Advanced Business Writing

In this workshop participants are given practical tools for effective business writing and email etiquette. Participants will discover the key to managing their writing time more efficiently and learn how to write letters/documents, recommendations, persuasive text, short reports, memos and emails. They will be shown simple techniques for converting wordy sentences into clear and concise language and shown practical ways to proofread their work.

Learning Outcomes

  • The nine rules of writing
  • The five phases of business writing
  • Develop an appropriate writing style and format
  • Recognise standard ways of documenting materials
  • How to plan, organise, write, edit and review
  • Choosing the appropriate document every time
  • Develop effective business documents for tough situations
  • Improve sentence and paragraph construction
  • Documents that inform, persuade and provide information

What Will Be Covered?

  • What is the purpose of your document?
  • Who is my audience?
  • The Four C's - Clear, concise, complete, correct
  • POWER: The five stages of business writing
  • Direct vs. indirect approach
  • Readability index and using inclusive language
  • Paragraphs, sentences, emphasis, tone, unity and coherence
  • Steps in the persuasion process
  • Business briefs, memos and emails
  • Report writing: structure, tables, graphs and citing sources
  • Reports vs. Proposals
  • Editing and revising
  • Skills practice
  • Key take aways and Personal Action Plan


Our training programs are practical, fun and interactive. Participants always return to work with a clear understanding of how to apply the techniques learnt. Training can be delivered as the standard workshop or tailored to suit any industry and organisation. We design all of our courses following a detailed consultation and analysis with you so that we are able to achieve a positive and measurable result.


Pre work, a Certificate of Attendance, access to our online toolkit and a bonus 6 week follow up skills booster for participants. You will receive a pre program questionnaire which is designed to assist you in receiving the best outcome and return on investment from your training.The workshop will be delivered by experienced, professional and engaging facilitators.

Training Investment Price Quotes

Our quotes are completely inclusive, meaning our firm quote includes:
  • All needs assessment discussions
  • All training development
  • All training customization
  • All training materials
  • Training delivery
  • All travel related costs and expenses
  • You receive one invoice when the training is completed. No surprises.
Format:Full day
Venue:onsite and offsite
Max participants:20
Contact Us For further information Call 1300 783 987
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