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60-minute live streaming program
  • December 10
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Grammar Rule Basics for Business Writing

December 10

Fix your bad grammar habits and become a better business writer.

Do you dread the grammar police with every email or memo you write? Do you get negative feedback with those snarky corrections on your social media posts? Do you shrink under the table when your boss asks for a volunteer to take on a project that involves communicating outside your department? This material will fix your bad grammar habits, boost your grammar skills, and super-charge your writing in an engaging and memorable way.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe pick and stick your past, present and future.
  • You will be able to identify ways to remember when to pick who/whom or I/me/myself.
  • You will be able to recognize when and how to use modal verbs (may/might, can/could).
  • You will be able to discuss how to soften the blow without negating or apologizing.

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Over 33 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

How to Be Direct
  • Active vs. Passive Voice
  • When and How to Use Modal Verbs (May/Might Can/Could)
  • How to Soften the Blow Without Negating or Apologizing
Getting Your Timing Right
  • Pick and Stick Your Past, Present and Future
  • What Is Perfect Tense?
Grammar Goodies That Charge Your Credibility
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Perfecting Pronouns
  • Easy Ways to Remember When to Pick Who/Whom or I/Me/Myself
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Why Lorman?

Over 33 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.

Credits

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  • AIPB 1.0
     
  • This program is acceptable for 1.0 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • ASAP PACE 0.1
     
  • This course is pre-approved through the American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP) for 0.1 CEU(s) towards your PACE Recertification.
     
  • IAAP 1.0
     
  • This course has been preapproved by the International Association of Administrative professionals for 1.0 recertification point(s).
     
  • CPE 1.2 including Communications and Marketing 1.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Communications and Marketing for 1.2 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Basic. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for business owners and managers, supervisors, associates, accountants, controllers, bookkeepers, CPAs, directors, and administrative professionals.

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Over 33 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 (training/speaking)
  • More than 20 years of experience in the corporate world in leadership and development
  • Contracted with both private and public enterprises delivering live workshops throughout the world
  • Written multiple books about leadership, communication, and writing
  • Distinguished (highest) Toastmaster status; semi-finalist in the 2012 World Championship of Public Speaking
  • Co-host of podcast and video channel CounterCultureWISE
  • Professional editor and writer for multiple clients, including NPR
  • B.A. degree in communications, University of Washington
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], HopeSpeaking.com, Twitter® @hopespeaking, Facebook® facebook.com/hopespeakingllc, YouTube® youtube.com/hopespeaking, Pinterest® pinterest.com/hopespeaking, and LinkedIn® linkedin.com/in/hopespeaking
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Product ID: 408009
Published 2020
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