Course Detail: P_PROFWRIT - Professional Writing Workshop: 2-Day Intensive
Whether you love it or hate it, good writing is vital to your professional reputation and to getting ahead. You need to be able to express your ideas clearly, concisely, and persuasively. In this course, we will start with what you learned about writing in school and discuss how to apply it to professional writing. You will learn how to reduce frustration and wasted time as we solve day-to-day writing problems, while identifying common mistakes.
- organize your writing to communicate your message effectively
- revise and edit quickly and efficiently
- make writing clear, concise, persuasive, and appropriate in tone
- apply tips for accurate proofreading
This two-day course (with sessions one week apart) will be taught as a writing workshop and will be limited to 15 participants. Please bring a 1-2 page sample of your own professional writing to share with the class. If you are unable to bring a sample from your employment, you are welcome to bring some other type of professional communication.>
Who Should Attend?
This course is for marketing and communication professionals, project and product managers, administrators, and anyone else who needs to present a professional image in his or her written communication.
The University of Southern Maine is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.
The registration fee includes all materials.
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