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Writing for Success: The Fundamentals

Building Blocks Learning Network, In Ottawa (+1 locations)
2 days
1,095 USD
Next course start
22 May, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
2 days
1,095 USD
Next course start
22 May, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
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Course description

This two-day workshop will build your confidence to prepare written documents. It will provide you with techniques to improve the style, tone, and logical flow of your routine correspondence such as emails, letters and short reports. You will gain tips on drafting a concise text that gets right to the point. It includes a review of proofreading techniques to correct common grammar, spelling and punctuation errors. You will learn a systematic process to plan, draft, and revise your texts.

Upcoming start dates

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22 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

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  • Classroom
  • Ottawa

Who should attend?

This course is designed for those with limited experience in writing texts for government or business. Those seeking a general refresher will also find this workshop helpful to improve their English writing skills (especially if English is not their first language). Also, those who proofread the work of others will benefit from the tips.

Training content

  • Using a systematic process to 'ORDER' your writing time: Organize, Write, Doubt, Edit, Revise
  • Structuring a logical flow for email messages, letters and short reports
  • Creating an informative subject line and opening paragraph
  • Closing your document smoothly
  • Setting an appropriate tone
  • Proofreading for common errors in English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Applying plain language techniques for clear and effective sentences and paragraphs

Why choose BBLN?

In operation for over 20 years, Building Blocks takes a consultative approach to customer engagement to deeply asses the needs. We offer a variety of options for consideration.

All of our instructors have a minimum of 20 years of teaching experience using adult learning theory.

We can proudly say that our customers routinely say we exceeded their expectations and in doing so, we offer many benefits that are included in the service and pricing.


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27 Nov 2019

All course material was very relevant and will be helpful in my regular written, and oral communications at work. Really enjoyed the instructors, enthusiasm and engagement.

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Building Blocks Learning Network

Building Blocks Learning Network (Building Blocks) is a training company with over 20 years of experience in Adult Education. Our specific expertise includes professional development in the areas of Executive Leadership, Management and Leadership, Coaching, Policy Development, How Government Works,...

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