Business Writing Training

This Professional Business Writing Training Course provides you with the knowledge and techniques to plan, design and structure a diverse range of business documents including emails, proposals, reports and newsletters for greater clarity and impact.

The PD Training Business Writing Course will benefit employees at any level in the organisation. This course has a strong focus on writing effective email and other standard business documents for better readability, ensuring that messages are communicated concisely and clearly. Learn skills like how to structure letters and proposals, constructing sentences and paragraphs, proofreading and editing techniques and much more.

Our Professional Business Writing training course is great for all staff and more fun than you think. Attend a course today or have a trainer come to your workplace in Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide or Perth.

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  • Learning Outcomes - Business Writing Training

    In this course participants will:
    • Understand and apply the six principles of good writing
    • Clearly define the purpose of your writing
    • Understand how your personal style influences your writing
    • Learn to write for a broad audience
    • Understand how to plan your writing
    • Explore the essential elements of language structure and grammar using plain English
    • Learn how to write concisely and persuasively to convey emotion and meaning
    • Understand the importance of editing and proof reading
    Duration: 1 day course

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    Business Writing Training Reviews:

    "Louise was a great trainer and very enthusiastic and made training enjoyable."

    The Swatch Group (Australia) Pty Ltd

     

    "I found the course met all my expectations. The trainer was awesome."

    "Our trainer, Lou, was particularly good and knowledgeable. The training day was very good due to her."

    Structerre Consulting Engineers

     

    "The most helpful tip was to have a cheat sheet of commonly mis-spelt words and set up email templates."

    Metcash Trading (IGA)

     

    "Our trainer was fantastic and I would definitely recommend him for future course. I would of loved this to have been a full day course as personally I received a lot from it. Looking forward to the next course!"

    AirServices Australia

     

    "Ron was a great trainer, the session was interactive and engaging. Ron enabled us to take away new skills and apply them in a business environment."

    AUB Group

     

    "Really good training ...Instructor gave a lot of information and made it really enjoyable."

    PSMA Australia

     

    "I found the trainer to be very engaging and entertaining. The content was useful too. I hoped to do more on informal and formal language, but otherwise I will be using what I learnt in every day tasks."

    Costa's

     

    "While going through the training material, our trainer helped put his own experiences and knowledge into a context which was easy to relate to and understand coherently. The small group number helped to build direction of learning to areas which needed assistance the most for each participant."

    Gensuite Pacifica

     

    "Over all I found the course excellent, thanks to Troy he made you question things that you thought you knew."

    MSF Sugar

     

    "This is one of the best course I have been to and exceeded my expectations. I have done a course with you before and this one was offered for free, I was expecting it to be average or bad and wow, I'm impressed. I will carry the tips of the learning with me forever, things that are really useful and will never be forgotten. Will be my pleasure to recommend this course at any opportunity."

    ANZ

     

    "A good small group training session, we did have a good asking questions time for each models."

    AgriExchange Pty. Ltd.

     

    "Course content and session was very practical and applicable to my work."

    Equity Trustees

     

    "I absolutely love the teacher, who showed passion and knowledge at the highest level I have ever experienced."

    Teachers Mutual Bank

     

    "Trainer was awesome. She utilised break times to respond to individual queries and provided useful feedback. Course content can be made a little more challenging. Overall, it was a great course!"

    Labtek

     

    "Jen was an excellent trainer and facilitator, and very responsive to our needs. Would attend training again specifically to have her as a trainer."

     

    "Jen's enthusiasm and generosity was really fantastic. She worked really hard to make the course relevant to all the different levels and experiences of the participants. The most valuable part of the course for me was the information about writing a clear and effective email, as this is a fairly new form of communication for me. What the course delivered for me was a change in perspective about how we write in business, and a shift in focus to thinking about what the audience needs from not just the content of your writing, but the structure."

    "Great trainer, very skilled!"

    Diabetes Australia National Office

     

    " The trainer was good and did her best to tailor the content to our situations and relevant roles/workplace contexts, and I liked her workshop-style training."

    SS&C Solutions Pty Ltd

     

    "The course was very informative for me, Troy deliver the content of the course with Gusto and passion, clear and desisted. There was a lot to absorber in a short time frame. Troy Tailed each section to each for us witch helped us though the day and we achieved our Golds too."

    Hansen Yuncken

     

    "The course really makes you think about what you are actually writing and well you are actually communicating the message to the reader."

    Jemena

     

    "Very well set out and timed, the day had momentum with no dull moments. Interest was held for the whole day."

    "The training was very engaging and helpful - made me see things clearly for best practice at work. I also met new colleagues whom I enjoyed collaborating with."

