Dates: 1 Mar; 17 May
Time: 9.00am to 12.30pm
Venue: HDB Hub, Toa Payoh
Fee: S$250 only!
“The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.” George Eliot
This workshop helps you identify wordiness in your business writing and equips you with strategies to write concisely.
Cut the clutter in your writing! Join us to learn simple yet powerful techniques to eliminate redundancies in your writing. Learn what is the most appropriate average number of words in a sentence; number of sentences in a paragraph.
Let’s KISS! (Keep It Short and Simple)
What You Will Gain
- 1 – Identify common unnecessary phrases used
- 2 – Reduce long clauses to shorter phrases
- 3 – Reduce phrases to single words
- 4 – Avoid empty sentence openers
- 5 – Use simple words
- 6 – Do many practical exercises relating to business context
Who Should Attend
ANYONE who has to write emails, reports or take minutes in meetings.
Nancy Yeo Managing Director
Nancy Yeo was certified in USA, Illinois, St. Charles, to design and deliver interpersonal skill programs. She has substantial experience delivering soft skill programs in Asia Pacific. Nancy has trained thousands of professionals, most of whom found her training very practical, and her sharing of real-life experiences very useful to their career.
Nancy prides herself with a mastery of impeccable linguistic skills in communication and in training. Her grasp of the English language is practical and hands-on in approach. Her professional experience revolves around people, liberating them to become self-assured and confident.
What Our Participants Say
“I have learnt to keep my writings concise by using simple words. After this course, I realized I have been using many redundant words/phrases. I will try to apply what I have learnt today.”
“KISS – Keep it Short & Simple with information retained. Summarise the sentence without losing the content”
“Kept the course interesting and concise yet impactful to cover important tips and exercises. Useful lists of words to avoid and what to replace.”
"Good speaker / presenter – Got her points across effectively (eg. let us know the common errors in writing)"
"The course is certainly very interesting. Nancy is a very dynamite trainer, she has a loud voice that will kept participants awake."
"I benefited much from this course, it helps me to write in a logic and easy understood way."
"Nancy is qualified as an instructor. Voice and action were able to capture students’ attention"