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5 classes in-person in Washington DC have spots left, and 10 classes live online are available.

Business Writing Made Simple

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA 22202

Your writing says a lot about you. Weak writing can be a sign that you lack professionalism and credibility. Strong writing conveys that you are skilled and trustworthy. This practical 1-day course comes packed with in-class exercises and offers immediate feedback to help you quickly develop this crucial skill. Learn a simple process for crafting a clear and concise message and get hands-on practice writing for the results you want—in the correct...

Thursday Nov 16th, 9am–5pm Eastern Time

AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA 22202

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead...

Monday Jun 26th, 9am–4:30pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$2,295

2 sessions

Business Communication Certificate Program

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA 22202

Apply well-honed communication techniques to navigate common work challenges. This distinctive certificate program incorporates skill practice, role-play activities and real-time feedback to help you take your communication skills to the next level. Using real-life workplace scenarios in a supportive environment, you’ll practice communicating with authenticity and clarity as you choose the best way to communicate the message you want to convey....

Monday Sep 11th, 9am–4:30pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$2,995

3 sessions

Expanding Your Influence: Understanding the Psychology

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA 22202

Expanding Your Influence: Understanding the Psychology of Persuasion Bringing about the reaction you want from others and expanding your influence require insights that go beyond the actual process of influencing—and into the psychology of what truly prompts us to say yes or no. This 2-day influencer training explores these psychological triggers, plus how this knowledge may be used not just for compliance but for mutually desirable outcomes....

Wednesday Aug 9th, 9am–4:30pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$2,695

2 sessions

Improving Your Project Management Skills

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA 22202

Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success Build a solid foundation of project management knowledge, techniques and tools in this hands-on workshop that covers the entire project life cycle. As the business world grows more competitive, organizations find it necessary to take on an increasing number of projects. Unfortunately, these same organizations often don’t have skilled project managers to handle the work. In this...

Monday Jul 24th, 9am–4:30pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$2,695

3 sessions

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Writing for Photography

Los Angeles Center of Photography @ Online Learning Class

Why write about your photography? Aren’t your pictures supposed to say it all? Ideally, but written cues can offer viewers helpful entry points into your work. If you exhibit your work, artist statements, project statements and biographies are necessities. If you are applying for an artist residency, grant or a call for entry, writing eloquently will illuminate the intention and process that sparked your imagery. The bottom line is, effective...

Wednesday Sep 27th, 9am–12pm Pacific Time

 (2 sessions)

$675

2 sessions

Effective Business Writing

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

This business writing course offers practical strategies to sharpen your writing skills from idea to final draft. The class begins by reviewing the core of effective writing—knowing your audience, organizing your thoughts, and writing strong sentences. Following that, you will explore a variety of different types of writing in a business setting. You will learn to write effective digital communication, including emails. Next, you’ll explore...

Sunday Jun 11th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Advanced Business Writing

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

In Advanced Business Writing, you will learn how to prepare complex documents for any purpose. Learn outline and formatting techniques for different business documents, including schedules, proposals, project plans, and contracts. This course focuses on writing complex, multi-page business documents. At the end of the course, you’ll be able to create business documents using a four-step process. You’ll determine the purpose of the text and...

Thursday Jun 15th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Effective Business Writing

NYC Career Centers - Virtually Online

Develop the ability to write effective emails, persuasive memos, and proposals. Learn how to write clear sentences, organize your thoughts, and write different business documents for a variety of audiences. In Effective Business Writing, you'll learn how to write professional emails and other standard business documents that get results. First, you'll learn key strategies to write effectively. Then, you'll develop a variety of business documents...

Sunday Jun 11th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Advanced Business Writing

NYC Career Centers - Virtually Online

Master the art of effective business writing. Learn informative and persuasive writing techniques to reach your audience and achieve your business goals. As a manager, effective communication with your employees is essential to your success. In Advanced Business Writing, you'll learn how to deliver a wide variety of documents from policy and procedure memos to persuasive proposals that target prospective clients. By the end of Advanced Business...

Thursday Jun 15th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Humor-writing: An Online Workshop

92nd Street Y

Humor-writing: An Online Workshop with Elissa Bassist Whether you want to write funnier or make friends as an adult, in this four-week workshop experience we’ll gossip about the many ways to do both. To get started, we’ll read funny personal essays by our favorites to steal the tricks they used to write them. We’ll also: discuss how to turn a funny situation into a funny story that you can publish and self-promote explore what it takes...

Thursday Jul 13th, 6:30–9pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$400

4 sessions

Online Class: Comedy Writing

Primary Stages ESPA

A solid grasp of the mechanics of comedy writing for the stage is a powerful tool in the hand of any playwright. While comedy is a main element of an over-the-top farce or a burning satire, it is just as essential to delicately lace comic elements into the most serious drama. This class might be for you if you are: A playwright in any stage of your career interested in the comedic form. Looking to infuse your playwriting of any genre with smart,...

Tuesday Jul 11th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

$520

8 sessions

Effective Technical Writing

American Management Association

Convey technical content to any audience through specific, clear and concise technical writing. Who Should Attend: Engineers, scientists, IT/computer personnel and people in R&D and other technical areas who wish to enhance their technical writing skills in order to better communicate with their audiences. Technical writing is unique because of its specialized content. It must convey objectivity and reach both technical and nontechnical audiences...

