Develop your Writing Skills to Have an Extra Edge in the Workplace
Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and instant messaging. Developing writing skills is still important in the business world as is creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas) giving you that extra edge in the workplace.
The Collaborative Business Writing course will give you the knowledge and skills to collaborate with others and create that important document. You will touch on the types of collaboration, and ways to improve them through certain tools and processes. These basic skills will provide you with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.
Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.
Recognition & Accreditation
These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by e-Courses4You are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. e-Courses4You is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.
What the course will teach you:
- Define collaborative business writing
- Know different types of collaborative writing
- Know how to collaborate with team members
- Learn methods of handling conflict in writing
- Build collaborative writing teams
- Much more...
Units Of Study
Certificate In Collaborative Business Writing
Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.
Module One - Getting Started
Module Two - What is Collaborative Business Writing?
Clarifying the Objective
Practical Writing Approaches
Collaborative Writing Strategies
Collaborative Writing Patterns
Module Three - Types of Collaborative Business Writing
Construction – “Cut and Paste”
Parallel Construction – “Puzzle”
Sequential Summative Construction
Module Four - Collaborative Team Members
Team Leader Selection
Chief Editor Selection
Characteristics of Team Members
Ways to Build Collaborative Writing Team
Module Five - Collaborative Tools and Processes
Outlines and Storyboards
Collaborative Team Cohesion
Module Six - Setting Style Guidelines
Voice and Person
Consistent Spelling of Commonly Used Words
Numbers as Words or Figures
Module Seven - Barriers to Successful Collaborative Writing
Module Eight - Overcoming Collaborative Writing Barriers
Practice T-shaped Management
Building a Network of Alliances
Assessing the Culture and Areas for Improvement
Module Nine - Styles of Dealing with Conflict
Ensure that Good Relationships are the First Priority
Keep People and Problems Separate
Pay Attention to the Interests that are Being Presented
Listen First, Talk Second
Module Ten - Tips for Successful Business Writing Collaboration
Formulate Outline and Organizational Format
When Choosing a Team Leader, Remember…
Assign Writing Tasks and Associated Duties
Module Eleven - Examples of Collaborative Business Writing
Writing Training Manuals
Writing Company Handbooks
Module Twelve - Wrapping Up
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Expert Instructor-Led Training
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Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations
Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. eCourses4You always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.
Quizzes & Exam Simulators
eCourses4You’s custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding.
This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. eCourses4You Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.
Social Learning & Networking
Flash Cards & Educational Games
Navigation & Controls
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)