Business Writing Skills

Program Details

Program Highlights

Writing is a vital skill for private and public sector employees.  Your work needs to be clear, concise, logical, and correct.  This course will help you plan your written documents and choose the most effective way to present information to your audience.  You will become a more competent and confident writer, with a stronger ability to use clear, consider, and correct language.  The focus will be on improving proposals, reports, letters, memos, Email, and other written documents.

  • Make points quickly, eliminate unnecessary words, and avoid the most common writing errors
  • Organize thoughts and write with purpose and conviction
  • Effectively plan for your audience, purpose, message, and tone
  • Organize and edit content for clarity, conciseness, and correctness
  • Improve written communication for internal and external audiences

Who Should Attend

  • Private and public sector employees, working professionals who correspond with, or prepare documents for, internal and external audiences

What You Will Learn

  • Value of writing
  • Four Cs of writing (clear, concise, complete, and correct)
  • Active/Passive voice
  • Sentences and sentence types
  • Manners, courtesy, practical language, and inclusive language
  • Sentence construction and punctuation
  • Writing business letters, effective emails, and memos
  • Spelling, proofreading, and reviewing your writing
  • Writing challenges

Registration

Dates & Times

Thursdays, September 16 & 23, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location

SCCCD Herndon Campus, 390 W Fir Avenue, Building A, Room 210, Clovis, CA 93611

Registration Fee

$160 per person, includes two days of training (8 hours total) and class material

Space is limited!  Register early!  Call 559.243.7530 or email Celia Zamora with questions.