Writing With Power

To attract the attention of today’s busy readers, you must respond to their need for clarity and brevity in written communication. Learn to overcome “writer’s block,” and to recognize and avoid common mistakes to deliver information powerfully, persuasively, and professionally.

You will learn to:

  • Construct sentences that get and hold your readers’ attention
  • Edit your writing for clarity and ease of reading
  • Determine when to avoid archaic expressions and common grammar, punctuation, and usage errors
  • Structure sentences that put more impact into your communication
  • Integrate sound writing techniques to create more powerful letters and e-mails

You will benefit by:

  • Updating and improving your business writing skills for more effective and persuasive letters, reports, and e-mails
  • Organizing your documents with your readers’ needs in mind
  • Creating reader-friendly layouts to highlight important information
  • Overcoming obstacles that cause “writers block”

Audience:

Anyone who handles correspondence, develops publications, prepares reports, and needs to be able to write quickly under pressure

Program Note:

Each participant should bring a current project to get one-on-one feedback on their business writing skills.

Curriculum Area

  • Reading and Written Communication

Competencies

  • Communication
    • Practiced
  • Development of Self and Others
    • Practiced

Sessions

Code: WCC1802

Presenter: Jacqueline Doneghy

Cost: $209

Offered by Learning & Professional Development