Monday Jun 26th, 9am–5pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$2,495

2 sessions

Effective Business Writing

Improving Communications @ Virtual Classroom

Master skills that are necessary in today’s competitive business environment. Learn to write in a way that elevates you with increased confidence and enthusiasm. The focus of Effective Business Writing training is how to organize ideas and communicate clearly. This class will show you how to write in a concise manner with conviction.  For business professionals who have written contact with others, these areas of development are necessary....

Wednesday Jul 19th, 10am–2pm Eastern Time

Writing The Microbudget Screenplay

Writing Pad

This class will prepare you to write a feature length movie. If you're looking for TV writing classes, click here. What do Christopher Nolan, Darron Aronofsky and Richard Linklater have in common? They broke into the biz by writing and producing a feature film for under $30,000. In this three-hour screenwriting seminar, indy writer and director Steven Peros, whose microbudget feature, Footprints, was released in six cities and was hailed as “One...

Sunday Jun 11th, 10:30am–1:30pm Pacific Time

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Writing Workshop: Persuasive Writing

Public Affairs Council @ 2121 K St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Convincing advocates, policymakers and the public to all buy into your organization’s mission is critical to your advocacy campaign. Public affairs and communications professionals can increase engagement and sway supporters by creating influential and persuasive arguments. In this two-hour workshop, attendees will hear from an expert communicator on how to craft persuasive, powerful and credible arguments. Refine your persuasive writing skills...

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Writing War

The Writer's Center @ 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD 20815

In honor of Veterans Day, please join us for an evening with writers and editors of the literary journal O-Dark-Thirty which features prose and poetry written by military servicemembers, veterans, and their families.  Come hear select readings by contributors and a panel discussion with editors and others involved in working with this unique population of literary artists. Reception to follow.

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Persuasive Business Writing

National Seminars Training Washington

Make your business writing clear and convincing. Program Description: How convincing is your writing? Does it change people’s minds? Get them to act? Imagine ... a colleague receives an email from you suggesting a complicated procedure change. He or she immediately responds: “What a great idea. Let’s do it.” Or a customer or vendor who’s been stalling gets your follow-up text and suddenly calls to enthusiastically accept the deal. Knowing...

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Introduction to Business and Report Writing

Learning Tree International @ 13650 Dulles Technology Dr, Herndon, VA 20171

Today’s technology has made everyone in the workplace a writer — leaving your reputation and success increasingly dependent on how well you communicate. In this training course, you gain foundational knowledge in business writing, and leverage effective writing tools to create contract proposals, business plans, executive summaries, recommendation reports, and internal business communications. You Will Learn How To: Develop writing skills...

No upcoming schedules
$2,650

3 sessions

Business Writing Essentials

National Seminars Training Washington

How to make your point clearly and concisely. Program Description: If you’re like most managers, every day you receive hundreds of new emails, memos, messages and reports. You can’t afford to spend a lot of time on any one single item, because you’d never get anything else done! So you understand the importance of communicating important information in a small window of time. Business Writing Essentials will teach you how to clearn...

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Business Case Writing

Knowledgehut @ Exact Location TBD, Washington, DC 20006

Corporate strategy execution depends upon developing and implementing the best solution in the workplace. Success factors however, rely upon basing the solution on the right requirements, drawn from a sound and robust Business Case. A well crafted business case document outlines the rationale for undertaking a business project. It should be a formal, written argument that argues the reasoning to convince a decision maker to approve an intended action....

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Informed Opinion Writing

The Writer's Center @ 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD 20815

Learn how to make your writing more persuasive and more attractive! Led by former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey, this workshop will teach participants how to fashion an argument elegantly and persuasively via careful planning and precise writing. By the end of the workshop, writers can expect to be in a position to try to sell their informed opinion pieces to publications and web sites.

No upcoming schedules
$215

6 sessions

Memory Writing - The Basics

The Writer's Center @ 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD 20815

Call it memoir, creative non-fiction, autobiography, journaling, or memory writing. Your inspired-by-life stories may be intended “for the grandkids,” or become a got-to-read bestseller. If you hope to share your life with others, you’ll want the writing to be appealing and the best it can be.  This half-day course will discuss basic guidelines, challenges, and the joy of writing based on real events. Join professional writing coach and...

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Writing as a Path to Healing

The Writer's Center @ 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD 20815

Participants of this course will learn powerful tools that allow them to use writing as a path to healing and happiness. Writers will explore the topics of body awareness, the inner critic, using fear as a compass, and mindset magic, in combination with body awareness, breath work, and therapeutic writing exercises that get participants connected with their soul; the place where you want your writing to come from.  By the end of this six week...

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$215

6 sessions

Getting Started: Creative Writing

The Writer's Center @ 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD 20815

In this eight-week workshop, beginning and intermediate writers will have the chance to explore three different genres: memoir writing, short fiction, and poetry.  Each week participants will be given a writing assignment and several readings, to be followed by a critique of each student’s assignment. During our eight-weeks, participants will learn about voice, point of view, dialogue, description, imagery, and sound.  By the end of...

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