Business Writing

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tailored for your staff
At your office –
tailored for your staff
Anytime, flexible learning for
indviduals and organisations
Anytime, flexible learning for
indviduals and organisations

Business writing that’s accurate, robust and readable. This course offers planning, writing and style techniques for high quality professional communications.

This Business Writing course is for lawyers who want to improve the accuracy, style and structure of their professional writing.

Course Content

Overview

This business writing course is for lawyers and other professionals who want to improve the accuracy, style and structure of their writing. It provides a refresher on the key principles of effective written communication.

Course Content

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Outcomes

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Business Writing Live Online Course

3 hours

Anyone wanting to improve their writing skills (max 16)

Face-to-Face

This business writing course is for lawyers who want to improve the accuracy, style and structure of their professional writing. It provides a refresher on the key principles of effective written communication.

Content

  • Setting clear objectives
  • Structure – organising your ideas
  • Paragraphs and sentences that flow
  • Choosing the right words and phrases
  • Adjusting the tone

Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  • plan your writing more effectively
  • write quickly, confidently and fluently
  • give straightforward advice (even in complex matters)
  • review your own work more effectively
  • comment on other people’s writing constructively.

Format

Individual tasks, small group work and tutor-led discussions

Delegates

Anyone wanting to improve their writing skills (max 16)

Business Writing Face-to-face Course

3 hours

Anyone wanting to improve their writing skills (max 16)

E-learning

Overview

Clients love lawyers who write well, speak their language, and give clear advice.

This business writing course covers some simple techniques you can use to make your writing more reader-friendly.

We are all creatures of habit and changing the way you write isn’t always easy. But if you follow the techniques we recommend then you will write faster and more effectively.

Course Content

The course has four modules

  1. Planning
  2. Writing paragraphs
  3. Writing sentences
  4. Tone of voice

Outcomes

As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • communicate more effectively, both internally and externally when writing
  • understand the importance of planning and structure when writing
  • use ‘tone’ to create emphasis and improve sentence structure

Delegates

Anyone working in a law firm wanting to improve their writing skills

Business Writing E-learning Course

3 hours

Anyone working in a law firm

£45 + VAT

Coaching

One-to-one coaching based on your own work. You get advice and support that will make a difference immediately because it is tailored to your needs.

Content

The session will focus on whatever new skills you need to develop. Here are some of the possibilities. 

  • How to focus on the reader
  • Objectives – what do I want to achieve?
  • Outlines and organising ideas
  • Organising paragraphs
  • Writing sentences with ‘flow’
  • Controlling tone and emphasis
  • Review techniques

Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  • use techniques for clear, accurate and efficient writing;
  • plan and structure documents effectively;
  • organise the flow of ideas in paragraphs and sentences;
  • know how to add emphasis and set the right tone; and
  • review your own work effectively.

Format

1-1 coaching based on examples of your own work which you submit before joining the session (online or face-to-face)

Delegates

Anyone working in a law firm wanting to improve their writing skills

Business Writing Coaching Course

45 - 60 mins

Anyone working in a law firm

Tutors

Peter Kinch website image
Peter Kinch
James Welsh website image
James Welsh
Vanessa Collingridge website image
Vanessa Collingridge

Testimonials

I really enjoyed the course. Peter is a great instructor and kept me engaged throughout the whole session.
Course was excellent - just the right level, not patronising and will help me to improve my writing without a doubt.

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I really enjoyed the course. Peter is a great instructor and kept me engaged throughout the whole session.
Zoe Belucci
Warner Bros
14 July 2011
Course was excellent - just the right level, not patronising and will help me to improve my writing without a doubt.
Laura Gillies
Stephenson Harwood
12 October 2011
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