Date and Time
Half day seminar: Tuesday 31st May 2022
About the Course
Would you like your writing to get noticed for all the right reasons – because it’s strong, clear, concise and polished? Would you like to feel confident that your writing will achieve its objectives and reach its target audiences?
The half-day workshop covers the fundamentals of good business writing skills, using a variety of materials for practical exercises (emails, reports etc.). It covers the principals of planning, how to create a reader-focused style, the power of language, and common errors of grammar and punctuation. It will also look at the benefits of using plain English and a readability test for communicating with the public.
Writing ability is highlighted in the PMDS competency development framework under Communication Skills and Customer Service.
After completing this workshop, attendees will:
- Feel confident that they can create strong, readable, and polished documents
- Be able to write clearly and concisely
- Understand how to create an effective plan
- Be able to write a first draft quickly
- Understand the benefits of using plain English and a readability test
- Be able to recognise and correct common errors of grammar and punctuation
- Take away useful resources, including an editing checklist and punctuation fact-sheet
This workshop is for anyone wants to communicate effectively when writing to customers, clients, colleagues, or other organisations. It will give you confidence in your existing abilities – and techniques to develop your writing skills so that you are more efficient and effective.
Our trainer is a highly experienced trainer and former journalist who specialises in delivering Writing Skills courses for the public and private sectors.
She has worked as a feature writer and sub-editor at The Irish Times. She has also been involved in training Irish Times editorial staff. She is a former lecturer on the MA in Journalism at Dublin Institute of Technology and is author of Common Errors in Written English.
Multiple Delegate Discount
3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
10+ Delegates – 15% Discount
To avail of our multiple delegate discount for 3 or more delegates, you must email email@example.com with the name and details of all those you wish to book. All those you wish to book on must be booked at the same time.
For 1 or 2 attendees, manually enter in the number of tickets you wish to purchase below.
All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.