Business Writing Training Course

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When creating written communications in the workplace in Singapore, it is essential that the details of the communication be concise and correct, while the basic layout and format of the document is appropriate, and the ideas are presented logically and effectively.

The PD Training Business Essentials Writing 2018 course teaches participants how to assure the effectiveness of any type of business writing, whether its reports, proposals and even emails, and ensures these documents are written using the correct sentence structure, grammar and formatting.

Participants will learn key business writing skills like planning the document content, writing for the reader, the use of conversational styles, the use or avoidance of industry jargon and multiple types of document styling.

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This Business Writing training course can be delivered at your premises anywhere in Singapore by one of our expert local or international trainers.

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Course Outline
  • Learning Outcomes - Business Writing Training Course

    In this course participants will:
    • 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
    Duration: 1 day course

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    So we have written our very own Signature Series that incorporates best practice in modern learner engagement, and continually improves based on trainer feedback, participant feedback and innovations in best practice.

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    Business Writing Training Course Reviews:

    "Positive trainer,delivery was clear and efficient. She was patient yet strong when required.I had a very good learning experience."

    BW LPG Pte Ltd


    "Good class size and training is very compact and knowledgeable."

    At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy


    "Mr Paul was engaging throughout the session. I enjoy his methods of conducting the workshop. He is very much knowledgeable in the topic he presented and the ideas he shared are relevant."

    "It was a great experience learning the skills in writing a formal email,proposal etc. Love the way Mr. Paul interact with us and make the subject easy for us to understand and digest."

    "Generally, the course is useful for us as it prepares us for our future.. Some takeaways: - getting use to proofreading - get to know the common mistake that we usually tend to overlook."

    "Compact & elaborative."

    "Trainer was excellent in delivering his point and topics. Overall, it was still good and the points/tips given were useful."

    Islamic Religious Council Of Singapore


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    Trainer was very engaging.
    Singapore Power Services Ltd
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    Trainer is very engaging and able to create an proactive learning environment.
    Budenheim Singapore Pte Ltd
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    Thank you very much. I enjoyed a course, and it was quite helpful.
    Hitachi Singapore
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    Jack was a fanstastic facilitator and was able to engage the participants throughout the two days.
    Visa Inc
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    I am happy I joined this course as Trainer Shana is very knowledgeable as she can analyse different situations that might happened for us. Thanks for her hard work.
    Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
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    Interesting trainer with in-depth knowledge. Case study and sharing sessions were good.
    Pacific-Tec Scientific Pte Ltd
    NTUC Health logo
    Trainer, Jack, was very professional and delivered the course content in an excellent manner.
    Phillip Securities logo
    Jack definitely has the right indepth knowlerdge. This was apparent, when away from the agenda/content he digressed intelligently to share more insights in a higly practical way. Competence and confidence are displayed.
    Phillip Securities

  • Course Outline - Business Writing Training Course

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    Possessing effective business writing skills is crucial for your career. One must know how to write with clarity and certainty in order to gain credibility and achieve the results you desire from co-workers, employers or clients. Remember, that in a formal business setting in Singapore, there is no room for miscommunications, unclear messages and wasted words. You should be proficient enough with your writing skills to remove the clutter and communicate efficiently.

    Writing is a key method of communication in personal and professional life and for many it is a skill that requires focus, training and practice. In this Professional Business Writing Training Course participants will learn some fundamental skills such as spelling, grammar and proper punctuation.

    Participants will also learn how to approach the most common business documents including emails, proposals, reports and agendas providing that extra level of professionalism with internal and external communications.

    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 1
    Writing with Professional Impact
    • Spelling
    • Grammar
    • Creating a Cheat Sheet
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 2
    Structuring Sentences for Effectiveness and Readability
    • Parts of a Sentence
    • Punctuation
    • Types of Sentences
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 3
    Creating Paragraphs with Persuasive Power
    • The Basic Parts
    • Organisation Methods
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 4
    Writing Meeting Agendas
    • The Basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
    • Writing the Agenda
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 5
    Professional Email and Email Etiquette
    • Addressing Your Message
    • Appropriate and effective use of 'Urgent'
    • Make the most of your prime email-estate
    • Introduction – Body – Conclusion
    • Effective Subject lines: Don’t make me open the email to find out the purpose
    • Don’t make me scroll! - 1 page view only
    • Don’t make me translate your sloppy language
    • Don’t make me read redundant words
    • 2 – 3 lines per paragraph
    • Salutation
    • Signoff and Signature
    • Corporate Communications Taglines
    • Using 'Draft'
    • Using 'Time Delays'
    • Grammar and Acronyms
    • Email Style
    • Choosing a Style
    • Writing the Email
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 6
    Writing Business Letters
    • The Basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
    • Writing the Letter
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 7
    Writing Proposals
    • The Basic Structure
    • The key elements to a great proposal
    • What to leave out
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 8
    Writing Reports
    • The Basic Structure
    • The key elements to a report
    • Using Tables Graphs and Imagery
    • Common mistakes
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 9
    Other Types of Documents
    • Requests for Proposals
    • Projections
    • Executive Summaries
    • Business Cases
    Business Writing Training Course - Lesson 10
    Proofreading and Finishing - Avoid the Cringe
    • A Proofreading Primer
    • How Peer Review can help
    • Printing and Publishing

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    In-House training benefits:

    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

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    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

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    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

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    We all know the importance of reinforcement, so we'll come back within 90 days of the original course 1/2 price.

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