National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
Course Description

Business Writing & Grammar Skills

Transform your written communications from so-so to sensational with this skill-packed two-day workshop!

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What You’ll Learn  

Program Description

Developed exclusively for business professionals, this comprehensive two-day workshop delivers solid tools and techniques that will help you add clarity and power to all your business documents. You'll learn dozens of proven tips, techniques and shortcuts for getting your thoughts organized fast and your words flowing freely - even if writing does not come naturally to you.

In hands-on skill-building practice sessions, you'll hone your unique writing style under the personal instruction of a writing pro - your dynamic trainer who makes learning fun! You'll discover how to take the aggravation and frustration out of writing, how to become a more compelling communicator - and how to eliminate embarrassing mistakes!

You'll continue learning even after this essential training ends, thanks to the free copy of Business Grammar & Usage you'll receive. This exceptional working reference guide will serve as your personal desktop grammar resource for years to come - and is available only through National Seminars Group.

What You’ll Learn

  1. Make readers sit up and take notice with attention-grabbing words and phrases
  2. Present even the most complex material in easy-to-understand language
  3. Overcome writer's block - and never waste another minute staring at a blank screen or sheet of paper
  4. Communicate clearly and powerfully every time you put words on paper
  5. Eliminate embarrassing grammar errors from your work
  6. Keep your readers from snoozing by slashing wordiness and ditching dull, repetitive language
  7. Sell your ideas, products or services effortlessly, using amazingly easy techniques
  8. Cut your writing time by 30 to 40 percent with shortcuts and time-savers
  9. Write with confidence, assured your letters and memos are on-target and error-free
  10. Eliminate tired, out-of-date words and jargon - and boost your effectiveness immediately
  11. Say goodbye to common errors like misplaced clauses, subject/verb agreement and misused words
  12. Avoid negative words and phrases that can push your readers' hot buttons
  13. Steer clear of language that might offend by using non-sexist alternatives
  14. Organize your thoughts and information quickly with a systematic method
  15. Capitalize on your personal style to make your writing more interesting - and more effective
  16. Write complaint letters that get immediate action
  17. Proofread like a pro to keep embarrassing errors from slipping into finished documents
  18. Make written requests that get favorable replies
  19. Build instant rapport with readers by adopting a casual,
    contemporary tone
  20. Drive your message home with power and style - and get the results
    you need!

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Workshop Agenda

Where to begin? Tips for Getting Started Writing-Quickly

Basics of Solid Business Writing

Writing Letters, Memos and Reports that Get Results!

Smart Tips for Sparking Your Readers' Interest

How to Influence, Persuade and Sell Your Bright Ideas!

Keys to Conveying Credibility and Professionalism

Mastering the Rewriting Process: Your Key to Exceptional Business Writing

Practical Solutions to Real-World Writing Challenges

Gender, Age and Culture Sensitivity: Using Care in Business Writing

Using Correct Grammar for Powerful Writing

Easy Punctuation Guidelines

Proofread Like a Pro to Keep Errors from Slipping Through

Your Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction

We stand behind our seminars with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee of satisfaction. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial information you receive during this workshop, we’ll refund your money in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!

Program Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
8:30 a.m.

Group Discount: When 3 enroll from your organization, a 4th attends FREE!

Lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education:
Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop,

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