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AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

at American Management Association - Arlington

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Location:
Arlington
2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200
At Crystal Dr
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this business writing class:

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? 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.  Bring a current project and get one-on-one feedback.

What Will You 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

You may also choose to bring an existing sample writing piece for one-on-one feedback.

Outline

LESSON ONE

  • Apply the Principles of Effective Business Writing
  • Establish a Clear Purpose in All Your Writing
  • Meet the Reader’s Needs By Providing Sufficient Detail

LESSON TWO 

  • Use Techniques for Overcoming Writer’s Block
  • Employ Understandable Patterns of Organizing Information
  • Use Linking Words and Phrases to Connect Sentences and Paragraphs

LESSON THREE 

  • Achieve Clarity and Precision in Daily Business Writing
  • Choose Concise, Direct Language
  • Detect Tone Issues and Determine the Best Tone for a Given Business Writing Situation

LESSON FOUR 

  • Revise First Drafts for Purposefulness, Detail, and Organization
  • Edit Language Effectively and Efficiently
  • Proofread Messages for the Most Common Errors



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