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This course is available in-house or as a public course by special arrangement

Business Writing Skills

Unit Standard: 
12153
NQF Level: 
NQF 4
Credits: 
Aligned
Course Category: 
Business Skills

Duration: 2 Days
Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

With the advent of the Internet, email and online services, some people have been quick to say that writing is going out of style. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Computers, email and fax machines have made writers out of us all. Never before has it been more important to compose clear, accurate messages – and to compose them quickly and concisely. Lawrence M. Kohn, California Society of Certified Accountants 1995.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Do you ever struggle to:

  • express your thoughts precisely on paper
  • get your message across clearly and succinctly
  • format your document
  • attract your reader’s attention

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this practical workshop is for you!

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

This course will help you to:

  • plan and organise your thoughts
  • do an audience analysis
  • format your document
  • express yourself clearly in plain and simple language

WHAT WILL BE COVERED

  • The principles of good writing
  • Planning and structuring your document
  • Reader-friendly layout
  • Clarity, conciseness and consistency
  • Setting the correct tone
  • The correct use of punctuation
  • The business letter and memorandum
  • Email protocol
  • Business reports and proposals
Official course name: 
Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment
Accredited: 
No

2018 Cost

R4,100.00 pp (ex VAT)
Reduced cost for multiple bookings are available

2019 cost

R4,400.00 pp (ex VAT)
Reduced cost for multiple bookings are available

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