Effective Writing

Effective writing is an invaluable life skill and most of us have to write in our role. The clarity of our written communication influences how were are perceived and how efficiently we work. Whether you are a seasoned writer or enthusiastic improver, this course will provide you with the essential skills for creating engaging, clear communications.

Whatever writing you are tasked with; daily emails or a comprehensive report, we will provide various ways of approaching and improving your writing. We unravel some of the myths and everyday grammatical errors and demonstrate how you can inject energy into your copy.

By taking time out from everyday roles, this course gives learners thinking time and the rare opportunity of really consider their audiences, purpose for the writing and their own writing style. We make this course as contextual as possible by inviting learners to bring a laptop and a piece of writing that they are working on or regularly tasked with. We ensure that plenty of time is made available to practice what we have learned. The result is more confident and technically able writers that can plan and implement writing more effectively.

Effective Writing FAQs

How much is this course?

Our courses are designed for you the client, which means that the pricing structure is also specific for you the client. We work with huge and tiny companies, always finding appropriate pricing models for each of them.

Do you use powerpoint for your courses?

Our training courses are highly engaging and designed to challenge you to think and act. We don’t believe a powerpoint presentation delivers this, so we never use it for any of our courses.

What resources will I receive on your courses?

All attendees will receive professionally printed A5 workbooks covering every aspect of the training delivered. These make a great reference resource for the future and can be supplied in electronic format too.

How experienced are your trainers?

All of our trainers come with many years of real world operational experience. They are able to bring maturity of thinking and the experience of real life situations into the training room.

Who Is This Course For?

For anyone tasked with writing in their role.

What Will You Learn?

  • Planning and writing memorable and content
  • Produce persuasive arguments and storytelling
  • Illustrate content effectively
  • Lay out the information effectively for maximum impact
  • Confidently structure professional documents
  • Improve the way you communicate in writing

Latest Effective Writing Resources and Guidance

Why developing competence is the managers responsibility  

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the advent of self directed learning - in other words creating the environment where staff take control of their own learning, often supported by the organisation.  I’ve nothing against this approach, it’s great if people take charge of their own development, however my word of caution is concerned with this becoming the only approach.

Three reasons positive feedback matters

What’s all the fuss around giving people praise, especially if they are only doing what’s expected of them?   Sometimes we managers can get ourselves into a really unhelpful way of thinking.  Perhaps it’s because we feel we mustn’t ‘over-do’ the praise of our staff.