Public Seminar: Business Writing that Works

For those who must write as part of their job, being able to write well is a real career boost. Learn how to capture your thoughts on paper so they are strong and persuasive, but at the same time clear, concise, complete, and correct. Our Business Writing that Works seminar will be held January 19 to 20, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop is ideal for business professionals at all levels who want a quick and easy approach to effective business writing. Join us to hone your written communication skills!

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We can think about writing either as a process or as a product (the finished work). By changing the process of writing, we can alter the outcome. This two-day workshop will concentrate on the nitty-gritty details that writers have to contend with, and give some practical advice on making the job less difficult. participants will also have opportunity to discuss their writing problems and share solutions with others in the workshop.

Course attendees will earn a better grasp of writing basics, from grammar, to spelling and punctuation. They will also learn about the writing process; gathering material, formatting, and conclusions through recommendations or next steps. Participants will practice clear, concise writing that readers will grasp quickly in order to develop an effective writing style similar to experienced writers.

Course Outline

  • The Four C’s
  • Active vs. passive voice
  • Punctuation Tips
  • Sentence and Paragraph Structure
  • Writing Business Letters
  • Writing Reports and Memos
  • Inclusive Language
  • Spelling and Proofreading
  • E-mail Etiquette

An investment of P8,500 + VAT includes instruction by an expert facilitator, small group workshops that provide “active learning,” a specialized student manual, personalized certificate of participation, snacks, lunch and a complimentary eBook; The Smart Guide to Business Writing.

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About the Facilitator

Ms. Imelda Celestina Lee Monsale has twenty-three years of experience in designing and implementing behavioral training modules, administering psychological assessment, counseling clients with behavioral and emotional disorders, and conducting various research studies in the different fields of psychology. She is an Instructor for Personal Transformation and a consultant of corporate companies where she renders her expertise in training and counseling to address concerns that affect employees’ productivity and well-being. Ms. Monsale has completed all the coursework for a Ph.D. program in Guidance and Counseling at the University of the Philippines Diliman.

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