AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
2 days
From 2,295 USD
Start dates

Place & Start

San Francisco
2,295 USD

2,295 USD

2,295 USD

New York City
2,295 USD
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead of how to write it. Bring a current project and get one-on-one feedback.

How You Will Benefit

  • Quickly organize your thoughts and generate content
  • Eliminate numerous time-consuming revisions
  • Rid your writing of "fluff," so you'll generate concise content

Who should attend?

Business professionals at all levels who want a quick and easy approach to effective business writing.

Training content

Guidelines for Effective Business Writing

  • Understand the Principles That Ensure Effective Business Writing
  • Understand the Need for Planning and Establishing Purpose
  • Meet the Reader’s Needs and Expectations
  • Use Techniques for Overcoming Writer’s Block

Writing the First Draft

  • Learn Techniques for Achieving Clarity and Precision in Daily Business Writing
  • Understand the Role of Word Choice
  • Construct Sentences That Are Clear and Direct
  • Use Linking Words and Phrases in Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Understand Active and Passive Voice and Parallelism
  • Employ Various Patterns of Organizing Information

Memos and Letters

  • Review Guidelines for Writing Effective Memos and Letters
  • Understand the Importance of Opening Sentences
  • Learn How and When to Use Persuasive, Positive and Negative Words
  • Know How to Use Appropriate Tone

Composing Email

  • Know the Guidelines for Writing Effective Email
  • Understand the Importance of Subject Lines

Editing and Proofreading the Final Version

  • Recognize Common Proofreading Errors
  • Practice Techniques for Effective Editing and Proofreading
  • Review Methods for Revising the First Draft
  • Avoid Sexist or Offensive Language
  • Review List of Often Confused Words


price for:

  • Non Members: $2295
  • AMA Members: $2095

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.2, PDU: 12, CPE: 14

About AMA

American Management Association Company Info

The American Management Association, International (AMA) is the global leader in talent development. Founded in 1923, AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of educational products and services, including instructor-led classroom and virtual seminars, webinars,...

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AMA - American Management Association


Average rating 4.8

Based on 25 reviews.

Kyle M.

Janet is a delightful teacher, great session!

Matt H.

Instructor is patient, knowledgeable and very helpful at creating examples

Norah P.

The session included many examples, as well as live writing exercises, which were useful.

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