Webcast: Business Writing Series: Writing and Revising for Maximum Impact (XCBWSW17)
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What makes good writing good? Short, concise sentences with powerful, energetic verbs and lean word choices. Cover five principles for writing strong sentences. Principles include: writing with verbs; using the active voice; simplifying sentences; and writing for the reader. Also, explore three essential editing principles that help provide quick and accurate correction. Gain the skillset to write clearly and concisely. Bonus Opportunity: For a small fee, submit writing samples to be edited by t

 Export to Your Calendar 7/27/2017
When: 07/27/2017
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4173288A
United States
Presenter: Elizabeth Danziger


Online registration is available until: 7/25/2017
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Acronym XCBWSW17
CPE 2 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Management
Level Beginning
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep Optional: Submit a one- to two-page writing sample. Your sample may be used, with identifying information removed, as a sample or exercise in the training. Receive a personalized critique for a small fee.
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Young professionals, managers who are responsible for coaching staff, and staff.
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

What makes good writing good? Short, concise sentences with powerful, energetic verbs and lean word choices. Cover five principles for writing strong sentences. Principles include: writing with verbs; using the active voice; simplifying sentences; and writing for the reader. Also, explore three essential editing principles that help provide quick and accurate correction. Gain the skillset to write clearly and concisely.

Bonus Opportunity: For a small fee, submit writing samples to be edited by the instructor. Danziger will comment on grammar, planning, punctuation, and conceptualization of the document, offering valuable insights that will help improve the results of your writing.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.

Objectives

  • Replace unnecessary nouns with verbs in a sentence.
  • Change the passive voice to the active voice.
  • Remove unnecessary words from a sentence.
  • Simplifying a complex sentence.
  • Revise a sample sentence.
  • Create strategies for editing

Major Topics

  • Business writing
  • Practice development
  • Editing
  • Coaching others to write well