospects, whether you're looking for work or trying to move up the ladder.
This short but highly effective course introduces you to the techniques that will improve your writing instantly and dramatically.
The common mistakes that everyone makes - including you
The simple changes that will transform your writing in minutes
Easy ways to make your writing more engaging and attention-grabbing
How to keep your writing simple but stylish
How to replace the jargon, cliches and acronyms that are ruining your writing
Quick tips to help you learn to spell ANY word
Essential grammar and punctuation to boost your confidence (and impress your boss).
The course uses a mixture of videos and articles and it's very interactive. Writing is all about doing so we make sure you get plenty of chance to practise with assignments and quizzes.
There's a workbook to download, and we'll provide you with model answers to check when you've done them.
Are you ready to begin?
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who writes for work - and wants to improve
I'm a journalist with more than 30 years experience of writing for the national press.
I also work as a copywriter and editor.
Journalists have to write clear, concise, engaging copy - and so does anyone who has to write at work.
I qualified as a trainer and set up The Sentence Works in 2014 to help individuals and companies to transform their writing at work. I've worked with the NHS, local councils, charities, solicitors, entrepreneurs...and London Zoo.