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Getting your message across - effective writing for everyone

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Does your job involve writing business plans, press releases, promotional materials, grant applications, web or social media copy? Our three part e-learning course covers effective writing for a range of outputs and will give you the skills and confidence you need to get your message across, clearly and concisely.
Format: More than 30 minutes of video content

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Part one: The five most common writing mistakes 

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Part two: Thinking about your audience

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Part three: Writing in different settings

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will:

  • Be aware of the most common mistakes in writing and how to avoid them
  • Be able to identify the different needs of each of your audiences and how to tailor your writing for them
  • Be more competent when writing in a range of formats, from web copy to business plans.

About the trainer

Mandy Naylor runs her own consultancy, Latent Promise, in the North West of England offering one to one support and bespoke training sessions on a wide range of business topics. Support is focussed on understanding the people behind the project, and helping them develop the skills and know how they already have – releasing their Latent Promise. She is a qualified business advisor specialising in social enterprises and socially responsible businesses, has been the director of a social enterprise café in Lancashire, and also has more than 20 years senior management experience within the private sector. 

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Face-to-face training

We also run a range of classroom based courses on a variety of topics throughout the year.

See our events listing for dates.