Certificate In Advance Writing Skills

£149.00

This course is designed for good writers who are ready to learn the nuances of letters, business cases, proposals, and reports. Therefore, we recommend that you complete “Business Writing That Works” before beginning this course.

In this course, you will learn how to write specific kinds of documents, including letters, business cases, reports, and proposals. You will also review some fundamental writing rules, such as the four C’s of writing and paragraph construction.

This course is designed for good writers who are ready to learn the nuances of letters, business cases, proposals, and reports. Therefore, we recommend that you complete “Business Writing That Works” before beginning this course.

In this course, you will learn how to write specific kinds of documents, including letters, business cases, reports, and proposals. You will also review some fundamental writing rules, such as the four C’s of writing and paragraph construction.

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

What’s Included?

Wiki_tick  Unlimited  lifetime access
Wiki_tick  Access anywhere, any time
Wiki_tick  Fast effective training, written and designed by industry experts
Wiki_tick  Track your progress with our Learning Management System
Wiki_tick  Unlimited support
Wiki_tick  Save money, time and travel costs
Wiki_tick  Learn at your own pace and leisure
Wiki_tick  Easier to retain knowledge and revise topics than traditional methods
Wiki_tick  Exam preparation quizzes, tests and mock exams to ensure that you are 100% ready

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Modules

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment
Pre-Course Assessment

Session 2: The Four Cs of Writing

Writing Clearly
Familiar Words
Precise Words
Concrete Nouns
Using Jargon
Jargon
Writing Concisely
Being Concise
Our Concise Responses
Complete Writing
Writing Correctly
Selecting Your Sources
Style
Being Stylish
Facts
Being Factual
Facts About the Internet
Choosing Your Sources
Selecting Our Sources – Responses

Session 3: Writing Mechanics

Emphasis
Adding Emphasis
Sentence Unity
Sentence Structure
Paragraph Size
Proper Paragraphs
Our Arranged Paragraphs
More on Paragraphs – Unity
More on Paragraphs – Coherence
More on Paragraphs – Emphasis
Rhythm
Voice
Are You Being Active or Passive?
Changing the Emphasis

Session 4: Dealing with Specific Requests

Types of Letters
Information Requests
Letters of Recommendation
Letters Refusing Requests
Letters of Persuasion
Recommendation
Saying No
Persuading
Responding

Session 5: Preparing Business Documents

Defining Business Cases
Business Cases
Setting Up Your Business Case
Requests for Proposals
Writing Reports
Writing Formal Reports
Documentation
Direct Quotes
Citing Sources
Being Consistent

Session 6: Editing Techniques

Pre-Assignment Review

Session 7: A Personal Action Plan

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS:

OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)