Synopsis: Effective writing and strong communication skills are essential in the workplace. This course will introduce you to the elements needed to develop or refresh this skill and provide some great tips on how to communicate with style.
Start Time: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 8:30 AM
End Time: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 4:00 PM
Location: Hort Farm No. 2 - Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
Address: 20 Indyk-Engel Way
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eo0110ca.html
Contact Name: Carol Broccoli
Contact Email: broccoli@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7207
Additional Information:

Topics to be discussed:

  • Determining the purpose of the document/knowing your audience
  • Phrases to avoid in business writing (jargon, cliches and meaningless words)
  • Communicating difficult news
  • Organizing a document - content strategies and formatting
  • Clarity, conciseness, punctuation, and proofreading
  • Communicating electronically...and more.
Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public