Business Writing Principles

Date: 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online via Zoom

Discover the secrets to effective business writing and crafting messages that others want to read and act on.

Registration Deadline: January 14 at 5:00pm. Limited to 15 people.

Pre-work

This workshop requires you to complete a 1.5-hour LinkedIn Learning online workshop entitled Business Writing Principles and the related activity in advance of attending the January 26 workshop.

Participants will receive a free scholarship to LinkedIn Learning January 15–January 26. This training introduces you to the 10 Cs of strong business communication and provides you with before-and-after writing samples that give you the opportunity to apply each principle and sharpen your communication skills. You will also learn common grammar and writing mistakes, plus special considerations for formats like emails and reports.

Complete the Business Writing Fundamentals exercise and bring your results to the workshop. Try not to look at the answer key!

Further details about the LinkedIn Learning scholarship are provided in your registration confirmation.

If you are a member of the Harvard Ed Portal or the parent/guardian of a Gardner Pilot Academy student will will extend your scholarship to February 12. For membership information, click here.

This workshop is part of our Communication Skills Workshop Series. To learn about upcoming events in the series go to edportal.harvard.edu and sign up for our weekly newsletter.