    "This was one of the best one-day training courses that I have done."

    "It all tied in very well, great course. Will send more of my team on this course."

    Deakin University

     

    "Very positive energy and knowledge exhibited by trainer. Created a relaxed environment and very approachable. Congratulations on such a fine delivery thoroughly enjoyed it."

    Latrobe Health Services

     

    "This was a 2 day course that was stuffed into 3 hours. The trainer, however, was excellent; he was very knowledgeable about the subject matter and was very good at facilitating learning."

    Sharman from ALTC

     

    "Very beneficial course and gained some updates in my writing that I have not done for many years along with some information I was not aware of. Thanks again to Mark and was a very informative and enjoyable morning."

    Defence - Latchford Barracks

     

    "I appreciated the trainer understood Defence has its own template documents and he spent no time but concentrated on the "Mechanics" as he called it. Spelling, grammar and various other often misunderstood and practiced skills. I found this course very helpful."

    ALTC

     

    "Great teacher, great material, fun, engaging activities, very satisfied."

    "I thought that the course was really helpful! It's good to get a refresher and consider how we communicate."

    Evolve Research

     

    "Course was well run and very enjoyable. Course was a good refresher and lead in to some additional training/work I have coming up."

    Sedgman Limited

     

    "The course itself was great, I was hoping for it go a little more indepth in writing structures, but a lot was covered in the time frame."

    Shine Lawyers

     

    "I was impressed with how I managed the course and that was due to the professional and knowledgeable approach and presentation. This course will enable me to improve my work skills. Thank you."

    Individual Course Participant

     

    "The trainer - Peter is very professional. The venue & food are very good as well. I really enjoyed & interested in with the Business Writing Training course. Thanks very much PD Training."

    Evo Metalworks

     

    "Pete was great! Really enjoyed my time and learnt important points that will help me with my work."

    Much More Than Money Pty Ltd

     

    "Overall the course was good."

    DCCS Training

     

    "It's great that the trainer identify and was able to respond my queries intelligently."

    Shire Of Narrogin

     

    "David Davenport was a fantastic tutor and was easy to discuss ideas with and get along. At times I felt that the content was more geared towards students who speak English as a second language based on the varied ethnicities of the students. Regardless, this made for an enriching learning environment."

    TSA Management (Vic) Pty Ltd

     

    "I really appreciated that Leigh was able to tailor the learning to our classes needs. We each had areas that we were struggling with and he was able to provide some extra assistance in these areas. His passion for teaching was infectious and I look forward to using my new skills in writing.

    Zoos South Australia

     

    "Excellent course.

    Red Chilli Chinese restaurant

     

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    Russell my "acct manager" was great, easy to work with and responsive to my needs. it was great having one contact. I also needed to call for IT support with my logon. the team there were very responsive as well. Your pricing is very competitive. We will be using PD Training again. Will talk to Russell as I may have a need for 35 students to attend a course that we may need to alter. thank you.
    Department of Veteran Affairs
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    Michaela was absolutely excellent and the course was quite thorough. I was also impressed that pdtraining was able to customise the course to tailor it to our company. Great work!
    Ibis World
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    Our trainer was great. She was very knowledgeable and related the material to our specific needs.
    Australand
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    Gordana is an excellent trainer and our management team gave me fantastic feedback on her method and the content. Highly recommended.
    Australand
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    I loved the workshop, it was very informative and learnt a lot from the day.
    Capricornia Division of General Practice
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    This course was informative and very well executed.
    Capricornia Division of General Practice
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    I have not enjoyed a course so much for a very long time. Michaela's style of instructing was great; the use of charts as opposed to the standard PowerPoint presentation was refreshing and engaging. I would attend any course in which Michaela was the presenter.
    Australian Home Care
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    The course was very good and I did feel that we were all able to make a contribution to the class.
    Australian Home Care
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    Trainer was great. I found her easy to follow and very knowledgeable.
    Australian Home Care
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    Great training, great trainer. I really enjoyed it.
    Australian Home Care
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    Michaela was an exceptional trainer her hands on method was engaging and ensure all participants understand each topic. I have suggested this course to the wider groups in my company as I feel we all can learn/get a refresher on internal and external etiquette of writing.
    Adshel
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    I did gain knowledge and have already noticed improvement in my writing, only two days after attending the training.
    Honda Australia Pty Ltd
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    Thanks for the Business Writing Course. It was everything I expected. The venue was great and I will look into more courses with pdtraining.
    Australian Red Cross
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    This was a fantastic day of training! Thank you to Lorna for going into all of the details and subjects that were specific to our needs.
    ATPM
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    The course and content was great. Really applicable to my work requirements and learning. Highly Recommended!
    Readify
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    Trainer was brilliant. Tailored the course to the needs of the group. Very pleasant and enjoyable course.
    Cortona Resources Limited
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    Michaela was an amazing trainer could not fault her at all. By far the best training course I have ever attended.
    CarSales
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    A very user friendly system. Thanks.
    Goulburn Murray Water



  • Course Outline - Business Writing Training

    Download Business Writing Training Outline

    Foreword:

    Writing is a key method of communication in both your personal and professional life.

