Business Writing Classes

Instructor-led business writing training in Chicago

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Business Writing with Positive Impact

On this 1-day Business Writing class participants learn step-by-step how to write more persuasive and effective emails, reports and sales proposals and create a more favorable impression of themselves and their organization.
They will also learn to sharpen language, tone, style, spelling and punctuation whilst avoiding common writing mistakes.

Onsite Business Writing training available countrywide.

This course is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately.

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What's Included

  • Certificate of class completion
  • Training materials
  • FREE repeat valid for 6 months


1 Day

9:00am - 4:30pm

Detailed Course Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Proper use of punctuation
  • Avoiding common spelling mistakes
  • Avoiding common errors in grammar and layout
  • Choosing words wisely
  • Writing effective emails and meeting agendas
  • Writing effective reports and proposals
  • Writing for special circumstances
  • Writing persuasively
  • Different writing styles for different audiences
Business Writing classes in Chicago

Lesson Summaries

  • Working with Nouns, Pronouns and Verbs
  • Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Deleting (Unnecessary) Redundancies
  • Recognizing Clichés
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Synonyms, Antonyms and Homonyms
  • Avoiding Sexist Language
  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Types of Sentences
  • Problematic vs. acceptable fragments
  • Run-ons
  • Comma Splices
  • The Basic Parts
  • Organization Methods
  • Forming Parallel Construction
  • Correct use of punctuation
  • The Basic Parts
  • Organization Methods
  • Identifying Communication Styles
  • Writing to Specific Styles
  • Ten Techniques for Effective Communication
  • Voluntary Learning Contract
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Writing the Agenda
  • Types of email writing
  • Structure basics
  • Formal, Informal and Request
  • Styles of Business Letters
  • The Basic Structure
  • Choosing a Format
  • Define Report Subject
  • Choosing a Format
  • Research, Draft and Finalizing
  • Special Kinds of Business Writing
  • Conveying Bad News Tactfully
  • When the News Is Especially Sensitive
  • Writing Persuasively
  • Using the Motivated Sequence Outline

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Meet the trainers

We have a team of experienced business writing trainers

Class rating

Google 4.7 star By 516 trainees

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Where do your Business Writing classes take place?

Our training center is located in the Chicago Loop. Our address is 230 W Monroe Street, Suite 610, Chicago IL 60606.

What are the Business Writing class times?

Our Business Writing classes start at 9.00am and finish at approximately 4.30pm. We take an hour lunch break around 12.15pm.

Can you deliver Business Writing training onsite at our location?

Yes, we service the greater Chicago metro including Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bollingbrook, Chicago Loop, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Highland Park, Joliet, Naperville, Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago and surrounding areas.

Our trainers can also travel anywhere in the country to deliver Business Writing training. Obtain a quotation for onsite Business Writing class.


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