The Simitri Business Writing Skills Workshop is a highly interactive course focusedon the key components of planning and writing in order to produce clear, concise and
During the workshop, participants learn to write effective informative and persuasivebusiness documents including email, business plans, PowerPoint and sales proposals
that achieve their stated objectives.
The Business Writing Skills Workshop addresses the following challenges:
• Creating documents with appeal so that someone actually wants to read them
• Making it easy for the reader to understand the objective / purpose of the
• Writing internal and external memos and reports
• Eliminating excess words and jargon
• Conveying the appropriate tone in email
• Developing PowerPoint slides that create impact
What are the benefits for the participants?
By completing this workshop, participants will:
• Make the whole process of writing more effective through planning
• Understand that all documents should be written from the reader’s point of view
• Use crisper, more concise language that gets their message across
• Be more thorough when editing their work before it goes out
• Avoid the pitfalls of email and PowerPoint
What topics are covered?
Planning to Write
Understanding the Audience
Clarity / Conciseness
Tone and Grammar
Assertion when Writing