Business Writing Skills

Program Details

Program Highlights

Writing is a vital skill for private and public sector employees.  Your work needs to be clear, concise, logical, and correct.  This course will help you plan your written documents and choose the most effective way to present information to your audience.  You will become a more competent and confident writer, with a stronger ability to use clear, consider, and correct language.  The focus will be on improving proposals, reports, letters, memos, Email, and other written documents.

  • Make points quickly, eliminate unnecessary words, and avoid the most common writing errors
  • Organize thoughts and write with purpose and conviction
  • Effectively plan for your audience, purpose, message, and tone
  • Organize and edit content for clarity, conciseness, and correctness
  • Improve written communication for internal and external audiences

Who Should Attend

  • Private and public sector employees, working professionals who correspond with, or prepare documents for, internal and external audiences

What You Will Learn

  • Correcting common grammar / writing errors
  • The WRITE Process
  • Knowing your purpose
  • Considering your audience
  • Professional / Business writing style
  • Generating ideas and imposing order
  • Overcoming writer's block, drafting your document
  • Proofing, revising, and finalizing your document


Dates & Times

Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., February 7, 2019


SCCCD Herndon Campus, 390 W Fir Avenue, Building B, Room 302, Clovis, CA  93611

Registration Fee

$225 per person

Space is limited!  Register early!  Call 559.324.6461

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