Certificate In Collaborative Business Writing

£149.00

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.

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.

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

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
Integrating 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 Planning
Collaborative Revision
Collaborative Team Cohesion

Module Six – Setting Style Guidelines

Voice and Person
Format
Consistent Spelling of Commonly Used Words
Numbers as Words or Figures

Module Seven – Barriers to Successful Collaborative Writing

Hoarding
Innovation
Search
Knowledge Transfer

Module Eight – Overcoming Collaborative Writing Barriers

Practice T-shaped Management
Building a Network of Alliances
Implementing Enablers
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

Determine Purpose
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 Emails
Writing Reports
Writing Training Manuals
Writing Company Handbooks

Module Twelve – Wrapping Up

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)