The Art of Writing

Writing among the other means of communication is perhaps one of the most tasking forms of communication. It requires skill, understanding and a multiple of ...

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By: Elearninga-z        Course Category: GENERAL PROFESSIONAL AND EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

About This Course

  Published 2016/06/13     English

Writing among the other means of communication is perhaps one of the most tasking forms of communication. It requires skill, understanding and a multiple of creativity.

The big question here is: “is writing innate or nurtured?” While we can say that some individuals appear to be natural writers, the art of writing still remains a skill that can be developed and properly nurtured t some level of perfection.

Poorly written business documents can result in grave consequences. However, strong writing competencies can help reduce or avoid this all together. 

This course will introduce you to the importance of succinct writing, help you hone your skill by getting good at the basics and enable you become an effective contributor to the business.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

•Write accurately for specific purposes

•Tailor your message to suit specific audiences

•Apply the MACJ model to help you plan and construct your documents effectively

•Eliminate clutter from your writing

Course Outline:

Module 1: Know Why You’re Writing and Understand Your Audience

Module 2: The MACJ Approach to Effective Writing

Module 3: Find Your Focus and Build – Up Contents

Module 4: Strengthen Your Writing

Target Audience/Is it right for you?

Individuals who desire to develop their writing skills/Employees at all levels.

Competencies Addressed:

•Written communication

•Interpersonal skills

•Cognitive skills

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