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Writing is a key method of communication for most people, and it's one that many people struggle with. Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important in the professional world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving you that extra edge in the workplace. 

The Professional Writing course will give participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common professional documents. These basic skills will provide the participates with that extra benefit in the professional world that a lot of people are losing.

Course Objectives:
    Gain better awareness of common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
     Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction.
     Know the basic structure of agendas, email messages, professional letters and professional reports.
     Know tips and techniques to use when deciding the most appropriate format to use for agendas, email                          messages, letters and professional reports.
     Know tips and techniques in writing agendas, email messages, letters and professional reports.
     Define proofreading and understand techniques in improving proofreading skills.
     Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve professional writing skills.
     List guidelines in printing and submitting professional documents.
     Constructing sentences. 
     Creating paragraphs. 
     Writing meeting agendas.
     Writing emails. 
     Writing professional letters. 
     Writing proposals.
     Writing reports. 
     Other types of documents.
     Proofreading and finishing. 

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