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Writing Well at Work Training

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University of Southampton Highfield Campus

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

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Please note this training event is available only to Recruitment & Outreach Staff at the following institutions:

Arts University BournemouthBournemouth UniversitySouthampton Solent UniversityUniversity of PortsmouthUniversity of SouthamptonUniversity of Winchester

Aims & Objectives:

This one-day course aims to come to the rescue to help you to overcome some of the frustrating problems of writing at work: not knowing where to start, taking too long over tasks, writing too much or not being sure about what style to use.

It helps you to write efficiently and effectively by following a logical approach that helps you to get it right first time. It shows you tips and techniques for getting started quickly, structuring your work, writing clearly and concisely and using grammar and punctuation correctly.

It helps you to think more clearly about your reasons for writing, your readers’ needs and what to put in and what to leave out. It helps you to use an appropriate style and tone and an attractive and logical layout. It helps you to feel more confident in writing persuasive and accurate documents that achieve their aim without constant rewrites.

Who does it help?

The course helps anyone who writes emails, letters, reports or briefs at work.

Draft Agenda:

09:15 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Introduction to the course aims and agenda

10:00 Step 1: Clear thinking - How to get started, Step Two: Clear Choices - content

11:15 Break

11:30 Step 2: Clear Choices - Structure - Editing your work, Step 3: Clear and concise expression

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Editing Your Work - Editing Exercises, Step 4: Careful Checking - Accuracy

15:15 Break

15:30 Accuracy

16:00 Course Review

16:30 Course Closes

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What are my parking options for the event?

Parking can be arranged, although spaces are limited. Where possible, please car share on journeys to minimise the number of parking spaces required.

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