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Communication Skills: The Written Word

We use the guidelines from the Plain English Campaign as the basis for all our courses on the written word. These courses cover everything to do with the written word and improving the skills of using, writing, reading, understanding and proofreading “plain English”.  If you have never loved spelling, punctuation and grammar before, you will love every aspect of the content of our written courses.

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Agendas and Minutes

Prepare More Efficiently to Take Minutes

Ideal training course for those who need to prepare agendas as well as take minutes at meetings.

Business Writing

Plan and Structure Writing Using a Systematic Approach

Recommended for those who need to prepare concise and effective correspondence, memos and short reports: either alone or for managers.

Email Etiquette

Email Etiquette Training Course

Learn how to write emails that have the impact you want.

Grammar Workshop

Grammar Workshop

An intensive programme designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to prepare grammatically correct written documents.

Proofreading Skills

Proofreading Skills

Learn how to recognise common errors often missed when proofreading.
Know how to mark up documents correctly and clearly using a marking up system.
Have refreshed the key points of grammar, punctuation and spelling.

Proofreading: Getting it Right

Proofreading: Getting it Right

Recognise and correct common and grammatical errors often missed when proofreading.

Rapid and Effective Reading

Rapid and Effective Reading

Demonstrate a more flexible and positive approach to reading.
Increase reading speeds without loss of comprehension.

Report Writing

Learn How To Write Better Reports

Prepare reports for clients using the firm's structure and house style for reports.
See the value of following the three stages of report writing, particularly the preparation stage.

Taking and Writing Minutes

Learn How To Take and Write Minutes More Effectively

Understand what common problems exist for minute takers.
Create an efficient working relationship with the Chair.
Understand the purpose of minutes.

Taking Notes at Meetings

Learn How To Take Effective Notes at Meetings

Prepare more efficiently to take notes.
Take notes by identifying key points.