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Business Writing Workshop

The training objectives of this course are to provide participants with practical and easy-to-use tools and skills to write clear, concise and professional business memos, letters, reports and e-mails.

Course Content:

  • Elements of clear, concise and effective writing
  • 8 rules to ensure clear and concise writing
  • Key similarities and differences between memos, letters and reports
  • Identify your preferred writing style and recognize the effect it has on producing memos, letters and reports
  • Create a desk-top work area that promotes productivity
  • Tips to aid concentration, reduce distractions and eliminate writer's block
  • 6 key strategies for meeting writing deadlines
  • 10 key points to review before anyone reads your document
  • Simple-to-follow checklist to evaluate clarity and conciseness
  • Ways to effectively seek and get ongoing constructive feedback

Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm each day

Start Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
End Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Nunavut Research Institute boardroom, building 959
Registration Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Contact Email: 

Application Form

Completed application forms must be downloaded, printed and signed by the employee and the employee’s supervisor, then emailed or faxed. All registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.