Writing for Results

How to write effectively for any audience, constructing messages that carry weight and get results.

DateVenuePrice
Thu 14 Sep 2017 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hote (5 minute walk)

£495.00*
Wed 06 Dec 2017 9:30am - 4:30pm London
CCT Venues Barbican

CCT Venues Barbican

Address

  Aldersgate House, 135-137 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4JA

Telephone

  0207 776 4794

Located next door to Barbican tube station.  

Directions

Exit Barbican tube station and turn right.  Barbican CCT Venues is located next door but 1 to the tube station, on the corner of the road.  Download full details here.

Parking

There is an NCP car park only minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for  a full day.

There is an NCP car park  minutes away on Aldersgate Street near the Museum of London roundabout, which charges £3.50 per hour or £21 for a full day.

Hotels

The closest hotels are:

Citadines Aparthotel, Barbican (3 minute walk on the same road).

Malmaison (4 minute walk)

Rookery Hote (5 minute walk)

£495.00*
Wed 31 Jan 2018 9:30am - 4:30pm Manchester
Holiday Inn ManchesterAddress

  25 Aytoun Street, Piccadilly, Manchester M1 3DT

For Sat Nav please use M1 3DT


Car Parking

NCP Car Park – Piccadilly Gardens M1 3AY

24 hours – discounted rate of £17.50

Park before 9am - £4.50 up to 12 hours

 

Bus Station – Piccadilly Gardens – 50m

MetroLink Tram Stop – 50m

Train Station – Manchester Piccadilly – 200m

Airport – Manchester International – 14 Minute on Train, 9 miles driving. 

 

Directions from Manchester Piccadilly train station - 2 minute walk

Walk down the station approach until you come to traffic lights.  Turn left.  Doubletree Hilton will be on your left, Holiday Inn is on your right.

£495.00*

*Two delegates £450.00 per delegate.

Rated by 36 delegates

Rated4.5out of 5

Overview

The head of a major US airline once said that if a passenger finds a coffee stain on a seatback tray table, the message is that the airline doesn't service its engines properly: inattention to minor details may hint at inattention to more critical issues.  Your professional credibility may be enhanced or damaged by your ability to communicate effectively, and many professionals who can speak articulately let themselves down badly in their written communication and so lose the trust of others.

In this highly intensive, one-day course, you'll learn to write effectively for a variety of audiences, construct messages which carry weight and result in action, and gain confidence in your ability to write clearly, succinctly and without ambiguity.  

What you'll learn

  • The importance of good written communication (and the dangers of poor written communication)
  • How to write clearly, succinctly and without ambiguity
  • How to write with purpose
  • How to profile your audience
  • How to structure reports and other written communications
  • How to create compelling arguments
  • Key rules of punctuation, syntax and grammar – a refresher for some and a revelation for others!
  • How to avoid common pitfalls in writing
  • How to get results from your writing
  • How to overcome procrastination and perfectionism so you can finish your work efficiently

Who is it for?

Anyone who has to create reports and other written communications designed to change people's thinking, inform or advise them and inspire them to take action. 

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Your facilitator

David Cotton

David has worked in training and development for over 20 years, working in four continents and nearly 40 countries.  His work ranges from one to one coaching to managing multinational training programmes and his clients range from small family businesses to the European Commission, United Nations and Middle Eastern petrochemical companies. He is the author of around a dozen books and many journal articles. He is also a qualified and practising hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner.  He spent 21 years with the major professional services firms, Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers, before becoming an independent trainer, coach, facilitator and speaker in 2002.  A former professional musician, David still occasionally performs and he collects instruments from around the world on his travels.  He is the author of several books including 'Managing Difficult People At Work' and 'The Business Strategy Toolkit'.

Here's what our delegates are saying about this event…

Informative, engaging and interactive. The course covers a broad range of topics, the content is informative and relevant to a variety of industries. Helps you to consider writing from a different perspective.

Operations Manager

Excellent, with knowledgeable trainer.

Depot Assurance Team Leader

Excellent - engaging and informative one of the best I've attended.

Corporate Assurance Manager

Content wasn't what I expected yet I found it very useful and can see how it will benefit my writing, personally and for the company. It is useful informative and enlightening. And very thought provoking.

Content Manager

Informative, engaging and interactive. The course covers a broad range of topics, the content is informative and relevant to a variety of industries. Helps you to consider writing from a different perspective.

Operations Manager

Excellent, with knowledgeable trainer.

Depot Assurance Team Leader

Excellent - engaging and informative one of the best I've attended.

Corporate Assurance Manager

Content wasn't what I expected yet I found it very useful and can see how it will benefit my writing, personally and for the company. It is useful informative and enlightening. And very thought provoking.

Content Manager

Very engaging presenter. Clarity on areas I was unaware of. Flowed really well.

Innovation Leader

Brilliant. Fun, lots of information. Highlighted and recapped lots that I already knew ( or used to know!), also introduced new concepts. Fun, very useful for anyone that needs to write on a daily basis whether that be for social media or business reporting. Fantastic content and fantastic trainer.

Digital Marketer

Very informative. Useful tips that I can see using in my role. Informative refresher on the English language.

Marketing and communications

Very interesting and informative. Fast-paced and engaging. An interesting and challenging course. Great reminder of what you learned in your English lessons and beyond.

Finance Director

I think it was very useful. Good teacher with handy tips and tricks.

Research Analyst, WATG

Very useful.

Associate Senior Designer, WATG

Very informative.

Architect, WATG

Great, made and information heavy course feel light and refreshing.

PR & Social Media Manager, WATG

Interesting, funny and inspiring.

Landscape Designer, WATG

Brilliant, engaging and useful.

Associate Landscape Architect, WATG

Useful & entertaining.

Senior Designer Associate, WATG

Very good, touched upon many useful areas of writing.

Practice Secretary, WATG

Educational, refreshing & fun.

Associate, WATG

Very useful- refreshing and new material. Fun & engaging.

Associate, WATG

Excellent and engaging.

Associate, WATG

Excellent, and well needed for my firm.

VP, WATG

Very informative and engaging.

HR Co-ordinator, WATG

Interesting, very different from training previously offered to me.

Audit Senior, Smith Cooper

Very well presented, interest and engagement remained high throughout. Excellent time-keeping which made the day more effective.

Corporate Finance Partner, Smith Cooper

Well delivered and informative.

Partner, Smith Cooper

Very engaging and informative. Useful and practical tips.

Audit Senior, Smith Cooper

Lots of key points, learned a lot that I will be able to use of an on-going basis.

Senior Audit Manager

Insightful, interesting and useful.

Analyst, Smith Cooper

Interesting and engaging material.

Senior Executive- Corporate Finance, Smith Cooper

Very good, useful and relevant. Excellent time keeping & venue.

Audit Senior, Smith Cooper

Highly informative, engaging and thought provoking.

Trainee Accountant, Smith Cooper

Very interesting.

Audit Senior, Smith Cooper

Very useful. The course was informative and taught me new things. It was interactive and enjoyable.

Audit Senior, Smith Cooper

Very interesting. Covered many of the areas that I struggle with.

Audit Senior, Smith Cooper

Very informative. I learned a lot on many aspects. Very engaging.

Corporate Finance Senior Executive, Smith Cooper

Very useful, thought provoking and relevant to my work.

Corporate Finance Manager, Smith Cooper

I enjoyed the psychology

Team Leader, CBH

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