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Construction Institute Offers Workshop on Effective Business Communication in Writing


Posted 03/31/2017
Submitted by Laura Eldredge
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

Every business and industry needs skilled writers to communicate effectively with both internal and external clients. This Construction Institute blended-learning workshop, Fundamentals of Effective Business Communication in Writing for Your World, will provide participants with practical tools and strategies for writers to perform their required writing tasks more accurately, effectively, and efficiently.  The workshop will use a combination of online learning modules, real-world writing assignments and final face-to-face group session. Participants will gain practical, hands-on experience in writing that is specific to their individual needs.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the concept of audience/reader and perform a simple reader analysis.
  • Implement multiple strategies for adapting technical or expert information for audiences with less expertise.
  • Recognize and effectively use appropriate formats and channels for communication within an organization.
  • Revise written documents to produce clear, concise, readable prose.
  • Use tools such as PowerPoint and computer generated graphics effectively for both technical and non-technical audiences.

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • DATES: Online training begins April 5, 2017, In-person session on May 3, 2017 from 4-5:30 PM
  • LOCATION FOR IN-PERSON SESSION: 213 Court Street, Suite 700, Middletown, CT
  • INSTRUCTOR: Beth Richards, Director First- and Second-Year Writing Programs, University of Hartford
  • DETAILS: Click here to view all the information and training schedule (NOTE: Limited space is available)

TO REGISTER: University of Hartford faculty, staff, and students can attend this Construction Institute workshops at no cost. Contact Laura Eldredge or call x5869 to be placed on the roster.