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AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

Gain the ability to write with confidence!

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead of how to write it.  Bring a current project and get one-on-one feedback.  

Seminar Number: 02211

  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Business professionals at all levels who want a quick and easy approach to effective business writing

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 14 CPE, 12 PDU
  •   Online2 Lesson(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 14 CPE, 12 PDU
 

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead of how to write it.  Bring a current project and get one-on-one feedback.

 

  • Apply simple rules and principles to dramatically improve your business writing
  • Quickly organize your thoughts to generate messages that deliver optimal results
  • Eliminate numerous time-consuming revisions
  • Rid your writing of "fluff," so you'll generate concise and compelling content
  • Deploy techniques to communicate more masterfully for a variety of audiences and situations
  • Formats and formulas for various writing requirements
  • Gaining familiarity with powerful openings and closings to capture and retain attention
  • Thinking logically by blocking ideas and structuring your document using information modeling
  • Identifying your reader's needs and expectations to establish the purpose and focus
  • Organizing ideas and generating content
  • Learning how and when to use the appropriate tone, persuasion and positive and negative words
  • Techniques for editing and proofreading the final version

You may also choose to bring an existing sample writing piece for one-on-one feedback.

Standards: Principles of Excellent Business Writing

  • Apply the principles of effective business writing
  • Establish a clear purpose in all of your writing
  • Meet the reader's needs by providing sufficient detail

Structure: Organizing Messages for Maximum Effect

  • Apply techniques for overcoming writer's block
  • Employ understandable patterns of organizing information
  • Use linking words and phrases to connect sentences and paragraphs

Style: Using Language Professionally

  • Achieve clarity and precision in daily business writing
  • Choose concise, direct language
  • Detect tone issues and determine the best tone for a given business writing situation

Synthesis: Techniques for Ensuring Quality Messages

  • Revise first drafts for purposefulness, detail and organization
  • Edit language effectively and efficiently
  • Proofread messages for the most common errors

AMA has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Talent Triangle PDUs

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Project Management Institute (PMI) Talent Triangle, 2015.
Reproduced with the permission of PMI. Copyright and all rights reserved

American Management Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

AMA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. For additional information or for more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact Martha Leon at 212-903-8173.

Recommended CPE Credit: 14 hours/Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Live/Group Internet-Based
Field of Study: Non-Technical - Communication

Classroom Schedule

10 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

7 Sessions Available

  • $2,295.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,984.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2022-12-12 2022-12-13 Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 13, 2022 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2023-02-16 2023-02-17 Feb 16, 2023 - Feb 17, 2023 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103 San Francisco Register Now

  2023-03-27 2023-03-28 Mar 27, 2023 - Mar 28, 2023 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2023-03-27 2023-03-28 Mar 27, 2023 - Mar 28, 2023 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2023-04-10 2023-04-11 Apr 10, 2023 - Apr 11, 2023 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2023-04-17 2023-04-18 Apr 17, 2023 - Apr 18, 2023 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2023-05-01 2023-05-02 May 1, 2023 - May 2, 2023 2 Days CA Anaheim 92802 Anaheim Register Now

  2023-05-15 2023-05-16 May 15, 2023 - May 16, 2023 2 Days TX Dallas 75001 Dallas Register Now

  2023-06-08 2023-06-09 Jun 8, 2023 - Jun 9, 2023 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2023-06-26 2023-06-27 Jun 26, 2023 - Jun 27, 2023 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

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