Upcoming Workshops

  • September

  • Social Media for Business

    These days, the two main ways we find information are Google and social media. Living in the age of the internet means we have endless opportunities for impact. We can spread messages like never before. Yet social media is one confusing goldmine. A marketing landscape that changes constantly. Scroll down for more details.

    Sep 26
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 11:00 AM(2 hours)
    $195.00 excl. GST
  • October

  • Editing and Proofreading

    This workshop will teach you practical techniques for creating clear, error-free documents. We’ll teach you the tricks of the editing trade. We’ll break down the editing process, and show you how it differs from proofreading. We’ll show you various practical techniques for successful proofreading and creating a style sheet, and we’ll identify common errors that proofreaders make. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 3
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 4:30 PM(1 day)
    $595.00 excl. GST
    Register4 places remaining
  • Critical Thinking Lab: From clear thinking to clear writing

    Our Critical Thinking Lab will help you define your thinking process. We’ll get you asking the right questions and offering reasoned answers. By guiding you through this process, we’ll help you to be confident that your argument or proposal is both convincing and sound. This is the intensive version of our Critical Thinking Lab workshop. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 5
    Thu 9:00 AM Thu 4:30 PM(1 day)
    $775.00 excl. GST
    Register3 places remaining
  • Business Writing

    Business Writing will help you to create clear, purposeful documents that connect with your audience and get results. You’ll have a chance to work on your own documents, so you’ll see the benefits of better writing immediately. We'll teach you to write effectively to support your business. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 10
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 4:30 PM(1 day)
    $595.00 excl. GST
    Event is fullJoin waiting list
  • Peer Review

    Learn how to give and receive feedback for a better document result with this half-day workshop. We’ll help you understand the specific role of peer review. We’ll explain how this tool differs from proofreading and editing. You’ll come away from our workshop understanding the value of peer review and ready to use this tool to benefit your organisation. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 12
    Thu 9:00 AM Thu 1:00 PM(1/2 day)
    $345.00 excl. GST
  • Effective A3 Reports

    The A3 report is a fast and effective way to convey a message. This workshop would suit anyone wanting to present complex information to a busy audience. Whether you’re planning to report to a small group or a large organisation, this course will help you maximise the A3 report as a means of getting your message across. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 17
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 12:30 PM(1/2 day)
    $345.00 excl. GST
  • Clear Law: From legalese to reader ease

    This fast-paced workshop will equip you to write for your twenty-first century clients in a way that gives them what they want. Clear Law introduces you to communication principles based on evidence. Those principles demand clear thinking and insight to convey complex legal material clearly, accurately, and effectively. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 17
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 12:30 PM(2 half-day sessions) 2 half-day sessions on 17 and 24 October
    $595.00 excl. GST
    Register4 places remaining
  • Professional Writing for Migrants: Writing for business when English isn’t your first language

    In this workshop series, you will learn about the style of English that is expected in New Zealand business. This is probably different from the style of English you learned at school or university, and used in business in your country. This style is easy and fun to learn. This workshop series will give you confidence in writing documents and emails in clear and correct English. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 25
    Wed 9:00 AM Wed 12:30 PM(3 weekly, half-day sessions) 3 Wednesdays - 25 October, 1 November, 8 November, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    $695.00 excl. GST
    Register4 places remaining
  • Report Writing

    Uncover the skills you need to write clear, effective reports that your audience will want to read. Report Writing will help anyone who writes business reports of any kind, from project updates to board reports, and longer reports like policy development. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 26
    Thu 9:00 AM Thu 4:30 PM(1 day)
    $595.00 excl. GST
  • Business Writing

    Business Writing will help you to create clear, purposeful documents that connect with your audience and get results. You’ll have a chance to work on your own documents, so you’ll see the benefits of better writing immediately. We'll teach you to write effectively to support your business. Scroll down for more details.

    Oct 31
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 4:30 PM(1 day)
    $595.00 excl. GST
    Register4 places remaining
  • November

  • Advanced Reading

    The Advanced Reading course will show you how to boost your reading speed and understand just as much. The average business person reads at approximately 180–220 words a minute. Double your effective reading speed (without losing comprehension), and you could save several hours each week — a time-management dream! Read on for workshop dates and more details, including group and team rates.

    Nov 2
    Thu 9:00 AM Thu 12:00 PM(3 half-day sessions) 3 half-day sessions on 2, 9, and 16 November
    $775.00 excl. GST
  • Minute Writing

    Minute Writing is for anyone who wants to take the pain out of speedily producing concise, accurate, well-presented minutes. We'll teach you to produce minutes that are clear and easy to act on. Whether you’ve never done minutes before or you have 20 years of experience, you’ll learn ways to hone your techniques and make minute-taking more enjoyable. Scroll down for more details.

    Nov 7
    Tue 9:00 AM Tue 12:30 PM(1/2 day)
    $295.00 excl. GST
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