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Business Writing

By: Sandhills Consulting Nigeria Ltd

Lagos State, Nigeria

15 - 15 Nov, 2016 

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NGN 73,500

Welcome to the Business Writing workshop. Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it’s one that many people struggle with. This workshop will give participants a refresher on basic writing concepts such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation. It will also provide an overview of the most common business documents such as proposals, reports, and agendas. All of this will provide that extra edge in the workplace

Course Content

Day One

  • Working with Words    
  • Spelling     
  • Grammar  
  • Creating a Cheat Sheet
  • Constructing Sentences       
  • Parts of a Sentence    
  • Punctuation       
  • Types of Sentences    
  • Creating Paragraphs   
  • The Basic Parts  
  • Organization Methods  
  • Writing Meeting Agendas     
  • The Basic Structure    
  • Choosing a Format      
  • Writing the Agenda     
  • Writing E-mails   
  • Addressing Your Message     
  • Grammar and Acronyms      

Day Two

  • Writing Business Letters       
  • The Basic Structure    
  • Choosing a Format      
  • Writing the Letter       
  • Writing Proposals
  • The Basic Structure    
  • Choosing a Format      
  • Writing the Proposal    
  • Writing Reports  
  • The Basic Structure    
  • Choosing a Format      
  • Writing the Report      
  • Other Types of Documents   
  • Requests for Proposals
  • Projections
  • Executive Summaries  
  • Business Cases   
  • Proofreading and Finishing   
  • A Proofreading Primer 
  • How Peer Review Can Help  
  • Printing and Publishing 

Workshop Objective

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Gain better awareness of common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction.
  • Know the basic structure of agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Know tips and techniques to use when deciding the most appropriate format to use for agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Know tips and techniques in writing agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports.
  • Gain an overview of Request for Proposals, Projections, Executive Summaries, and Business Cases.
  • Define proofreading and understand techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing.

Target Audience

Admin Officers, Secretaries, Personal Assistants, Human Resource Officers and Managers

6,Segun Gbele Close, Off Lola Holloway Street, Omole Phase 1, Ojodu-Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria Nov 15 - 15 Nov, 2016
NGN 73,500.00((VAT Inclusive))
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08061277967, 08132218332

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