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Quality Proposal and Report Writing and Crucial Communications Course

By: Tom Associates  

Lagos State, Nigeria

04 - 06 Jul, 2018  3 days

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NGN 125,000

For effectiveness in business communications, this course focuses on making managers to:

  • Become highly skilled in the use of English Language
  • Write memos, letters, reports, proposals excellently by presenting their contents with mechanical precision
  • Organise their thoughts clearly before writing
  • Know the techniques of outlining, drafting and revising their written messages
  • Practice writing styles that are clear, concrete and courteous
  • Pay attention to their spellings and punctuations
  • Know the rules that guide the use of numerals in their written messages.

Course Contents

Day One

  • Writing Guidelines
    • Essence of effective business writing
    • Planning the writing
    • Organising thought before writing.
  • Prewriting and Planning
    • Establishing purpose
    • Clarifying readership
    • Researching for facts.
  • Doing the Writing
    • Word usage
    • Common errors in our use of English by Nigerians
    • Word economy.
  • The Business Writer’s Attitudes
    • Simplicity and conciseness
    • Confused words
    • Outdated expressions
    • Opinion words and expressions
    • Look-alike words.
  • Common Writing Problems
    • Problem with Clichés
    • Parallelism problems
    • Misplaced modifiers
    • British v. American English.

Day Two

  • Attention to Grammar
    • Verb exercises
    • Noun and pronoun exercises
    • Spellings
    • Punctuations.
  • Editing techniques
    • Formatting the Writing
    • Style and tone
    • Paragraphs
    • Headings.
  • Letters
    • Salutation
    • Body of letter
    • Complimentary closure.
    • Email Guidelines
    • The recipients
    • Keeping it short
    • File attachments
    • Plain texts.
  • Writing Minutes of Meetings
    • Minutes   – what it is, what it is not
    • The Importance of Minutes
    • Types of Minutes
    • Minutes Format
    • Steps to Effective Minutes
    • Qualities of Good Minutes.

Day Three

  • Types of Report
    • Information/investigation report
    • Progress Report
    • Formal Reports
    • Informal Reports
    • SOPADA formula
    • The “Need-to-know” v. “Nice-to-know” reports
  • Executive Summary:
    • The Purpose of an Executive Summary
    • Main Stages and Techniques of Summarisation
    • Types of Summaries
    • Qualities of an Effective Executive Summary
5/7 Alade Lawal Street, Opposite Divisional Police Station, Off Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos. Jul 04 - 06 Jul, 2018

Registration: 08:30:am - 09:00:am

Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:00:am

NGN 125,000.00(Including VAT)
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Mr Abiodun Toki 08033019120

3 – 4 Participants: 5% Discount 5 or More Participants: 10% Discount
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