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Course summary
Length: 2 days
Location: City of London
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Course description

Business Writing - 2-Day Course

Through this two-day course from the London School of Public Relations participants will enhance their writing skills for more effective corporate communication.

The intentsive course will cover integral business writing topics, including:

  • Sourcing information and writing documents to relay key messages to various audiences
  • How to write an effective business report, proposal, mission statement and corporate literature
  • How to identify your readers and understand audience expectation
  • How to write and present a speech
  • Repurposing an article
  • Writing for the web

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of the course and required assessments participants will be awarded a Business Writing Skills Certificate from the London School of Public Relations.

Course Assessments

Participants will be assessed via hands-on exercises - no exams. 

  • Class exercise: write a short article for a blog (a choice of topics are given).
  • Class exercise: write a short business report (a choice of topics are given).
  • Class exercise: write a newsletter as part of internal comms to announce a new service within the company.
  • A corporate report of 1,000-1,500 words submitted two weeks from completion of the course.

Training Course Content

The two-day course covers the following topics:

  • Business Writing Styles: The Right Ingredients
  • Grammar and Punctuation, Awkward Challenges and How to Meet Them
  • Building Blocks and Writing Succinctly
  • Structuring Text and Writing to House Style
  • Mission Statements
  • Business Reports
  • Proposals
  • Writing for Social Media and Blogs
  • Writing a Business Speech
  • In-House Newsletters
  • Corporate Literature


The cost of this course is £636 per participant.

In-house Training

The London School of Public Relations can also deliver this course as in-house training for your company, tailored to meet specific business needs or areas of interest. Contact the school for more information.

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London School of Public Relations

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Contact info

London School of Public Relations

118A Kensington Church Street
W8 4BH London

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Karolina Szmanska   |   16/03/2018
I have enjoyed the 2 day Business Writing course. The tutor is very knowledgeable and runs it with sense of humour and professionalism
Project Manager, Geological Society   |   21/04/2017
An excellent course designed to instil confidence in writing professionally in a business environment. Marianne offered advice based on professional experience to help me develop more clarity in my writing”
Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Southe...   |   21/04/2017
The trainer was very accommodating and kept the lesson fun, interactive and engaging. I feel much more confident in my writing as a result and am looking forward to producing written documents with the knowledge gained.
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