Power Writing For Business

Description:

Learn the techniques of positive communication with emphasis on “active voice” writing and speaking. During this course, you will learn how to shorten business documents by as much 50% while increasing your writing power through word selection and sentence structure.

You’ll work with all forms of business writing from snail mail to email, and even social media. Plus, you’ll master effective resume writing, learn how to deal with internet bots and effectively use site searches to get noticed. Learn techniques for solution-based thinking (crisis management), modeling for problem solving in the workplace and interpersonal communication skills. The emphasis will be on the “science of listening,” along with body language and facial expression.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to communicate in an active voice
  • Understanding of what form or style to use and when
  • Knowledge of writing etiquette
  • Understanding the techniques of solution-based thinking
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Course: CX 132-00
Term: 2188
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 2188CX132
Instructor(s): Bill Brown
Location: Redfield Campus, Redfield Campus RM 111
Dates: Sep. 20-21, 2018 (Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m-noon)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours
Notes:

Registration fee includes lunch and parking.

This course has been approved for 6 HR (Business/Strategic) through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and 6 PDCs through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). For more information about certification and recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hcri.org or the SHRM homepage at www.shrm.org.

Required Fees: Price
Registration$205.00
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Course: CX 132-00
Term: 2192
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 2192CX132
Instructor(s): Bill Brown
Location: Redfield Computer Room (TBA), 18600 Wedge Pkwy. Bldg. A
Dates: March 14-15, 2019 (Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-noon)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours
Notes:

Registration fee includes lunch and parking.

This course has been submitted to the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for review. For more information about certification and recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hcri.org or the SHRM homepage at www.shrm.org.

Required Fees: Price
Registration$205.00

Business Writing for Results

Description:

Participants in this course will learn the techniques of "power writing" designed to promote an immediate movement to action. In all types of writing, from business letters, to memos, to emails, there are certain writing methods that encourage perception by the reader, as well as steps to take before even beginning to write. What style should you choose? Is essay better than specific goals? Learn how the letter's appearance is almost as important as the message itself, and how to write in an active voice that urges the action you desire from the reader.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Develop "power writing" techniques to reach your audience
  • Gain the tools to write more effectively in various formats
  • Identify strategies to urge action from the reader

This course may be taken independently or applied toward a 10-course certificate in Human Resources Management or Supervisory Management offered through Extended Studies.

Course Section
Course: CX 132-00
Term: 2182
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 2182CX132
Instructor(s): Bill Brown
Location: Redfield Campus, Redfield Campus RM 111
Dates: May 22 & 23, 2018 (Tue. & Wed., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours
Notes: Registration fee includes refreshments and free parking. This course has been approvedfor 6(Business/Strategic) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This course has also been submitted for PDC’s toward recertification credit hours for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification and recertification, please visit www.hrci.org or www.shrm.org.
Required Fees: Price
Registration$199.00