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Business Writing Workshops

In today’s streamlined office, most employees create their own correspondence, reports and internal documents. The image of the writer and the organization is enhanced if these documents reflect contemporary writing standards and establish a professional and positive tone. For more information on the business writing workshops offered at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus (Regina), please call 306-775-7481 or Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus (Saskatoon) at 306-659-4038.
This one-day advanced writing workshop is directed at those who want to refresh and polish their writing skills. It deals with the final phases of the writing process: revising, editing and proofreading. Learn tips to revise the content and better organize a piece of business writing. Review proofreading strategies and learn how to cite documents and sources. This course is available in a web environment providing you have high speed internet and webcam. Call 306-775-7481.

GST and materials included, 6 hours/1 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 2, 2017
Tue - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: May 1, 2017
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$245.00ReginaCRN: 201604-19
May 2, 2017
Registration deadline: May 1, 2017
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$245.00Web AssistedCRN: 201604-20
This two-day comprehensive writing intensive focuses on preparing correspondence using plain language principles and correct sentence structure, grammar and punctuation. You will understand the importance of writing clear and concise communication and will practice these concepts by preparing emails, letters, simple reports, policies and procedures in our writing lab. You will be expected to produce one piece of writing for instructor feedback.Available via the web – call 306-775-7481 for information.

GST and materials included, 12 hours/2 sessions or 1 hours/4 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 26, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Wed, Thu - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$475.00ReginaCRN: 201603-133
April 26, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Wed, Thu - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$475.00Web AssistedCRN: 201603-134
Business communication should be grammatically correct, clear, concise and easy to understand. Learn and practice skills to enable you to write effective sentences. Examine the roles of the various parts of speech and learn how each functions in a sentence. Consider word choice to eliminate wordiness. Understand that punctuation is an aid to meaning and learn how to correct common punctuation errors. Call 306-775-7481 for more information.

This workshop is available in a simultaneous web-environment (live on your computer) providing that you have a webcam with a microphone, high-speed internet connection, and a printer. Call 306-775-7481 if you are interested in finding out more about this option or this workshop.

(includes GST and materials), 6 hours/1 session or 6 hours/2 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 24, 2017
Tue - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$245.00ReginaCRN: 201603-135
January 24, 2017
Tue - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$245.00Web AssistedCRN: 201603-136
Examine the responsibilities of the minute-take – before, during and after a meeting. Learn how to prepare an agenda and practice recording minutes for both formal and informal meetings. Receive tips and techniques to help you to focus on listening and how to summarize and paraphrase what is being said. Learn how to record motions correctly and how to proofread and correct common punctuation errors. Receive a copy of Roberts Rules of Order in Brief. Available via the web – call 306-775-7481.

This course currently has no offerings.

Learn both standard and editorial proofreading tips and techniques to help you create error-free documents. Consider word choice to eliminate wordiness. Understand that punctuation is an aid to meaning and learn how to correct common punctuation errors. Available via the web – call 306-775-7481 for more information.

This workshop is available in a simultaneous web-environment (live on your computer) providing that you have a webcam with a microphone, high-speed internet connection, and a printer. Call 306-775-7481 if you are interested in finding out more about this option or this workshop.

(includes GST and student materials), 6 hours/1 session
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
March 15, 2017
Wed - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: March 14, 2017
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$245.00ReginaCRN: 201603-72
March 15, 2017
Wed - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 14, 2017
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$245.00Web AssistedCRN: 201603-75
Learn the role of social networks in business. You cannot afford to close your eyes to the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn, video sites like YouTube, mini blog engines like Twitter – they’ve all emerged in the last three years, and all are nourished by and explosion of users. Learn how you can connect with others in your field for professional development, connect and communicate with your current and potential customers/clients. Participants should have at least basic knowledge of using computers and comfort with using the Internet.

(GST and manual included), 3 hours/1 session
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 18, 2017 - April 20, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7 - 10 p.m.
Room: 207.24
Registration deadline: April 18, 2017
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$220.00ReginaCRN: 201603-574
This workshop focuses on writing, proofreading, editing and formatting business emails and letters using Canadian Press as the writing guide. Practice how to prepare clear and professional business emails and letters using plain language principles with a focus on sentence structure using correct grammar and punctuation. Learn tips for managing your overfull inbox. Available via the web. Call 306-775-7481 for more information.

This workshop is available in a simultaneous web-environment (live on your computer) providing that you have a webcam with a microphone, high-speed internet connection, and a printer. Call 306-775-7481 if you are interested in finding out more about this option or this workshop.

(includes GST, materials) , 6 hours/1 session
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
February 8, 2017
Wed - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: February 7, 2017
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$245.00ReginaCRN: 201603-151
June 7, 2017
Wed - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: June 6, 2017
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$245.00ReginaCRN: 201604-21
February 8, 2017
Wed - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: February 7, 2017
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$245.00Web AssistedCRN: 201603-152
June 7, 2017
Wed -
Registration deadline: June 6, 2017
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$245.00Web AssistedCRN: 201604-22
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