Basics of Writing in the Workplace
The ability to craft clear, concise written communication is essential for success in the workplace. This introductory, two-part workshop will teach participants how to formulate ideas and organize thoughts before writing, as well as the logistics of good writing. It will also cover how to maintain clarity and focus, how to compose strong sentences and cogent paragraphs, and the importance of basic grammar and punctuation. Participants will also learn how to eliminate jargon and how to write lively, precise, engaging copy.
Participants will be given a writing assignment to be completed at home and submitted to the instructor between workshops. The second workshop will include intensive discussion of the written assignment, including one-on-one conferencing with the instructor
Laptop or tablet with WiFi access required.