Effective Writing means maximum organization. Poor organization leads to a missed opportunity to present your ideas, and yourself, with power.
In this module, you will learn how to organize your writing for effective communication.
Specifically, participants will :-
- understand and be able to choose the appropriate method of communication
- understand and be able to apply the principles of good writing.
Part I: Appropriate use of media
- understand the appropriate uses of emails, letters, memoranda and other forms of written communication
- be able to choose the appropriate medium, form and style
- be able to tailor the written communication to suit the purpose of the communication and the needs of different clients or recipients.
Part II: Writing style
Participants should be able to produce written work which is appropriate for the chosen medium and the recipient and which:
- uses accurate, straightforward and modern language
- uses correct spelling, grammar, syntax and punctuation
- has a clear, logical, consistent and appropriate structure and format
- has been checked and edited.
Part III: Content
Students should be able to produce written work which:
- forms a coherent whole and, where appropriate, advances the matter;
- addresses accurately and correctly all the relevant legal and factual issues and, where appropriate, identifies practical options including the costs, benefits and risks of those options
- identifies clearly clients’ objectives and priorities, addresses their concerns and carries out their instructions
- accurately and systematically records a meeting or presentation and its outcomes.
Course dates for 2017 will be available shortly.