Writing Skills

Written communication is one of the most commonly used forms of communication in today’s businesses & organizations. It has become increasingly important to be able to convey your written message properly to your audience, yet so many fail to use effective writing techniques for business communications. Learn to edit, write with brevity & clarity, and create effective written correspondence in a professional environment with Elevate’s Writing Skills seminars. 

Writing Skills Courses Offered

Writing at the Executive Level

Organizations greatly benefit from having a professional cadre who can produce clear, well-organized, grammatically correct documents of the work they perform. Today’s professionals are expected to communicate effectively, and writing plays a vital role in how one’s work is presented to colleagues, subordinates, and the community as a whole. This course is designed to teach participants how the tools needed to complement their reader’s level of understanding, methods of getting past writer’s block, critical thinking skills to write effective documents, and much more.

Business Writing & Mistake Free Grammar

Words are perhaps the most powerful tools on the planet. You use them every day, in your speech and in your writing. How you write reflects your level of competence to those around you, so it’s important to maintain a high level of proficiency. Our business writing training and grammar will give you the basic and advanced skills you need to boost your quality of writing for maximum efficiency and clarity of thought.

Succinct Plain Language Writing

Organizations greatly benefit from having a professional cadre who can produce clear, well-organized, grammatically correct documents of the work they perform. Today’s professionals are expected to communicate technically, and technical writing plays a vital role in how one’s work is presented to key customers and the research community as a whole. Skills obtained from this technical writing course will help participants to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization through reports, instructions, procedures, e-mails, letters, abstracts, case studies, etc.

Getting Results with Clear Writing & Dynamic Presentations

Elevate’s 3 day program focuses on improving both oral and written communication for people who write e-mails, reports, memos, business letters, meeting minutes, and who give presentations to influence and persuade. We take a fun approach to grammar review, and all three days are packed with activities, skill practice, and practical application so that participants can use what they learn immediately back on the job. Each day can be presented as a stand alone session.

Effective Business Writing, Grammar & Proofreading

This one-day program focuses on creative communication and the presentation of specialized information in an accessible way to a variety of different audiences who expect clarity, accuracy, and professionalism. Participants will gain an understanding of and practice the skills needed to produce professional writing. They will learn to assess their audience and their needs and will be guided through the planning & drafting and revisions & edits of a document.

Clear Writing Through Critical Thinking

The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. Elevate’s Clear Writing Through Critical Thinking seminar will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving to ensure that your writing is clear, concise, and persuasive.

Effective Business Writing and Email Etiquette

In today’s competitive business environment proper and professional e-mail communication is the key to success. This training session will teach you how to write powerful and professional emails that get results. At the end of the program, you will be prepared for the type of professional communication you are likely to engage in during your career.

Administrative Professionals Capstone Program

Would you, or someone you know benefit from writing in a more clear, concise, and professional manner? Could you get more done if you did not spend so much time editing and rewriting correspondence? If you said yes to either question, the Administrative Professional Capstone Program is for you and your team. During this Capstone Program participants will compose, edit, proofread, and issue written materials for review by our subject matter experts, peers, and supervisors. By the end of the program, participants will have gained effective writing techniques to write with purpose, to consider the topic and intended reaction before writing a response with clarity, correct grammar, and formatting. Participants will increase productivity and enjoy less rewriting, editing, and irritating mistakes that take up too much time. The program will be conducted by Dr. Virginia Wells, Ph.D. in Organizational Systems, an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Psychology, at the University of Phoenix. Dr. Wells is focused on helping organizations develop collaborative practices and transformational changes necessary to maximize employee performance and drive the organization to succeed. Every participant will write and complete a capstone project as documentation of course completion to be graded by Dr. Wells and shared with peers and supervisors. Participants must achieve and maintain a scoring metric of 75%.

Series Offered

Leadership Development Program & Mentor Enhancement

Elevate believes crafting an effective leadership culture across a diverse organization is dependent on interlocking learning modules that build upon the individual, group, and organizational goals. Elevate offers a suite of solutions that can be customized to meet your organization’s specific needs, enhance and supplement existing or new capabilities, and approach adult education in innovative ways that promote engagement, accountability, and the application of practical knowledge in a variety of situations. As part of our training development, Elevate will seek to instill a culture of continuous learning across your organization as a whole. Further training and curriculum refinements will be continuous, and feedback-based.

The year-long Leadership Development Program will focus on how leaders of all levels can aspire to maximize effectiveness with personal and group dynamics, specifically in two areas:

1) Utilizing the latest professional best leadership practices within your industry, and;

2) Developing leaders that are able to grow overall staff performance within their specific day-to-day responsibilities using research-based theory and practical knowledge gained through anecdotal evidence, roleplaying, gamification, and further experiential learning.

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