Essentials of Business Writing

The Four C’s
Learn four of the C’s of writing: clear, concise, complete, and correct.

Active and Passive Voice
Most people prefer to read writing that is in the active voice. Find out the best way to put this into practice.

Sentences and Sentence Types
Understand the structure of sentences and paragraphs and learn how to apply this knowledge.

Readability Index
The Gunning Fog Index, also called the readability index, determines the difficulty level of a written piece.

Manners and Courtesy
Courtesy is an important principle of good business writing.

Practical Language
It is important to use words that best reflect what you are trying to say.

Sentence Construction
The two basic rules for constructing sentences are: use construction that makes meaning clear and keep construction parallel.

Writing Business Letters
Learn the steps for writing a business letter, types of letters, and the parts of a business letter.

Writing Effective E-mails
Learn some tips on writing effective e-mails and managing mail.

Spelling and Proofreading
Identify common spelling errors and practice proofreading skills.

Writing Memos
Memos are another challenge that many writers face. Learn how to write clear and concise memos.

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  • Workshop sign in starts at 8:30 AM. The workshop starts at 9:00 AM and runs until 4:30 PM with an hour break for lunch.  Coffee, tea, and pastries are available in the morning however you are on your own for lunch. 
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  • Applicable taxes (GST or HST) are not included in course fees.
  • Register 3 or more participants at the same time and receive discounted rates for each registration.  Please note that this discount does not apply to conferences.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time.  Please let us know prior to the workshop.
  • A 10% discount applies for all previous attendees.  Please note that this discount does not apply to conferences.
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  • Workshop fees include a course manual and a certificate of completion.
  • Refunds will be issued for cancellations received 5 business days prior to the workshop date.  Cancellations after cut-off date will receive a credit note for future workshop or conference.


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