Our Business Writing Courses

Minding your business in 2019?

Write [& Edit] Like a Pro: Supercharged Clinic

Saturday, 27 April 2019: 3pm-5pm | @ Bunya House, Arana Hills | $229 incl. GST
Across organisations, academia, government and industries, solid written communication is crucial to success. Strengthen your skills and your writing process with Write [& Edit] Like a Pro, a 2-hour, supercharged course for very small group only. We will:

  • Offer a quick & easy grammar review coupled with pro tips to make your writing sweet & sharp.
  • Reveal common communication mistakes & how to avoid them.
  • Identify your primary & secondary audiences & what they want.
  • Explore the varied demands of web content, procedures, newsletters & client communication.
  • Get the skinny on writing for social media.
  • Maximise efficiency from structural editing through copyediting & proofreading.
  • Unpack persuasion: The force behind expert leadership, marketing collateral & organisational communication.

Smash this session with Lauren Daniels, BA MFA IPEd., a seasoned academic, corporate and government sector writing coach, and come away more skilled in your writing and more confident in your role.

About the presenter: With a training track record starting in Boston in ’99 and in Brisbane media in ’01, Lauren Daniels is a qualified professional with an astute ability to identify and bridge gaps across learning styles. At TAFE and UQ, she taught just about everyone — from tradies and academics and engineers to medical professionals; soldiers to architects; marketing pros and lawyers to human rights advocates — and sometimes in the same course. She also coaches graduate students at UQ, QUT and Bond.

Her key clients include Queensland Health; The Department of State Development; The Department of Agriculture & Water Resources; The Department of Transport & Main Roads; QLD Nurses’ Union; TOD Consulting Engineers of Noosa; Humes/Holcim Australia; SHAPE Australia; Various Real Estate Agencies; Flight Centre; Starcom Media; and CITEC.

Organisational Journalism

2019 | @ Bunya House, Arana Hills or Onsite at Your Organisation 10 Participants Max. @ Bunya House| $229 incl. GST Are you writing spotlight articles for an internal system or for social media? Are you worried about your interview skills or a little unsure how to pique — and keep — the interest of your stakeholders? If you’re responsible for…

  • Articles for a corporate or organisational newsletter
  • Employee profiles & interviews
  • News & events pieces for online content
  • Statewide or national media material…we’ll help you strengthen your skills and confidence through an exploration of this specific form of corporate journalism and tailored practice sessions.

About the presenter: With an organisational training track record starting in the Brisbane advertising sector in ’01, Lauren Daniels is a qualified professional with an astute ability to identify and bridge gaps across industries and learning styles. At TAFE and UQ, she taught just about everyone — from engineers to medical professionals; soldiers to architects; marketing pros to human rights advocates — and usually all at the same time. Recently, The Department of Agriculture & Water Resources’ Roving Reporters engaged this course and said: “Lauren provided a writing training service beyond our expectations. She took the time and effort to understand our needs, project and work environment fully, engaged with the photography trainer to ensure a seamless training experience for our staff, and was flexible in her approach from concept to delivery. Lauren’s delivery technique was engaging and passionate, it gave participants the confidence to flourish as writers and the skills to make their writing meaningful. To top off this empowering experience, our staff walked away with useful resources for them to continue working on their skills after the session. We would welcome the opportunity to work with Brisbane Writers Workshop and Lauren in the future.”

Inside Editing and Proofreading

2019| Sat: 10am-4pm | @ Bunya House, Arana Hills 10 Participants Max. | $229 incl. GST
From emails to web content, your organisational copy has to be slick. Learn how to craft, edit and proof your materials for brand consistency and precision. Collaborate with a seasoned editor to streamline your process and empower your team. Includes a quick grammatical review, a tour of the editorial loop from macro-editing to micro-editing issues, and a list of insider tips to make your final products bullet proof. Small groups and custom content.

Ripper Resumes and Cover Letters

2019 | Sat: 10pm-4pm | @ Bunya House, Arana Hills 10 Participants Max. | Bring Laptop/Tablet |$229 incl. GST Need a supremely smart resume and cover letter? Work with an expert to create something smashing. With a hands-on approach, this course provides the essential points of the successful resume and cover letter package, and includes brilliant tips to help you get that interview. Delivered by a seasoned resume writer with a track record in helping people access their field of dreams, she’ll ensure that you walk out with a marketing tool that makes you shine.

Magic Minutes

2019 | Sat: 10am-1pm | @ Bunya House, Arana Hills 12 Participants Max. | $229 incl. GST Don’t have a lot of time but the boss wants you to take minutes at the next meeting? Don’t panic. Just join this snappy short course and take minutes straight to task. Find out what goes into minutes? What stays out? Why on earth are they so important? Get quick tips and a professional, legally compliant template that sorts out minutes once and for all for you and your colleagues.

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