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When:

Tue May 28 2019, 9:00am–5:00pm
Wed May 29 2019, 9:00am–5:00pm
Thu Aug 1 2019, 9:00am–5:00pm
Fri Aug 2 2019, 9:00am–5:00pm
Thu Nov 7 2019, 9:00am–5:00pm
Fri Nov 8 2019, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: SMU - School of Economics & Social Sciences, 90 Stamford Road, City Hall, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird: $620.60
  • Normal: $684.80
  • Members: $577.80
  • Additional fees may apply

Executives are busy people, and it is important to get their attention in our correspondences quickly. This course goes through the essential writing skills needed to write clearly and concisely. It also gives you a good grasp of grammar basics to proofread and correct your own work.

After the workshop, you will be able to:
- Construct clear and correct sentences
- Present ideas logically and coherently
- Identify and correct common grammatical and word usage errors
- Write confidently and clearly to achieve the writing purpose

What you will learn:

The writing process and writer’s block

A reader-centric approach
- Know the reader
- Consider the purpose
- Gather the contents

Contents and coherence
- Organise the ideas
- Build coherence in text

Right structure and tone
- Archaic words and jargon
- Concise messages
- Parallel structures

Correct grammar
- Nouns
- Pronouns
- Modal verbs
- Tenses
- Subject-verb agreement
- Adjectives
- Modifiers
- Spelling
- Punctuation

Who Should Attend?
Administrative and support staff who need to improve their writing skills and grammar knowledge in order to write better at the workplace, be it emails, letters or reports.

Methodology
Participants are guided through practical steps of the topic with a combination of mini-lectures, group discussions, card activities, quizzes, writing tasks, peer editing and trainer feedback.