Email: Write for Results, a course specifically about email, including formatting, subject lines, greetings, closings, and strategies for getting people to read and respond
Write It Right, a course about grammar and proofreading
Write It Well, a course about advanced strategies for writing short messages with a pleasant tone
Jenny Morse is the founder and CEO of Appendance, Inc, which provides business writing training to professionals working at companies along the Front Range and around the country. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Bowdoin College in Maine, her Master’s in Creative Writing at the University of Colorado—Boulder, and her PhD in English at the University of Illinois—Chicago. As a freelance writer and editor, she has written website copy, crafted award speeches, and ghostwritten for a few CEOs, publishing articles in Forbes, Inc., and Wired. Her articles about common grammar errors, writing habits, and entertaining writing stories can be found at appendance.com/blog.Email
A co-worker said I don't need that class; it looks basic from the flyer. And I agree that I was unsure at first if I needed the class, until I sat and listened. I think the flyer should include the words, "This class will teach you writing for business with company assets and your professional reputation at stake. Yes! This means you! You need to take this class! You will learn that writing it right is critical to instilling trust in your audience and conveying credibility with your readers. These traits are key to furthering your career!"
Didn't know that it takes my brain 15 minutes to proofread anything I draft up on the computer. Also taught me to multi-task between tasks and back to communication with my coworkers or supervisors. Most useful because currently with the restrictions, my main communication is through email. Showing that I can phrase what I am saying to them without offending them when giving the message back.
I loved the content, and Jenny brought the positive energy/vibes I needed. So great.
My mind is still blown over the north, south, east, and west are not capitalized. I have been doing that for about 50 years. I do feel like I learned a lot and was reminded of things I had forgotten. I am sure I will be able to use this in my everyday work life. I thought the virtual training went very well, was very pleased and comfortable with it.
The hands on practice was extremely helpful. I was able to identify my areas of strength and those areas that I still need to spend more time. I'm looking forward to digging into the suggested resources.
I think it is important to communicate effectively in written form. I love these classes and I would attend many more
There was a wealth of information provided, and I walked away with some helpful tools to improve my writing. The delivery of the training fostered engaging dialogue.