Business Writing (Memo and Report Writing)

Business Writing (Memo and Report Writing)

  • Country: United Arab Emirates

  • City: Abu Dhabi

START DATE: 18 Aug 2019

END DATE: 22 Aug 2019

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  • COURSE TYPE: Variety Programs

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Introduction
This course offers an introduction to the techniques and types of professional writing, including correspondence and reports. It is designed to help strengthen skills of effective business and professional communication. After successful completion of this course participants will have the skills necessary to communicate effectively in a variety of professional situations.


Target Audience
In-post employees who are required to write emails and business letters.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Extend insights from Functional Linguistics to the writing of emails and letters.
• Extend the template for structuring memos to the writing of emails and letters.
• Use group activities to encourage the sharing of ideas and expertise among course participants.
• Present study skills that will enable participants to become independent language learners.
Course Outlines
 
Internal Emails: Register & Tenor – Formal versus Informal
• Internal Emails: Arranging a Meeting – 1. Subject Line and Opening
• Internal Emails: Arranging a Meeting – 2. Focus and Action (Review of Tenor and Cohesion)
• Internal Emails: Arranging a Meeting – 3. Closings
• Internal Emails: Practice – Arranging a Meeting and Changing Arrangements
• Internal Emails: Practice – Arranging a Meeting and Changing Arrangements
• External Emails: Making an Enquiry – 1. Tenor and Tense Use
• External Emails: Making an Enquiry – 2. Noun Phrase Structure
• External Emails: Making an Enquiry– Planning, Writing and Checking for Errors
• Business Letter: Making a Complaint – Review of Formal/Informal
• Business Letter: Making a Complaint – ADNOC OFFSHORE Letter Format
• Business Letter: Making a Complaint - Planning, Writing and Checking for Errors