Essential Writing Skills for the Workplace

Writing as a part of everyday communication has become an essential skill for everyone in the modern workplace. Regularly, we are expected to 'put it in black and white'. The modern use of email as a prime communication tool adds on to the need to master writing skills to get the right message across.

This course will help you to understand the writing process so that you can overcome the difficulty of writing. It covers techniques to use a reader-centric approach and to organise the contents to match readers and context. It also guides you on how to edit and proofread your writing documents so that you can produce clear, concise and professional workplace documents.


Words from the Trainer: "This two-day workshop takes the participants through the writing process of pre-writing, drafting and editing. It covers techniques on reader-centric approach, contents organisation and sentence structure to write to readers in the appropriate tone. It also explains key business grammar guidelines in a practical and fun way so that participants can edit and proofread their own work to produce clear, concise and professional workplace documents."

After the workshop, you will be able to:

  • understand the writing process to improve their writing skills
  • apply concepts in sentence structures
  • organise information in a logical manner
  • edit documents for the right tone
  • use grammar fundamentals to proofread their documents
  • write in a professional way to convey meaning concisely and accurately
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StatusStatus: -

Course Code/ID: CRS-N-0028023
(for SDF/SFC applications)

Time9:00 am to 5:00pm
(14 hrs excluding lunch breaks)

Early bird    S$620.60
Normal        S$684.80
Members    S$577.80
*Fees are inclusive of 7% GST.

Early birdEarly bird:  29 Jan 2019

DateAvailable dates

19 & 20 February 2019
28 & 29 May 2019
1 & 2 August 2019
7 & 8 November 2019

VenueLocation (subject to change)

School of Economics and Social Sciences, SMU or similar

yes, approvedSDF-Approved

yes, approvedSkillsFuture Credit Claimable

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