Double your confidence, halve your time
- Does your job require you to review other people’s business writing?
- Do you know when someones document doesn’t read well, but struggle with how to improve it?
- Did you spot the missing apostrophe in the last bullet?
- Want to know how to turn substandard into sublime, in one day?
- Learn how to apply more clarity, confidence and clout to your editing skills!
Finding the way
If the English language were a road, there wouldn’t just be potholes
everywhere, but a random assortment of bumps, sharp turns, broken glass
and poorly marked exits. Naturally, this makes navigating a correct
route extremely difficult – especially in a business context.
But the good news? You can learn the best way to negotiate that road, with our one-day Editing Essentials seminar. Here, you’ll be taught the rules and standard conventions for maintaining great flowing text and superb style every time.
And time is definitely one of your biggest benefits. Namely, you’ll have more of it as you fly through editing in record speed!
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In one day, you'll learn:
- A step-by-step guide to successful structure and style.
- 'Big picture' editing – what it is and when to do it.
- Style Guides – what they are, and how to create your own.
- Rules for common speed bumps like hyphens, quote marks, parentheses (always tricky), lists and more.
- Editing numerical information.
- Common formatting issues and proofreading symbols.
- Plus much more!
Mind your business
Editing Essentials unfolds through a series of practical exercises that sharpen your newfound skills in the business context. By unlocking the secrets to clear, concise and accurate editing, you’ll be learning essential communication skills that cross into all areas of your life.
This one-day seminar is ideal for those dealing with reports, proposals or business documents on a regular basis. So replace guesswork with best work and navigate your way to better editing today!
Eliminate guesswork – and make your job easier
Editing doesn’t have to be hard. Imagine receiving a document that needs an overhaul. Let’s face it. Sometimes, the written communication you receive can be unwieldy, convoluted and even – in some cases – nonsensical.
When you learn the right skills, you can turn the most difficult document into a clear and concise piece of writing.
Often, people learn editing skills over time. This seminar fast tracks what you need to know so you can edit with confidence and clarity.
Rave reviews about
“The course touched on a lot of areas of editing. It was highly informative, and we were able to ask lots of questions. Deb is excellent. She is one of the most engaging presenters who REALLY knows her stuff. She’s very interested in how the attendees can apply the lessons learned in their workplace. A genuinely lovely person also - it's a pleasure to spend the day with her!”
- Wendy Johnston
“You could tell the presenter had a lot of knowledge in editing - she was exactly what I'd hoped for. I have already recommended the course! I said it was very valuable and everyone in the office should take the time to do it.”
- Sarah Riseley
“Beautiful location; knowledgeable presenter; and the small class size allowed for a more tailored approach and questions. Deb was friendly and very knowledgeable. The business courses suit people from all educational backgrounds. They also suit people from a range of disciplines.”
- Veronica Eulate
"Thank you, I have benefited immensely from this seminar. I now have some great tips to improve my skills in my work place."
- Greti Willett
“Deb was fantastic. She explained things really well, everything was very clear.”
- Eliz Lanson
About the course
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Learn from the best
Deb Doyle is an experienced editorial-training consultant and
publication editor. Deb has conducted courses for the Productivity
Commission, AMP and Wizard Home Loans as well as many other corporate
and government entities located in Sydney or Melbourne. Deb's courses
are interactive and fun. You'll be amazed at how engaging and
interesting a workshop in grammar and punctuation can be. ...