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How to Write a Darn Good Email

Price: $149

Overview

Ensuring That What You Write Is What You Mean

Email demands clear and efficient writing, but “oops” is an all-too-common occurrence.

We’ve all seen how easily misunderstandings in email messages can compromise clear communication.

Attend this helpful webinar to get a fast-paced, hands-on lesson to strengthen your ewriting skills.

Through examples and exercises, you will learn how to target your audience, get to the point, and develop and maintain a professional email style.


Schedule

We have 2 webinar(s) available starting between 7/28/2015 - 9/1/2015

Date Location Time Attendees  
Jul 28, 2015 Online Webinar On Demand
Sep 1, 2015 Online Webinar 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
For assistance registering more than 4  people, please call 1-877-566-9441.

What You Will Learn

How You Will Benefit
  • Write clear, concise email that gets readers' attention and results 
  • Convey a professional image through the emails you send 
  • Identify tone problems before pressing “send” 
  • Gain email pointers to help you project communication savvy

What Will Be Covered

  • Understanding challenges of email communication
  • Getting started quickly: Idea lists, the three As (aim, audience, area) 
  • Getting to the point: Strong subject lines, openings, and closings
  • Structuring your message clearly
  • Helpful guidelines for structuring your message 
  • Maintaining a professional tone by recognizing what is and is not appropriate for ecommunications 
  • Polishing your email for a professional style for yourself and your organization

Because so many of your communications are via email, this is a great chance for you to spend a short time learning how to do it better.

How AMA Webinars Work

AMA Webinars provide you with a cost-effective and convenient way to boost your know-how. You can participate in the comfort of your office without the need for travel costs and time.

Because the webinar is live, you can ask our expert questions via online chat during the program. In addition, we will be sending you pre-work approximately one day before the program date via email. Please register early to get these materials that will help guide your learning process!

In addition, paid registrants will have access to an archive of the program for a minimum of one year so that you can refer to it again and again to refresh your memory.

Please note that AMA Webinars are designed to provide a learning experience for individual attendees with interactive features that might not be appropriate for group participation.

This webinar offers continuing education credits to registered participants. To qualify for CEU credits, you must register for and attend the live event using your individual log-in ID for the full 90 minutes and participate in all of the polling exercises. Archived/On Demand webinars do not qualify for CEUs.

About the Presenters

Philip Vassallo, PhD, has designed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs—many of them for AMA—for more than 20,000 executive, managerial, supervisory, administrative, and technical professionals internationally over the past three decades. He is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, The Art of E-Mail Writing, and The Art of On-the-Job Writing. He has edited major reports for government and corporate clients. He also writes the blog Words on the Line, which offers practical tips for developing writers. Phil holds a doctorate in educational theory and has taught internationally, currently as a faculty member of the Beijing International MBA program.

 

Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome

Linux

  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program.
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip—Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!