Business writing for influence - Regional workshop 2017

Become a key finance influencer by planning and structuring written documents for greater impact.

Whether you have been writing reports for years or looking to introduce a new skill into your toolkit, this workshop will help refine your process and ensure your message is communicated effectively every time. This workshop is designed to provide you with practical tools and techniques to apply to your business writing.

This workshop will show you a methodical approach to planning your writing so you can produce clear, concise and compelling documents.

Key topics:

  • Different styles of writing and their purpose
  • The principles of clear, concise and compelling business writing
  • Writing emails that create action

Planning layouts of reports

Learning objectives

  • Prepare a spidergram to arrange relevant information in a logical flow to suit reader needs
  • Apply five principles of quality writing to enhance clarity
  • Apply business writing principles to a variety of common business documents
  • Use formatting techniques to enhance readability
  • Identify grammatical inaccuracies in a document
  • Incorporate specific words to control the tone of an email or letter


This workshop is designed for accounting and finance professionals in leadership and management roles, needing to influence decision makers with their business writing.


Looking for a customised learning solution for your organisation or team? Contact us today to discuss in-house learning options.

1 day