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Briefing and Correspondence Writing Essentials

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  $1348.60 inc GST
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Why study this course

Briefing and Correspondence Writing Essentials is a 1-day highly interactive, virtual, instructor-led workshop from Plain English Foundation to help you write effective briefs, memos, papers, letters and emails.

It illustrates best practice clear communication principles when writing to persuade. This includes briefing leaders on results, explaining decisions, calling for support or asking someone to take action.

Before the workshop you'll receive a quick questionnaire to help tailor the workshop for participants.

Plain English Foundation Public Schedule

Plain English Foundation is part of the EdventureCo Group, as is Lumify Work, and we're pleased to promote their most popular workshops. You can access their public schedule and book, by clicking on the link below.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, participants will have the knowledge to:

  • Foreground your key messages

  • Use a reader-centric structure

  • Write with clarity and precision


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Plain English Foundation at Lumify Work

Plain English Foundation is Australia’s leading provider of plain language training and editing. Over the past 20 years, the Foundation has worked with government organisations, companies, and individuals to elevate their professional writing and get their message across. With expert trainers and ISO-aligned training materials, the Foundation teaches clear communication techniques that get results.
Plain English Foundation is part of the EdventureCo Group, as is Lumify Work.


Who is the course for?

This workshop will be of interest to:

  • Staff who write briefing papers

  • People who write letters and emails for a broad audience

  • Anyone who writes to persuade and inform


Course subjects

Core Concepts of Plain English

Best-Practice Principles

Applying Seven Core Writing Tools

  • 1 Process Tool: Assess your approach to workplace writing sand see how well it follows plain English standards

  • 3 Structure Tools: Work with overall structure and substructures to maximise persuasion

  • 3 Expression Tools: Check that your paragraphs of text are clear, concise and precise

Further Practice

  • Assessing a document overall using macro tools

  • Rewriting a text, drawing on micro tools


Prerequisites

None


Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.


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