Webcast: Business Writing Series: Planning and Organizing Your Writing (XCBWSP17)
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The most important writing decisions happen before writing takes place. Knowing the purpose, analyzing the reader, honing messaging points make all the difference whether or not the document(s) deliver the desired result. Effectively structuring messages is as important as writing it well. In this session, learn the most common and primary purposes of business documents, targeting readers and honing a point before writing begins. Discover three essential elements of a well-structured document th

 Export to Your Calendar 8/10/2017
When: 08/10/2017
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173286A
United States
Presenter: Elizabeth Danziger


Online registration is available until: 8/8/2017
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Acronym XCBWSP17
CPE 2 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Management
Level Beginning
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep Think of an important document you need to write soon. Be prepared to plan it.
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Staff, managers and partners.
Registration
Member $60
CPA Non-Member $94

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

The most important writing decisions happen before writing takes place. Knowing the purpose, analyzing the reader, honing messaging points make all the difference whether or not the document(s) deliver the desired result. Effectively structuring messages is as important as writing it well. In this session, learn the most common and primary purposes of business documents, targeting readers and honing a point before writing begins. Discover three essential elements of a well-structured document that enable a reader to understand and accept the message.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Objectives

  • Identify the purpose of a sample document and of an upcoming document.
  • Identify the point of a sample document and of an upcoming document.
  • Identify the hot buttons and inner questions of your reader.
  • Name three principles of effective organization.

Major Topics

  • Business writing
  • Planning writing projects
  • Project management