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90-minute live streaming program
  • March 20
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Business Grammar Fundamentals

March 20

Gain a better understanding of essential grammar rules to better communicate as a business professional.

In this wonderfully diverse business environment, your writing and speaking must be professional, inclusive, and polished. The good news is that some of the most common errors are also the easiest to fix, once you know what they are. From biased language to punctuation, cleaning up your verbiage will also clear up your message. This topic will point out common mistakes you may not realize you are making and walk you through how to fix them for good.

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Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Eliminate "Iffy" Language
  • Gender-Based Verbiage and Avoiding Awkwardness
  • Things You Say That Make You Sound Either Condescending or Weak
  • Idiotisms, Mixed Metaphors, and Malapropisms, Oh My!
Make Your Message Strong and Clear
  • Writing With SAS (Singular, Active, Simple)
  • Mastering Brevity
  • Using Active vs. Passive Language
Punctuation and Pronouns
  • The Hierarchy of Punctuation
  • The Dynamics of Me, Myself, and I/Who and Whom
  • Pronouns vs. Amateur Nouns (Where Do the Apostrophes Go?)
  • Making Plurals Without Making Yourself Look Dumb
The Proofreading Checklist
  • Pro Tips for a Quick Edit
  • Finding Capitalization Gaffs, Typos, and Other Common Goofs
  • When to Ignore the Squiggle
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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • IAAP (Pending)
     
  • This course has been submitted for approval to the International Association of Administrative professionals for recertification point(s).
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, business owners and managers, supervisors, directors, associates, administrative professionals, and sales and marketing professionals.

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Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Melanie Hope

Melanie Hope

Hope Speaking LLC

  • Owner/operator of StormKatt Productions LLC (writing/editing) and Hope Speaking LLC (training/speaking)
  • More than 20 years of experience in the corporate world in leadership and development
  • Conducted The Copywriter’s Workshop to both private and public enterprises in 43 U.S. states
  • Written multiple books about leadership, communication, and writing
  • Distinguished (highest) Toastmaster status; semi-finalist in the 2012 World Championship of Public Speaking
  • Professional editor and writer for multiple clients, including NPR
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, University of Washington
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], website: HopeSpeaking.com; Twitter®: twitter.com/hopespeaking; Facebook®: facebook.com/hopespeakingllc; YouTube®: youtube.com/hopespeaking; Pinterest™: pinterest.com/hopespeaking or LinkedIn®: linkedin.com/in/hopespeaking
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Product ID: 401650
Published 2018
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