Business Writing Bootcamp

Business Writing & Grammar Classes in NYC

Business writing involves knowing your target audience, the goal of your message, and its purpose. Along with defining your audience, message, and objective, it’s equally important to use proper grammar and writing techniques. Writing a sales proposal for a prospective client and a memo outlining office behavior require two very different sets of skills.

This Business Writing Bootcamp includes our Grammar Essentials, Effective Business Writing, and Advanced Business Writing courses at a 20% discount. You'll learn practical strategies to sharpen your writing skills from idea to final draft, review essential grammar rules, and prepare complex multi-page business documents.

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$695 18 Hours 185 Madison Avenue, NYC In-person classroom training

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Grammar Essentials

Tue, Jul 9, 10am–5pm

Effective Business Writing

Wed, Jul 24, 10am–5pm

Advanced Business Writing

Thu, Jul 25, 10am–5pm

The Business Writing Bootcamp includes

Grammar Essentials

This course offers a comprehensive review of grammar rules. You’ll learn how to identify common grammar errors, write effectively for different audiences, and identify the correct form of a word depending on its part of speech.

Effective Business Writing

This business writing course offers practical strategies to sharpen your writing skills from idea to final draft. The class begins by reviewing the core of effective writing—knowing your audience, organizing your thoughts, and writing strong sentences. Following, you will explore a variety of different types of writing in a business setting.

Advanced Business Writing

Prepare complex, multi-page business documents for any purpose. Learn outline and formatting techniques for different business documents, including schedules, proposals, project plans, and contracts.

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Grammar Essentials

Identifying Nouns, Pronouns, and Verbs

  • Identify Parts of Speech
  • Use Nouns
  • Use Pronouns
  • Use Verbs

Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs

  • Use Adjectives
  • Use Adverbs

Identifying Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

  • Use Prepositions
  • Use Conjunctions
  • Use Interjections

Identifying Rules

  • Monitor Sentence Structure
  • Monitor Modifiers
  • Avoid Common Errors

Identifying Correct Punctuation

  • Use Parentheses Correctly
  • Use Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Em Dashes, and Quotation Marks Correctly
  • Use Numbers, Symbols, and Capitalization Correctly

Identifying Sentence Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices

  • Identify and Resolve Sentence Fragments
  • Identify and Resolve Run-ons and Comma Splices

Improving Word Choices

  • Identify Commonly Misused Words
  • Identify Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

Writing Effectively

  • Write with Purpose
  • Consider the Audience
  • Consider the Context

Editing Effectively

  • Use Correct Spelling
  • Check Your Work

Appendix A: Commonly Misspelled Words

Effective Business Writing

Writing Effective Business Communication

  • Write Strong Sentences
  • Organize Your Content
  • Analyze Your Audience

Writing Email and Other Electronic Communication

  • Write an Email
  • Write Instant Messages and Text Messages

Writing Common Business Documents

  • Write an Internal Announcement
  • Write a Routine Request
  • Write a Response to Routine Requests
  • Write a Complaint
  • Write a Positive Response to Customer Complaints
  • Write Bad-News Messages

Writing a Business Letter

  • Write a Business Letter
  • Write a Thank-You Letter

Writing Business Proposals

  • Persuade Your Audience
  • Write an Executive Summary
  • Use Visuals

Advanced Business Writing

Focusing Your Document

  • 1) Determine Your Purpose
  • 2) Determine Your Audience

Communicating to the Audience Effectively

  • 3) Planning the Writing Project
  • 4) Using Informative and Persuasive Techniques