Business Writing Skills Training Course

Duration 1-2 hours

Last audited 10th February 2023

CPD Approved
Business Writing Skills
For me
For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£25 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This business writing course is designed to help you acquire accurate and precise writing skills. Developing your writing skills is an essential career move. If you can write well-presented, concise, and clear business documents, your ideas and arguments appear professional and credible.

The online course raises awareness of writing and editing techniques, including information on common errors and stylistic bad habits including advice on how to use language to your advantage. You will cover how to present different styles of business writing, such as emails and reports, and job ads. 

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Developed by business professionals

Accredited by CPD

What you'll learn

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Feel confident choosing and maintaining an appropriate tone.
  • Know how to create clear, cohesive, concise, and accurate written communications.
  • Recognise the importance of structure.
  • Proofread and edit effectively.
  • Understand basic grammar and punctuation.
  • Know how to avoid common writing mistakes.
  • Find it easier and quicker to write for business purposes.

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Module 1: Fundamentals of Writing

Explores writing for your audience, discovering the purpose of your writing, drafting, being accurate and concise, powerful presentation tips, the importance of editing, and how to revise.

Module 2: Common Mistakes

Covers how to avoid producing ambiguous content; why you should use the active voice over the passive voice; how to prevent overwriting; how to write clear sentences; how to avoid unclear antecedents and drop useless adverbs; when to use contractions, and the most commonly misspelt words.

Module 3: Writing for Different Purposes

Includes practical advice for writing business emails, reports, letters, blog posts, minutes, meeting agendas, social media, and job ads including how to use inclusive terminology to improve hiring speeds and balance the tone of your ads.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Business writing skills will improve the confidence and accuracy of professionals who write on a daily basis as well as those who write less frequently.

This Business Writing course is suitable for those wishing to improve their writing, editing, and presentation abilities. The course includes guidance on emails, report writing, social media, blog posts, and more.

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