And, listen, we know: But, like anything worth doing, mastering it just takes time and practice. The other half is reading. Connecting with your reader means understanding how they read. Readability studies are the foundation of our philosophy, our methodology, the entire way we teach.
This research gives writers the means to make good choices about how to structure documents, paragraphs, and sentences. Writers learn specific strategies to gain reader buy-in and compel readers to take action. As intelligent problem-solvers, your team already knows how to do this. Our job is just to teach them how to apply their critical thinking skills to their writing. The bottom line is this: Our clients hire us again and again because our onsite business writing workshops, teaching methodology and the concepts we teach are so effective.
Our seminar leaders add value to every course not only through their practical, action-oriented presentations-but also through the expert advice they offer and the opportunities throughout the seminar session for the one-on-one mentoring critical to effective learning.
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We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please call us at The course packet will provide all curriculum information necessary to demonstrate the value of the program. How You Will Benefit Quickly organize your thoughts and generate content Eliminate numerous time-consuming revisions Rid your writing of "fluff," so you'll generate concise content What You Will Cover Formats and formulas for various writing requirements Gaining familiarity with powerful openings and closings to capture and retain attention Thinking logically by blocking ideas and structuring your document using information modeling Identifying your reader's needs and expectations to establish the purpose and focus Organizing ideas and generating content Learning how and when to use the appropriate tone, persuasion and positive and negative words Techniques for editing and proofreading the final version.
Who Should Attend Business professionals at all levels who want a quick and easy approach to effective business writing. Special Feature You may also choose to bring an existing sample writing piece for one-on-one feedback. Set yourself apart with an AMA Certificate. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements. Enter Email Invalid email address. Enter Email Invalid e-mail address. Type the characters you see below. Your email has been sent!
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Do federal government employees receive GSA pricing in seminars? Yes, federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars. Call or visit our Government Services site for more information. The Virtual Seminar Experience. AMA virtual seminars are live interactive instructor-led courses that are completely accessible from your office or home PC. You will receive a phone call before your first session that will walk you through your set-up, explain how to use all the features of the technology, and ensure that you are comfortable and fully prepared.
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This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead of how to write it/5().
The workshop presenter is Robert Hogan, PhD. Dr. Hogan has been training writers for 40 years in universities, colleges of business, consulting companies, and professional writing companies. He has been been a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County College, and Illinois State University College of Business.
The Business Writing Workshop is a fast, fun way to get the essential writing skills you need to communicate clearly and confidently in everything you write on the job. Spend just a day with us, and all your written communication from now on will reflect the true professional you are. The Business Writing Workshop: Tools and Tricks for Creating Stronger Written Communication Course Outcomes. This business writing workshop will: Define what makes a piece of writing bad and outline steps to avoid common traps. Discuss the importance of purpose, audience, stakeholders, and context.
He has written two books training business writers: Explicit Business Writing: Best Practices for the Twenty-first Century, and Business Writing Skills for Forensic Laboratory Managers. Dr. Hogan is the director of the Business Writing Center. Dr. Hogan’s PhD is in training and supervision, with a focus on training in writing. The latest, most professional business writing formats for letters, memos, proposals, reports and more A crash course in building winning business proposals How to write memos and e-mail that today’s busy professional can digest in 60 seconds or less.