Business Writing Training: Business Cases, Proposals & Reports


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

Building on Business Writing Basics I, the course Business Plans, Proposals & Reports (Business Writing Training) takes participants through a step-by-step process to writing informative, persuasive and dynamic business cases, reports and proposals. Good business writing is an art that few master. Become the next wordsmith and create technical documents that people refer to for years.

Course Dates and Pricing


Jun 4 - 5, 2018$799.00Sep 17 - 18, 2018$799.00Oct 15 - 16, 2018$799.00Nov 12 - 13, 2018$799.00Dec 10 - 11, 2018$799.00

Course Outline

Introduction

Nine essential rules to writing well
Selfassessment and personal writing goals

Review of Writing Basics

Planning your writing - the Five Ws
Think clearly, write clearly
Creating proper paragraphs
Using the right words
Citing Sources, Footnotes, End Notes, Bibliography
Proofreading

The Business Case

Understanding the role of the business case
Focusing on the target audience
Beginning with the end: The Summary
Introduction
Mission Statement
Cost/Benefit analysis
Principles to guide development
Scope of change
Outcomes and anticipated results
Making your pitch
Appendix
Business Case Templates
Tips and tricks

Request for Proposal

Request for proposal templates (RFP)
Understanding the goal
Understanding the target audience
Crafting your message
Covering the topics
Answering tough questions
Tips and tricks

Reports

Formal versus informal reports
Using the correct format
How to write an executive summary
Guiding the reader
Drafting and editing
Using headings, subheadings, bullets and lists
Charts and Graphs

Ready for Print

Editing and proofreading
Finalizing the document
Copy editing, web editing
Printing the document
Preparing for delivery

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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