Full program description

How To Improve In Business Writing (Effective Business Writing)

What's In It For Me

  • Develop writing skills
  • Communicate effectively 

Course Overview

Effective Business Writing develops the writing skills of individuals to enable them to communicate effectively.  The workshop aims to equip learners with the skills to write clearly, concisely and correctly. 

Who Should Attend

For working professionals who need to handle the various types of business writing.

Course Duration

15 Hours

Course Outline

1. Reviewing sentence components

  • Relative pronouns, prepositional phrases, particles with present and past participles

2. Writing sentences

  • Types of sentences, punctuation patterns, problems of sentences

3. Writing paragraphs

  • Structure, lengths, transition strategies and devices

4. Using language appropriately

  • Levels of formality, jargon, slang and idiomatic expressions, biased language

5. Writing concisely

  • Getting rid of unnecessary words and phrases in sentences, using the active voice not the passive

6. Communicating business matters

  • Tone in business writing, emphasis in writing, writing memos, letters, email and reports

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

  • Certificate of Attendance from NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd
  • Mapped to Effective Business Writing

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Write effective sentences and paragraphs
  • Guide readers through writing using signposts words
  • Use language appropriately; write clearly, concisely and correctly
  • Write for internal and external customers
  • Express appropriate tone in business writing
  • Write effective memos, business letters, email and reports

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • Pair work, small group and large group work
  • Case study and discussion
  • Oral and written activities

Funding Information

NTUC members enjoy UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be an union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

Price

 Price Type with GST
 Course Fee  $642.00
 Course Fee after UTAP Funding $392.00

Prices does not include pre & post assessment fees and subject to GST and other LHUB miscellaneous fees

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