    In this Professional Business Writing Training Course, participants will be exposed to fundamentals such as spelling, grammar and punctuation as well as more advanced skills like document layout and publishing requirements.  You'll also learn skills like how to structure common business documents, what key elements should be included and how to conduct proofreading and peer reviews to find and remove common errors.

    Attendees will also learn how to approach a variety of business documents including emails, proposals, executive summaries, reports and agendas, providing you that extra level of professionalism when creating internal and external written communications.

    Business Writing Training - Lesson 1
    Getting Started
    • Pre-Assignment Review
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 2
    Writing with Professional Impact
    • Spelling Basics
    • Grammar Basics
    • Building a Quick Reference Guide
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 3
    Structuring Sentences for Effectiveness and Readability
    • Sentence Structure Explained
    • Punctuation Explained
    • Sentence Variations
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 4
    Creating Paragraphs with Persuasive Power
    • Parts of a Paragraph
    • Organisation Techniques
    • Paragraph Transition
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 5
    Writing Emails for Success
    • The Golden Rule Number 1
    • Make the most of your prime email-estate
    • Effective Subject lines
    • Write Descriptive Subject Lines
    • Introduction – Body – Conclusion
    • Grammar and Acronyms
    • Email Style
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 6
    Writing Proposals
    • Proposal Structures
    • Key Elements to Effective Proposals
    • Information Not Required
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 7
    Writing Reports
    • Various Reports Structure
    • Key Elements of a Useful Report
    • Tables, Graphs and Images
    • Avoid Common Errors
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 8
    Proofreading and Finishing - Avoid the Cringe
    • Proofreading Techniques
    • Using Peer Reviews
    • Printing and Publishing Tips
     
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 9
    Other Types of Documents
    • Requests for Proposals
    • Projections
    • Executive Summaries
    • Business Cases
    Business Writing Training - Lesson 10
    Wrapping Up
    • Words from the Wise
    • Parking Lot
    • Action Plans and Evaluations

  • In-House Training

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    In-House training benefits:

    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

    Delivery Options for In-house training
    1-hour Motivator
    one hour motivator
    3-hour Power Sessions
    3 hour power session
    Full-day training
    full day training
    Conferences
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    You can expect:

    Activities and discussion

    To Be Engaged All Day

    Activities and discussion for engaged learning all day.

    Real world trainer

    An outstanding trainer

    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

    Tailored training

    Focussed on you

    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

    Price coaching

    1/2 Price Coaching

    We all know the importance of reinforcement, so we'll come back within 90 days of the original course 1/2 price.

    Confidence of booking

    Acclaimed Provider

    The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

    eLearning and video

    Multi-modal Reinforcement

    Support, reinforcement & extension eLearning and videos in the App.

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  • Public Class Dates for Business Writing Training

    Details:

    • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Small classes, average 5 people, max 16
    • Lunch and refreshments included
    • Pay on Invoice or by Credit Card

    Questions:

    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

    When you book a Public Class with PD Training you can expect:

    Activities and discussion

    To Be Engaged All Day

    Activities and discussion for engaged learning all day.

    Real world trainer

    An outstanding trainer

    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

    Tailored training

    Focussed on you

    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Transfer policy

    100% Transfer Policy

    If an unforseen event prevents public class attendance, no problem. Transfer to new person, course, date or city.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

    Confidence of booking

    Acclaimed Provider

    The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

    eLearning and video

    Multi-modal Reinforcement

    Support, reinforcement & extension eLearning and videos in the App.

    Orgmenta app
    Location Date 1 Date 2 Date 3 Date 4
    Sydney
    Level 1, 111 Harrington Street Sydney NSW 2000
    Sep 11
    1 day course
    $660.00
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    Nov 2
    1 day course
    $660.00
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    Melbourne
    123 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000
    Sep 11
    1 day course
    $660.00
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    Brisbane
    Level 2, 21 Mary Street Brisbane QLD 4000
    Sep 11
    1 day course
    $660.00
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    Nov 2
    1 day course
    $660.00
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    Parramatta
    Suite 15, Level 2, 103 George Street Parramatta NSW 2150
    Sep 11
    1 day course
    $660.00
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