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Focus On ... ... Successful Business Writing


Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, G2 1EQ


From: Tuesday 7 March 2017 09:30 To: Tuesday 7 March 2017 12:30

This business writing course is designed to help people acquire better written skills that will help them in both everyday business and personal settings.

The course aims to raise awareness of good written techniques, including information on correct grammar and spelling and information on how to use language to the writer’s advantage. This business writing course also goes into more detail on what needs to be included in different styles of business writing, such as e-mails and meeting agendas, and which written skills can be employed for each setting.

Who should take this Business Writing Course?

This focus on business writing course is aimed at anyone in a business setting who wishes to improve their written skills. The course contains information on all styles of writing - including e-mails, letters, minutes, reports and social media - and is well suited for workers who are required to write on both a regular and less-often basis.

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand the reasons for needing good writing skills and be aware of the different types of business writing that may be required.
  • Understand the importance of good spelling.
  • Understand the basic rules of English grammar.
  • Know how to use writing creatively and to the business' advantage.
  • Know the importance of editing and proofreading.
  • Understand what information to include and which style of writing to use for different types of business writing.



With over 20 years in a business, education and training environment Karen has developed a keen understanding of the key skills required to enhance both business and personal performance and the best methods of delivering training that promote learner understanding and engagement.  Karen has worked extensively with the SQA writing materials for exams and consulted on course design.

In addition to training, Karen consults within a number of SMEs throughout Scotland with a view to streamlining their business process, promoting enhanced performance and productivity. In addition, she works closely with franchisors and franchisees to enable them to fulfil their training commitments effectively and professionally.

Karen’s clear communication methods and ability to engage with business owners allows business to expand their business knowledge and develop key skills to develop business growth.

Karen’s training company (KA Training Ltd) provides training opportunities using multiple platforms.  Open courses, workshops, bespoke programmes and one-to-one training are all delivered with a clear client focus and a quality approach.




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