Webcast: Business Writing Series: Writing and Revising for Maximum Impact (XCBWSW19)
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Accountants with good writing skills are more likely to get promoted. What makes good writing good? Short, concise sentences with powerful, energetic verbs and lean word choices. In this fast-paced, interactive course, learn 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...

2/12/2019
When: 02/12/2019
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4183288B
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Elizabeth Danziger


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Acronym XCBWSW19
CPE 2 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Management
Level Beginning
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $60
CPA Non-Members $94

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA 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.

Texas CPAs: Our Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Sponsor number is #010423.

Course Description

Accountants with good writing skills are more likely to get promoted. What makes good writing good? Short, concise sentences with powerful, energetic verbs and lean word choices.

In this fast-paced, interactive course, learn 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

Designed For: Young professionals, supervisors and managers.

Prerequisite: None.

Advance Prep: None.

Note: Login instructions will be provided by the webcast vendor (CalCPA).