MOHAMMED SALIM ASHEDOFF
Business Writing Training
A Two (2) Days Programme

 
Programme Outline
  1. Writing with Professional Impact

    • Spelling
    • Grammar
    • Creating a Cheat Sheet

  2. Structuring Sentence for Effectiveness and Readability

    • Parts of a Sentence
    • Punctuation
    • Types of Sentences

  3. Creating Paragraphs with Persuasive Power

    • The Basic parts
    • Organisation Methods

  4. Writing Meeting Agendas

    • The basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
    • Writing the Agenda

  5. Professional Email and Email Etiquette

    • Addressing your message
    • Appropriate and effective use of ‘Urgent’
    • Introduction – Body – Conclusion
    • Effective Subject lines: Don’t make me open email to find out the purpose
    • Don’t make me scroll – 1 page view only
    • Don’t make me translate your sloppy language
    • Don’t make me read redundant words
    • 2-3 lines per paragraph

  6. Writing Business Letter

    • The Basic structure
    • Choosing a format
    • Writing the letter

  7. Writing Proposals

    • The basic Structure
    • The key elements to a great proposal
    • What to leave out

  8. Writing Reports

    • The Basic Structure
    • The key elements to a report
    • Using tables graphs and imagery
    • Common mistakes

  9. Other types of Documents

    • Request for Proposals
    • Executive Summaries

  10. Proofreading and Finishing – Avoid the Cringe

    • A proofreading Primer
    • How peer review can help