Business writing skills have an impact on how your clients, suppliers, and others judge your company’s communication effectiveness.
The cost of errors made by office personnel can be staggering. Even small typographical errors in letters or proposals reflect poorly on your organization and can discourage customers from working with your company. Skywalk Group‘s business writing skills class, Proofamatics, is a training course that will increase the accuracy of written communication through improved proofreading skills. Employees will learn which types of errors are most commonly made in written communications and provides a system for finding them.
Proofamatics delivers measurable improvement in your employees’ business writing skills. Participants average a 29% increase in their proofreading skills from pre-test to post-test. In addition, the organization will benefit from increased productivity and reduced costs. for your organization or consider purchasing Proofamatics training materials.
Grammer Series (10 hours)
This series is designed for users who want to improve their grammar skills in a business setting. It examines sentence structure in detail, including parts of speech, subject/verb agreement, use of pronouns and irregular verbs. Punctuation is also discussed, and advanced topics include pronoun
types, adjectives and adverbs, colons and semicolons, other punctuation, and modifiers. This four course series includes the following modules:
- Fundamental Sentence Structure (3 hours)
- Punctuation (2 hours)
- Complex Sentence Structures (3 hours)
- Advanced Grammar (2 hours)
Effective Business Communication Series (11 hours)
This series teaches the writing skills participants will need to effectively communicate in a business setting. They’ll learn how to prepare for a writing task, and they’ll discover strategies and skills for effective word choice, sentence building and paragraph design. This seven-course series includes the following modules:
- The Planning Worksheet (1 hour)
- Writing Skills (2 hours)
- Patterns of Development (1 hour)
- Letters (2 hours)
- Memos, E-mail and Other Communications (1 hour)
- Reports (1 hour)
- Documentation (3 hours)
For a complete listing of training programs and delivery methods, please visit Skywalk Group Training Matrix.