Business Writing Training Course

Business Writing Training Course


Event outline

Course Overview

This Professional Business Writing Training Course provides you with the knowledge and techniques to plan, design and structure a diverse range of business documents including emails, proposals, reports and newsletters for greater clarity and impact.

The PD Training Business Writing Course will benefit employees at any level in the organisation. This course has a strong focus on writing effective email and other standard business documents for better readability, ensuring that messages are communicated concisely and clearly. Learn skills like how to structure letters and proposals, constructing sentences and paragraphs, proofreading and editing techniques and much more.

Our Professional Business Writing training course is great for all staff and more fun than you think. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and apply the six principles of good writing
  • Clearly define the purpose of your writing
  • Understand how your personal style influences your writing
  • Learn to write for a broad audience
  • Understand how to plan your writing
  • Explore the essential elements of language structure and grammar using plain
  • English Learn how to write concisely and persuasively to convey emotion and meaning
  • Understand the importance of editing and proof reading

Course Outline

Lesson 1
Getting Started

  • Pre-Assignment Review

Lesson 2
Writing with Professional Impact

  • Spelling Basics
  • Grammar Basics
  • Building a Quick Reference Guide

Lesson 3
Structuring Sentences for Effectiveness and Readability

  • Sentence Structure Explained
  • Punctuation Explained
  • Sentence Variations

Lesson 4
Creating Paragraphs with Persuasive Power

  • Parts of a Paragraph
  • Organisation Techniques
  • Paragraph Transition

Lesson 5
Writing Emails for Success

  • The Golden Rule Number 1
  • Make the most of your prime email-estate
  • Effective Subject lines
  • Write Descriptive Subject Lines
  • Introduction – Body – Conclusion
  • Grammar and Acronyms
  • Email Style

Lesson 6
Writing Proposals

  • Proposal Structures
  • Key Elements to Effective Proposals
  • Information Not Required

Lesson 7
Writing Reports

  • Various Reports Structure
  • Key Elements of a Useful Report
  • Tables, Graphs and Images
  • Avoid Common Errors

Lesson 8
Proofreading and Finishing - Avoid the Cringe

  • Proofreading Techniques
  • Using Peer Reviews
  • Printing and Publishing Tips

Lesson 9
Other Types of Documents

  • Requests for Proposals
  • Projections
  • Executive Summaries
  • Business Cases

Lesson 10
Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Parking Lot
  • Action Plans and Evaluations

Dates & registration

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Provider information

pd training is an Australian-owned, international training and professional development and services organisation, with approximately 400 specialist trainers across Australia, delivering thousands of courses each year in our 16 areas of specialty.