Business Writing and Grammar Basics
This self-paced online training course introduces individuals to the essential concepts of Business Writing and Grammar Basics. Writing can be a more complex term then it appears, especially business writing. Many factors need to be examined when somebody is trying to create a document. Different words may sound the same but have different spellings and meanings. Sentence structure is sometimes hard to establish including applying the right word choices and length. Our course can help to better define the rules of business writing and help professionals apply them in order to be a more proficient writer.
Marketing yourself in today’s competitive world means you need a serious edge. We all need good writing and grammar skills to communicate through business letters, memos, proposals, presentations and email. Many people lack the knack for concise composition, so in order to be noticed, you need to gain an advantage.
No matter what your field or focus, your job will eventually require clear and concise writing that will in turn reflect your professionalism. CBT Direct has compiled a business writing and grammar course that will help you master your writing and grammar skills. Learn specific techniques and proper practices of this soft skill in order to reach your audience effectively.
CBT Direct’s Online Business Writing and Grammar Basics Training will review specific writing rules such as pronouns, possessives, and punctuation to establish the basic format. Professionals will review sentence-writing skills and get a good feel for sentence construction. From capitalization to punctuation, our training will explain how to write business and communicative documents in a clean and understandable way.
Benefits of CBT Directs Business Writing and Grammar Basics Training
CBT Direct boasts the most beneficial online training on the market. With CBT Direct’s online training, you have the flexibility to study on your schedule, and with the speed and reliability of the internet, CBT Direct’s Business Writing and Grammar Basics training course is accessible anywhere you have an internet connection. Convenience finally costs less with CBT Direct - the most affordable online training solution today.
The unique design of CBT Direct’s Business Writing and Grammar Basics course emphasizes learner initiative, self-management and experiential learning. CBT Direct’s online course design begins with the definition of user-focused performance objectives and then proceeds to the selection and implementation of instructional strategies and learning activities appropriate for those objectives. This effective instruction model for CBT Direct’s Business Writing and Grammar Basics training course ensures the greatest level of comprehension and retention.
Who Benefits from CBT Direct’s Interpersonal Communication Training?
CBT Direct’s online Business Writing and Grammar Basics course would be beneficial to anyone who wants to refresh or refine their basic business writing and grammar skills for any kind of business writing, from e-mail and memos to reports and presentations.
What Professionals will learn from CBT Directs Business Writing and Grammar Basics Training
This course explores ways to identify your readers and to create messages that convey the appropriate tone for different reader roles. It also outlines how to write effectively for the three most common reasons for writing a business document – to inform, respond, or persuade.
This course describes ways to make your writing more clear. Specifically, it covers the importance of using short,
familiar words, appropriate connotations, concrete and specific language, and transitional words and phrases.
This self-paced online training course discusses ways to be more concise and explains some best practices for organizing
content logically and appropriately.
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Our online course highlights the importance of editing and proofreading your business documents. CBT Direct’s online training course describes some key areas to consider when editing – like tone, structure, clarity, and accuracy. You will explore ways to proofread effectively. In particular, you will find out about some of the most common grammatical, punctuation, and spelling mistakes that people make.
CBT Direct’s online training course defines the functions of the eight parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, interjections, and conjunctions. In particular, it focuses on how to use them effectively, and correctly. In addition, it provides special focus on nouns, adverbs, adjectives, and verbs, including verb tenses. When you have finished the course, you'll have the necessary building blocks to develop your writing skills.
This training course explains how to use words correctly, including some key rules on how to spell correctly. It covers rules for properly constructing prefixes and suffixes. In addition, the course describes how to form plurals and possessives correctly. Furthermore, it presents spelling rules and tips to help you become a better speller. Knowing the rules, as well as the exceptions, when it comes to details will make you a more confident writer and leave a good impression on your readers.
This course presents the basic rules for using capital letters, abbreviations, and numbers. It covers abbreviations of titles, names, locations, and countries, as well as how to capitalize direct quotes, titles, names of organizations, and product names, among other elements. In addition, you will be introduced to the forms and uses of numbers with dates and time, money, fractions, and symbols.
In this course, you'll review the standard rules and guidelines for using punctuation appropriately. You'll start by reviewing how to correctly apply end punctuation, including the correct use and rules for periods, question marks, and exclamation points. You'll also find out how to correctly use commas, one of the most common punctuation marks. The course also describes rules for using different connecting and separating marks, such as colons, semicolons, dashes, and hyphens.
Learners will review basic sentence construction, including how to develop sentences that are logical, clear, and powerful – the basis of any sound business document. This course examines the parts of a sentence – the subject and predicate, for example – and distinguishes between phrases and clauses.
This course describes how to use commonly confused words correctly, including word pairs that sound alike and those that have related meanings. It also covers verbs that are often misused – for example, affect and effect or apprise and appraise. In addition, the course reviews some idiomatic combinations of verbs and prepositions that can be confusing.
Business Writing and Grammar Basics