Monday, April 04, 2011

Professional Business Writing Skills

This course aims to provide participants with a set of skills and awarenesses which they can use with immediate effect. These skills and awarenesses are:
• Transferring spoken input into written material
• Understanding the progression from the beginning of the document to the end
• Knowing in which type of documents to use the Active or Passive Voice
• Using phraseology which is stylistically appropriate
• Knowing how to connect various points in order to present the best possible impact and therefore, the best possible outcome
• Knowing how to use the different past tenses in a way which promotes
accuracy and immediate understanding
• Knowing how the various components of letters and reports fit together and flow into each other

Event Details as follows:
Date: 9th – 10th MAY 2011
Time: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Alistair King

Tan Sri Prof. Chin Fung Kee Auditorium,
3rd Floor,
Wisma IEM, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Who should attend
Anyone who has to supervise, contribute to or edit business documents.

What will they learn
Participants will learn how to write /edit / fine-tune documents which are concise, cohesive, grammatically accurate and stylistically appropriate. Grammatical forms and stylistic concepts will be introduced and practised throughout the course.

How will they learn
This course will consist of trainer presentation, individual and group writing tasks with presentations to plenary. Authentic material and case studies will form a large proportion of the course materials. If possible, documents produced by the participants should be provided so that the course materials can be customized to the participants’ benefit.

Interested? Please send your details/enquiry to Ms. Thilaga at and puvan at

Prepared By: Engr. Puvanesan
Post By: Engr. Wong Yoke Mei

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