Effective Business Writing for Success (2 days)

Effective Business Writing for Success (2 days)


Public Workshops: Cantonese with English Workbook
In-house Workshops: 社內培訓可選用英語粵語授課

Introduction

This popular two-day, exercise-based workshop focuses on writing emails, letters, memos, ad hoc reports and minutes. Through individual and group exercises, you will build your skills to:

  • write clearly and concisely for your reader to get your message quickly
  • increase your professionalism using the right tone and style

You will need to submit samples of your written work to obtain personalised feedback from the facilitator.

What our Participants say:

"Very, very, very excellent"

... Galaxy Lee, The Dairy Farm Co Ltd
Effective Business Writing Skills for Supervisors

"The course is the most practical English course I have attended"

... Jo Kwong, Sanfield (Management) Ltd
Effective Business Writing Skills for Supervisors

"You should enrol for this course as it really helps your daily work"

... Isadora Wong, MGB Metro Group Buying HK Ltd
Effective Business Writing Skills for Supervisors

Target

Middle-level executives and supervisors who want to confidently express their thoughts in English and get the appropriate response from their readers. Participants need to have a working knowledge of English

What You Will Cover
  1. The 2 C’s of Writing – Clear and Concise
    • Be specific
    • Update to modern business writing
    • Use only as many words as you need
    • Keep most sentences short
  2. Targeting and Reader’s Orientation
    • The value of tone and style
    • Do’s and don’ts for a direct, reader-oriented style
    • Tips on writing with a positive tone
    • Tentative vs decisive style
  3. Planning and Organising Your Document
    • Get your reader’s attention quickly
    • Formats for emails, letters, memos, replies, ad hoc reports and minutes
  4. Learn to Write
    • Giving instructions and suggestions
    • Making requests assertively
    • Confidently expressing ability, permission and possibility
    • Replies to complaint letters
About the Facilitator

Christina is a seasoned Learning & Organisation Development professional with 30 years’ experience. In her role as in-house and external L&OD consultant, Christina has in-depth experience in applying effective communication strategies in writing promotional materials, email blasts, newsletters, proposals, reports and business cases.  Leveraging on her business writing expertise, Christina designs and delivers both written and spoken English communication courses such as English language labs, presentation skills, change communication, story-telling, report writing, proposal writing and complaint handling to managers, team leaders, technical support and customer service operatives.  As a qualified Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Herrmann Brain Dominance Indicator (HBDI) trainer and a Coach U Fast Track Core Essentials Programme Graduate, Christina also coaches and helps clients to produce written communication that will create a positive impact on their target audience. 

WorldBridge Training Centre, 160 Lockhart Road, 1902 Yue Xiu Building (1 min walk from Wanchai MTR A1 Exit)
9:00am to 5:00pm
Complimentary lunch and refreshments
HK$4,600 per participant. Discounted price of HK$4,280 per participant for enrolment one month before date of workshop or for groups of two or more