Promotion for Cool Rules services including business writing workshops

Business Writing Workshops

1. FACE-TO-FACE BUSINESS WRITING WORKSHOPS AT YOUR VENUE

Customised business writing workshops at your venue – wherever you are in Australia – on most aspects and types of business writing. Business writing essentials, management reports, business cases, minutes of meetings, case notes, speeches, and more. Contact Shaun to discuss.

2. ONLINE BUSINESS WRITING WORKSHOPS VIA ZOOM

Intensive 90-minute online business writing workshops offered regularly throughout the year via Zoom. Session content supported by detailed handouts and other resources.

Click the register button for dates, times, and cost. You will be taken to our Eventbrite bookings page, where you will be able to select the workshops, dates and times that suit you best. If you haven’t used Eventbrite before, you will be asked to register as a user. Future bookings will be faster if you are registered.

Cool Rules [for writers] will never share your personal information. We’ve selected Eventbrite as our bookings partner for online business writing workshops because they offer a comprehensive range of services, and because we believe them to be an ethical organisation. See Eventbrite’s privacy policy here.


BUSINESS WRITING ESSENTIALS: MODULE 1
Principles of Effective Business Writing in 2022
Module 1 of 5. Suitable for all skill levels. Ninety (90) minutes. Most Tuesday mornings. 10.30-12 noon Australian Central Standard Time ACST (Adelaide). Fee AU$75 (inc GST).

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Join Shaun McNicholas live on Zoom to explore:

  • the factors influencing how we write at work
  • trends in business writing in Australia
  • the principles business writers should be applying to their work in 2022.

Suitable for writers new to the workplace, and for experienced writers wanting to update their skills and knowledge.

Includes extensive support material.

Limited to 12 participants.

 

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BUSINESS WRITING ESSENTIALS: MODULE 2
Strategies for Writing Quickly and Confidently
Module 2 of 5.
Suitable for all skill levels. Ninety (90) minutes. Most Tuesday afternoons. 2-3.30pm Australian Central Standard Time ACST (Adelaide). Fee AU$75 (inc GST).

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Join Shaun McNicholas live on Zoom to explore tips, tools and techniques to make writing at work easier and more enjoyable. We’ll discuss:

  • a productive writing process
  • generating and organising ideas
  • the right mindset
  • getting started
  • asking for help
  • managing feedback
  • habits of confident, productive writers.

Suitable for writers new to the workplace, and for experienced writers wanting to update their skills and knowledge.

Includes extensive support material.

Limited to 12 participants.

 

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BUSNESS WRITING ESSENTIALS: MODULE 3
Editing and Proofreading
Module 3 of 3.
Suitable for all skill levels. Ninety (90) minutes. Most Thursday afternoons. 2-3.30pm Australian Central Standard Time ACST (Adelaide). Fee AU$75 (inc GST).

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Ensure your final drafts are fit for purpose. Join Shaun McNicholas for 90 minutes live on Zoom to:

  • investigate tips, tools and techniques for three levels of editing – structural editing, copy editing and proofreading
  • know how to use this knowledge to improve the structure, content and accuracy of your written work.

Suitable for writers new to the workplace, and for experienced writers wanting to update their skills and knowledge.

Includes extensive support material.

Limited to 12 participants.

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MINUTES MATTER
Writing Minutes of Meetings
Suitable for all skill levels. Two hours. Offered regularly throughout the year. 10.00-12 noon Australian Central Standard Time ACST (Adelaide). Fee AU$120 (inc GST).

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Join Shaun McNicholas live on Zoom for an enjoyable and informative 2-hour exploration of:

  • types of minutes – action lists, notes, basic minutes, formal minutes
  • strategies for listening intelligently and taking useful notes 
  • a formula for preparing effective minutes 
  • useful forms of expression in minutes
  • working effectively with your Chair

Suitable for reasonably confident writers who want to improve their abilty to write effective minutes of meetings. Less confident writers should consider enrolling in some or all of the Business Writing Basics suite (see above) before completing this workshop.

Includes extensive support material.

Limited to 12 participants.

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WRITING BUSINESS CASES
Writing Persuasive Business Cases
Suitable for all skill levels. Two hours. Offered regularly throughout the year. 10.00-12 noon Australian Central Standard Time ACST (Adelaide). Fee AU$120 (inc GST).

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Join Shaun McNicholas live on Zoom for 2-hours to examine:

  • the essential elements of a persuasive business case
  • researching a business case
  • structuring a business case
  • developing a persuasive argument in writing
  • the importance of succint, professional, readable writing.

Suitable for experienced and reasonably confident writers who want to improve their abilty to present a written business case. Less confident writers should consider enrolling in some or all of the Business Writing Basics suite (see above) before completing this workshop.

Includes extensive support material.

Limited to 12 participants.

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