Business writing workshops

Browse our business writing workshops below and follow the links to book.

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A3 Reports

Create A3 reports that work for readers

A3 reports can convey information in a concise and visual way — but only if they are planned carefully and laid out effectively. Find out how to make the most of the space you have.
online | in-person
$395 +GST
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Advanced Reading

Read faster and remember more

You’re guaranteed to increase your reading speed (measured at the start and end of the course). You’ll learn and practise techniques so you don’t lose comprehension — in fact you’ll remember more of what you read.
in-person
$795 +GST
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AI Writing Insights

Mastering prompts and balancing risks

Can generative AI improve your plain language writing? Learn how to write good prompts and how to assess risk and opportunity, while keeping the human element.
online | in-person
$395 +GST
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Business Writing Essentials

Transform your writing at work

This foundational workshop gives you practical plain-language techniques to craft clear and effective documents. Our tips apply to all types of writing, from short emails to strategic reports, and everything in between.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Business Writing Impact Programme

More effective writing that gets results

Our tailored programme will transform your approach to writing. In four short sessions you’ll learn how to write clear, compelling documents — with better results for you and your stakeholders.
online
$1035 +GST
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Clear Writing for Lawyers

Writing clear legal advice

Real-world guidance on how to plan and write upfront summaries that set out your messages clearly and persuasively. Take away practical tips on writing to connect effectively with busy readers.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Communications Planning

Create clear plans that get results

A good communications plan will help you get stakeholders and customers on board and make your content work for you. Learn how to analyse your audience, refine your goals, and create a plan that has impact.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Critical Thinking Lab

Test your thinking before you write

Build a reputation for clear and thorough analysis, using proven tools for thinking critically. The skills you learn will help you create persuasive content that is logically sound — and achieves the outcome you seek.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Editing and Proofreading

Add polish to your writing

High-quality documents that are free of errors enhance your credibility and reputation. We can show you a solid process for editing and proofreading, and also explain the important differences between the two.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Email Essentials

Write emails that get results

We all appreciate emails that are clear, concise, and easy to understand — but they can be hard to write. Find out how to create effective emails that readers will understand and act on.
online | in-person
$395 +GST
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Great Grammar

The details that make the difference

If you understand the basics of grammar, punctuation, and word use, you can craft great documents. Find out how to fix problems in your writing so it’s professional and easy to read.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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How to Write Web Content

Is your web content clear and effective?

Writing well for the web is an essential skill. Learn how to create clear, accessible online content, tailored to your online audience and using the principles of human-centred language.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Infographics

Tell compelling stories visually

Infographics need careful planning and design to work for their readers. Discover the principles of effective infographics for any audience, and how to brief designers well.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Minute Writing

Write minutes that don't take hours

How do you produce minutes that are clear, accurate, and a pleasure to read? You’ll learn how to listen for the gold, write confidently, and get them done by the end of the meeting.
online | in-person
$395 +GST
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Peer Review

Feedback that works both ways

Feedback at work should be constructive, but people often expect critical comments. We’ll show you a powerful process for peer review that works for both giver and receiver.
online | in-person
$395 +GST
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Plain Language Action Plan

Get started with the Plain Language Act

For Plain Language Officers and their teams — we have a framework to get your organisation on board with plain language. Come away with a solid project plan to fulfil the requirements of the Plain Language Act 2022.
online
$995 +GST
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Presentation Skills

Captivate your audience — confidently

Presentations don’t need to be scary — or dull. We’ll help you develop the skills and confidence you need to deliver engaging presentations, with a chance to practise and hear feedback in a supportive environment.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Proposal Writing

Convincing proposals win bids

Persuasive proposals can win you work or funding. This workshop will give you the edge over others, with practical tools you can use to write proposals that stand out from the competition.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Report Writing

Plan before you start writing!

How do you identify the heart of your report and focus your reader’s attention on it? Learn the art of writing effective recommendations and executive summaries, with a clear purpose behind it all.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Technical Writing

Write complex information clearly

Discover proven techniques for structuring and expressing technical or complex information in plain language. You'll learn the skills to help you deliver information that makes sense to its audience.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Writing Instructions and Procedures

Clear instructions take work

We’ve all struggled with instructions at times — they’re hard to get right! So come and learn how to write clear and engaging instructions that readers can follow confidently.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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Writing for the Kiwi Workplace

What’s different in Aotearoa New Zealand?

If you’re a professional who learned English in another country, you may find it hard to adapt your writing to the New Zealand workplace. Find out how culture influences communication, and how plain language can help you.
online | in-person
$695 +GST
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