Writing Training

 Professional and Report Writing Mentoring: instructor-led writing training for professionals

  • Suitable for anyone who writes professional reports or other material as part of their role.
  • Course instructor and writing mentor is a highly experienced editor and writer.
  • Detailed feedback on writing assignments or professional edit of existing piece of work.
  • Units teach a repeatable step-by-step process for drafting all types of document.
  • Units teach a detailed process for self-editing written work.

What participants have said about Professional and Report Writing Mentoring:

  • "a really good balance between theory and practice"
  • "the individualised feedback is extremely useful"
  • "pitched just right"
  • "the material is clear and I use it in my everyday work"

Course outline:

  • Unit 1: How sentences work and other fundamentals
  • Unit 2: Writing with style
  • Unit 3: Writing professional material
  • Unit 4: A repeatable writing process
Contact us for the detailed course outline.
 

Course format:

  1. Four self-study units (approximately 1.5 hours required per unit).
  2. Four assignments with detailed individualised feedback. In lieu of the assignments, participants can submit a piece of their own writing and receive a professional edit of their work. Participants can request guidance on their writing style, weaknesses and strengths.

Benefits for staff:

  • Write more confidently and with greater clarity.
  • Learn a repeatable process for planning, drafting and editing documents.
  • Refresh your knowledge of grammar and style rules and gain beneficial new writing habits.
  • Get individualised feedback on written work identifying particular areas of concern and writing strengths.
  • Become more familiar with the format of professional documents, including reports, memos, press releases, etc.

Benefits for organisations:

  • Good communication is a key skill for all professionals and better documents mean better communication.
  • Fewer misunderstandings and less time spent on drafting, proofing and rewriting.
  • The repeatable process promotes a positive approach to writing assignments, allowing staff to concentrate on content rather than on the mechanics of writing.
  • The process encourages the development of ideas and structure as the first stage, resulting in more logical documents with well-thought-out content. 

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