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Business Writing Excellence: Grammar, Punctuation and Tips for Business Writing Excellence
PDUs: 8
Technical Project Management PDU Value: 8
Leadership PDU Value: 0
Strategic and Business Management PDU Value: 0
Category: Category A: PMI Registered Education Providers
Author: Made for Success
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Business Writing Excellence

Grammar, Punctuation and Tips for Business Writing Excellence

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Business Writing Excellence will take you to the next level to improve your business writing skills. The quality of your writing directly reflects the quality of your work. As a project manager, it is vital to communicate effectively with your team, stakeholders, customers and superiors.  Effective business writing will help you land the next big project, get your desired results when communicating and gain respect among your peers. 

This expert resource will teach you the best practices to develop in both technical and creative writing, essential skills for all project managers and leaders. In this course, best-selling authors will reveal entertaining and informative methods to organize complex thoughts, write effectively to engage audiences, inspire or persuade your readers and craft a story to drive your point home.

How to effectively write a book, essay, or business plan does not need to be a mystery. Learn a foolproof system for taking highly complex ideas and organizing them into a cohesive flow that is easy for readers to digest.  Whether you work in the professional world as a business or project manager, or you are inspired to lead through your words, this course is for you!

Module 1: Great Grammar for Grown-Ups by Liv Montgomery: “Great Grammar for Grown-Ups” pokes fun at the different parts of speech and shows you exactly how to apply them in your daily conversations, written compositions and presentations.

Module 2: Perfect Punctuation for Practical People by Liv Montgomery: “Perfect Punctuation for Practical People” will teach you the fundamentals of periods, parentheses and paragraphs. Tickle your funny bone with this off-beat and authoritative program on using punctuation to write like a professional.

Module 3: The Influential Writer: How to Captivate, Entertain and Persuade in Writing by Jeff Davidson: Discover how to manipulate words on paper to your greatest advantage and understand the power of using a story as a powerful hook to rope in the reader from the very first paragraph. You’ll also learn simple rules for effective writing that will help you offer succinct, to-the-point and influential written communication.

Module 4: Write to the Point: Your Structure, Style and Spice Make it Nice by Dianna Booher: Learn how to get a handle on your entire writing project, organize your thoughts or information with “idea wheels”, trim the fat to pack power into your prose, and turn blah-blah-blah writing into blockbuster sales copy or business documents.

Module 5: The Five C’s of Good Communication: Business Writing for Success by Laura Stack: Learn how to get decision makers to read your documents by using the five key communication principles for effective business writing:  clear, concise, concrete, correct and conversational. 

Module 6: Wake Up Your Writing at Work: 5½ Best Practices in Business Writing for the 21st Century by Mandi Stanley: “Wake Up Your Writing at Work” provides useful tips to gain credibility through the written word by correcting your top dumb e-mail moves, using bulleted lists, identifying and eliminating wasted words, tackling the smothered verbs and stale clichés and pinpointing your purpose up front. Refer to the Best Practices in Business Writing for the 21st Century slides included in your course guide to complete this module.

Module 7: Proof it! How to be a Better Proofreader by Mandi Stanley: Make sure your documents and e-mails are error free with no embarrassing mistakes by learning how to use the “Newspaper Proof”, build your “Proofreader’s Power Pack”, proofread for quality under tight deadlines and in distracting office environments.

Module 8: Conversational Writing: The Dos and Don’ts of Informal Writing by Dawn Jones: Learn the dos and don’ts of informal yet influential emails, acquire the skills to get to the point and move your reader to action, recognize and avoid costly mistakes when it comes to texting and instant messaging, and how to write emails, letters, and memos that increase your credibility.

Module 9:  Effective Business Writing for Success by Jane Smith: Effective Business Writing for Success will give you the skills to convey written messages clearly and make a positive impact—no matter what you are writing. Refer to the Effective Business Writing Skills for Success workbook included in your course guide to complete this module.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the different parts of speech and how to apply them in daily conversations, written composition and/or presentation. 
  2. Describe the fundamentals of using periods, parentheses and paragraphs.
  3. Describe the rules for effective written communication and discuss how these rules can help you improve your written communication.
  4. Describe the methods for writing quality documents efficiently and how to utilize an “idea wheel” for drafting.
  5. Describe the 5 C’s of good communication and ways in which you can implement them in your writing.
  6. Develop a checklist for ways to increase credibility in your everyday and professional writing.
  7. Describe the “Newspaper Proof” process and how you can implement better proofreading in your everyday environment.
  8. Summarize the dos and don’ts of informal writing and how to move your reader to action.  
  9. Describe the qualities of effective business writing and how you can implement them in writing meeting minutes and business emails. 

Course Outline 

  • Module 1: Great Grammar for Grown-Ups by Liv Montgomery
  • Module 2: Perfect Punctuation for Practical People by Liv Montgomery
  • Module 3: The Influential Writer: How to Captivate, Entertain and Persuade in Writing by Jeff Davidson
  • Module 4: Write to the Point: Your Structure, Style and Spice Make it Nice by Dianna Booher
  • Module 5: The Five C’s of Good Communication: Business Writing for Success by Laura Stack
  • Module 6: Wake Up Your Writing at Work: 5½ Best Practices in Business Writing for the 21st Century by Mandi Stanley
  • Module 7: Proof it! How to be a Better Proofreader by Mandi Stanley
  • Module 8: Conversational Writing: The Dos and Don’ts of Informal Writing by Dawn Jones
  • Module 9: Effective Business Writing for Success by Jane Smith and Effective Business Writing Skills for Success Workbook by Jane Smith

Course Agenda

  • Learn best practices for grammar and punctuation usage in written communication.
  • Understand techniques and rules for effective and influential writing.
  • Learn how to organize your thoughts and structure your written communication to successfully and succinctly get your point across.
  • Discover how to gain credibility using key communication principles.
  • Learn techniques to proof your work and present error free written correspondence.


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Business Writing Excellence: Grammar, Punctuation and Tips for Business Writing Excellence

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Business Writing Excellence: Grammar, Punctuation and Tips for Business Writing Excellence - DOWNLOADABLE VERSION

PDUs:8    Price: $72.00
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