Workshops

Interactive workshops focusing on your needs

Achieve immediate improvement with Concise Writing Consultancy's customised workshops. Our highly interactive workshops will help your managers and staff write clear, concise emails and reports that get the results you need. 

All our workshops are conducted onsite at your premises for groups of 6 to 10 participants. Full- and half-day options are available.

 

Essential Writing Skills: Creating Clarity

A one-day, information-packed general business writing skills workshop.

Participants are given practical tools to manage their writing time more efficiently and write clear, concise emails and short reports,

At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • define the tasks of writing, revising and checking
  • define the audience, purpose and focus of their communication
  • logically and coherently structure an email or short report
  • appropriately and correctly use active and passive voice
  • identify and revise inappropriate tone
  • correctly structure paragraphs and lists
  • edit wordy text for clarity and conciseness to suit a particular audience
  • adopt an appropriate tone
  • format emails and other communications to a professional standard.

 ‘The workshop was absolutely fantastic. The staff really enjoyed it and it will certainly make a difference to our communications.’ Kirsten Shannon, Manager, The Gambling Treatment Clinic, The University of Sydney.

 

Essential Report Writing Skills: Getting Results

A one-day, intensive report-writing workshop.

Participants learn to write plain English reports that follow a logical flow, and get read and acted upon.

At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • identify the parts of the report and their purpose
  • define the needs of their audience and the desired outcome
  • logically and coherently structure a report
  • write an effective introduction to a report
  • write specific, measurable and actionable recommendations
  • write clear, concise and meaningful content
  • appropriately and correctly use active and passive voice
  • correctly structure paragraphs and lists
  • identify the difference between facts, findings and recommendations.
‘Thanks again for the course. I found it one of the most relevant report writing courses I have done and particularly enjoyed the clear presentation of simple hints.’ Benjamin Rouvray, Principal, Pells Sullivan Meynink, Engineering Consultants.

 

English Grammar 

An optional 1-hour add-on module that answers common grammar questions.

Participants learn essential rules of grammar including use of apostrophes, commas and colons. 

 

When can your team benefit from a workshop?

  • If you would like to increase the writing and editing skills of your team.
  • If your budget does not allow for outsourcing your writing or editing tasks.
  • If you would like to produce a more professional standard of written communication.
  • If you would like to increase your team’s confidence in writing and editing skills.
  • If you have 6 or more team members who need to be trained.

 

To find out how we can meet your writing training needs, call Concise Writing Consultancy on 02 9238 6638.

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