This session is available as an online webinar series (2 x 90-minute webinars) or an on-site session at your organization. Please contact us to request scheduling.
Who should attend?
The workshop is designed for business professionals who write on the job (whether short reports, business e-mails or longer material) and need a review of writing fundamentals. As a result, they will achieve outstanding results from all their written communications—and take their writing to the next level.
Here are some of the key topics and techniques that are covered
- Passive and active voice
- Subject/verb, pronoun/subject agreement
- Confusing wording
- Appropriate tone
- 10 most common goofs
- 10 more mishaps
- Punctuation pointers
- Planning and organizing
- Strong sentences and paragraphs
- Editing and proofreading for success
About the presenter
Lynda McDaniel, founder and director of the Association for Creative Business Writing based in the East Bay, California, has coached hundreds of executives, managers, and employees to write with confidence and style at Microsoft, Key Bank, The Boeing Company, YMCA, U.S. Small Business Administration, City of Seattle, and University of Washington. Her long career as a journalist includes feature articles for magazines and newspapers such as Southern Living, Country Living, Yoga Journal, Associations Now, Restaurants USA, American Cinematographer, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Charlotte Observer, and Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Online credits include guideposts.com, beliefnet.com, and washingtonpost.com.