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Effective Business Writing

Your writing is a reflection of you and your organization.

This hands-on business writing course will help you write with clarity, effectiveness and professionalism. Whether you are writing emails, letters or reports, you will learn how to organize your thoughts, use a structured approach and choose the right words to create clear, concise and influential business documents. After this two day course, you will have tools and techniques to write appropriate messages for different audiences and purposes.

Save $500 by registering to this course & Grammar for Professionals - view details in the Fee section below!

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Upcoming Sessions

Date City Times Course# 39002
  • Sep 11, 2017
    - Sep 12, 2017
    Calgary, AB 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Sep 25, 2017
    - Sep 26, 2017
    Markham, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 2, 2017
    - Oct 3, 2017
    Ottawa, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Oct 11, 2017
    - Oct 12, 2017
    Toronto, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Jan 24, 2018
    - Jan 25, 2018
    Markham, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Mar 7, 2018
    - Mar 8, 2018
    Ottawa, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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  • Mar 14, 2018
    - Mar 15, 2018
    Toronto, ON 9:00 AM
    - 5:00 PM
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Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

Course Details

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the principles of effective business writing
  • Overcome writer’s block with easy-to-use strategies and techniques
  • Write with a service-orientation to satisfy your readers’ needs while getting your point across
  • Organize writing to be clear, informative, persuasive and effective
  • Build trust and credibility through your word choice
  • Apply guidelines of effective editing and proofreading to maintain professional standards across all of your writing

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How You Will Benefit

  • Project a professional image in your written correspondence
  • Gain confidence in your writing ability       
  • Establish a high standard of written communication for yourself and your organization
  • Minimize costs associated with unclear, ineffective communication

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Course Features

  • Hands-on activities to engage participants in demonstrating skills
  • Individual coaching and feedback from an expert practitioner
  • Worksheets and exercises to enhance participation and learning

Additional Details

Participants are invited to bring samples of their own business writing for review and feedback by the Course Leader.


  • Member $1845 CDN
  • Non-Member $1995 CDN
Effective Business Writing & Grammar for Professionals usually run back-to-back. To truly advance your skills, we recommend taking them together – and save $500. 

Bundle Pricing: Members pay only $2,340; non-members pay only $2,590 to attend both courses, simply use promo code: EBG500 during checkout!

Who Should Attend

All business professionals who want to become more confident, efficient and effective in their writing.


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The reviews below are from course evaluations.

  • Franca Miraglia

  • " Attending this course has provided me with a new perspective in formulating my ideas and communicating them in a clear and concise manner required for a digital age. This course has allowed me to create better effective documentation more efficiently, saving my company time and money.  "

    Christel McFatridge
    Sr. Account Manager, Digital Solutions
    Kempenfelt Group