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This one-day Advanced Writing Skills training course is geared towards strong writers who are looking to improve in specific areas. Trainers will devote time to writing letters of recommendation, persuasion, refusal, and action.

It’s recommended that participants complete our Business Writing That Works course before taking on this advanced workshop.

This training will assist participants with:

  • Keeping their writing clear, concise, and grammatically sound.
  • Improving sentence construction and paragraph development.
  • Dealing with specific business requests that call on strong writing skills.
  • Creating effective business cases, proposals, and reports.
  • Thoroughly documenting sources that are used or referenced.

The Advanced Writing Skills course is available for trainers to purchase, download, and deliver as soon as your training materials are printed! You can add your logoand supplement your training materials package with custom projects. Each package comes complete with an instructor guide, student manual, PowerPoint slides, quick reference guide, and much more.

 

Course outline-

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: The C’s of Writing

Writing Clearly

Writing Concisely

Making Connections

Writing Correctly

Choosing Your Sources

Session Three: Writing Mechanics

Building Paragraphs

Proper Paragraphs

More on Paragraphs

Making Connections

Session Four: Dealing with Specific Requests

Types of Letters

Keeping it Real

Session Five: Preparing Business Documents

Business Cases

Requests for Proposals

Writing Reports

Documentation

Session Six: Editing Techniques

Personal Action Plan

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

 

 

What you get-

Instructor Guide

Our Instructor Guides are the core of each training course. It lays out the training in simple, easy-to-follow instructions. You can also customize the Instructor Guides in order to personalize your training.

Student Manual

Each Instructor Guide – for each course – is paired with a Student Manual that you can present to your participants. This customizable Student Manual gives each participant the student version of the course you will be teaching.

Exercise Workbook

Whether or not you choose to introduce exercises into your training is up to you as the facilitator. In case you want to do thiswe offer you an Exercise Workbook (also customizable) that is specific to the course you are offering.

Sample Files

Each of ourcourse titles comes with a Lab Workbook loaded with activities and exercises to practice and reinforce the learners’ understanding of the course objectives. Pre-made Sample Exercise Files are provided for use with the Lab Workbook so that you, as the trainer, do not have to prepare activity working files.

Powerpoint Deck

Our Course is designed to give you everything you need for use in the classroom or workshop. This includes the PowerPoint versions of all the courses, prepared for you in advanced.

Quick Reference Guide

Quick Reference Guides are a favourite tool for trainers to provide to their learners. Each Quest Reference Guide summarizes the most important elements in each course title down to two pages.