Business Writing Training for Groups

A full menu of courses, customized and delivered as you need.

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Optimal 6-Step Process

All of our courses include our optimal six-step writing process, which incorporates critical thinking into business writing.

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Expert Instructor Feedback

Whether training is online, virtual, or in-person, every participant will receive detailed instructor feedback on their business writing.

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Your ROI is the Focus

Participants will reduce writing time by at least 25% and realize significant employee time-saving benefits.

Corporate Group Training Delivery Options

Our flexible business and technical writing training programs can be delivered based on your unique preferences and writing needs. From traditional to blended learning options and customized courses, we have a solution that works for your team.
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    Our online courses are perfect for groups or individuals who want to move at their own pace, global teams in different time zones, or those seeking more individual feedback.

    The courses are hosted on our LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed 24/7 by any browser with internet access. 

    Online courses include detailed, individualized written instructor feedback on at least two writing exercises.


  • Instructor-led virtual training offers an amazing opportunity to build team morale and develop new writing habits. It's engaging group training, accessible from anywhere in the world.

    We break up the training into multiple shorter, digestible sessions filled with interactive exercises. This allows time in between to practice new skills helping retain what is learned and ensuring long-term results.

    Participants will also have the opportunity to submit an actual writing sample to be reviewed and critiqued by an instructor.


  • For groups looking to improve their writing skills together, our onsite instructor-led training is a fantastic option that provides opportunities for team building and discussions as well as individual skills development.
     
    Participants will also have the opportunity to submit an actual writing sample to be reviewed and critiqued by an instructor after their in-person session.
  • custom-group-training-writing-course

    If different parts of these training approaches fit your group, let's discuss customization options. We can blend the beneficial aspects of one method into another.

    Choose from existing courses, or we can modify a course to address specific documents or build a fully custom training solution. 

    We'll recommend the best solution that improves employee writing in the shortest time while maximizing your budget.

Online-Course-BWT-Preview

Our online courses are perfect for groups or individuals who want to move at their own pace, global teams in different time zones, or those seeking more individual feedback.

The courses are hosted on our LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed 24/7 by any browser with internet access. 

Online courses include detailed, individualized written instructor feedback on at least two writing exercises.


Instructor-led virtual training offers an amazing opportunity to build team morale and develop new writing habits. It's engaging group training, accessible from anywhere in the world.

We break up the training into multiple shorter, digestible sessions filled with interactive exercises. This allows time in between to practice new skills helping retain what is learned and ensuring long-term results.

Participants will also have the opportunity to submit an actual writing sample to be reviewed and critiqued by an instructor.


For groups looking to improve their writing skills together, our onsite instructor-led training is a fantastic option that provides opportunities for team building and discussions as well as individual skills development.
 
Participants will also have the opportunity to submit an actual writing sample to be reviewed and critiqued by an instructor after their in-person session.

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If different parts of these training approaches fit your group, let's discuss customization options. We can blend the beneficial aspects of one method into another.

Choose from existing courses, or we can modify a course to address specific documents or build a fully custom training solution. 

We'll recommend the best solution that improves employee writing in the shortest time while maximizing your budget.

Questions about our courses?
Let us tailor a training solution that meets your needs.

What Our Group Training Includes

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Optimal 6-Step Process

This process captures employees' innate critical thinking skills and helps them transfer that to their writing.
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Substance and Syntax

Two equally critical aspects of business writing: relevant, well-organized information & clear, correct language.
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Eliminate Bloat

Reduce bloat by unsmothering verbs, decreasing unnecessary modifiers, and eliminating expletive construction.

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Individual Grammar Diagnosis

Participants receive a correction program and relevant resources that resolve their unique, specific grammar errors.
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Downloadable
Resource Library

Quick reference guides that reinforce the concepts learned to ensure integration of improved writing skills to work writing.

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Mentoring Employee
Writing Guide

A post-training guide on how to work new writing skills into corporate culture and help managers mentor writing.

What Our Clients Say About Their Training

The 5D Program: The totality of our training is guaranteed to improve your team's writing

The Discovery phase is when we ask about your goals and current challenges, review sample documents, and interview participants. The more information and details, the better. From there, we'll recommend the most effective training content, approach, and structure.

We take the time to understand your organization's writing process, style, culture, and expectations. This enables us to plan a successful training based on your unique needs.

After the Discovery phase, we now have a deep understanding of your organization's writing. We will customize the training, exercises, and materials as needed to ensure we deliver the most effective writing training possible.

We'll dive into your requirements and goals, review typical documents, and interview sample participants to create your targeted training.

During the actual training, your team will learn new skills and also practice them in individual and group settings and during scenario-based writing exercises. Our expert instructors will lead interactive, engaging training. Each participant receives detailed written feedback on their writing.

We offer flexible training delivery — instructor-led virtual, instructor-led onsite, online self-paced, or a blended approach.

Post-training, we analyze the outcomes of our work together and then share insights from the training in a debrief meeting.  

You will receive insights on your team's writing, recommendations, evaluations, and strong mentoring resources to share with managers to ensure the training sticks.

All participants also receive tailored job aids and strong ongoing resources when their course ends. 

Long-lasting results turn employee writing into a business asset.

Ongoing reminders, tips, and resources ensure that new knowledge and skills are continually reinforced. Participants receive a monthly newsletter based on topics they request. Our blog provides immediate answers to most business writing questions or for a refresher. Participants can reach out to us with questions that arise.

Additionally, enrolling in secondary courses or ongoing group or individual writing coaching is always available.

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Compare training delivery methods, see our menu of courses, and learn more about how we can help strengthen your organization's writing.

Frequently Asked Questions

How are you different from other training companies?

We offer individual instructor feedback in every course, no matter the method of training. Our expert feedback on scenario-based and real-world writing exercises is unlike any other course you'll find.

Our training was created to be fully flexible so it can be customized to your company’s needs. Our existing courses can be modified to meet the needs of any organization.

Our evidence-based curriculum based on both substance and syntax is guaranteed to improve employee writing.

We are a preferred vendor of top corporations such as Mitre, DuPont, Ernst & Young, Freddie Mac, Shell, the U.S. Army, Medline, and more.

Our training is consistently highly ranked by clients. 99% of participants would recommend our training to a colleague.

Do you provide a discount for groups?

Yes. The larger the group, the higher the discount we can offer.

Our online courses are priced per person, and our instructor-led training is priced per group with a maximum class size of 18.

Please contact us for volume pricing options.

Should I choose self-paced or instructor-led training for my team?

Each delivery option has benefits. Our online self-paced, instructor-led virtual, and instructor-led onsite training are all great options, but your group and needs will determine which is the best fit.

Please read this detailed article about each option, and then let's talk about which is best for your team and budget.

How are online self-paced courses administered?

On the date of your choosing, each participant will get their own account to log in to our learning management system. It's fully browser-based, and no download is required.

They can access the course materials 24/7 from any internet-connected device. Exercises, quizzes, and resources are all handled within the platform. Each participant also receives a weekly reminder of their process.

Instructors are available to participants for questions and will provide detailed written feedback on participant writing. 

Your team's progress can be viewed at any time from your custom tracking portal. You can see who is enrolled and where they are in their course.

Is it worth training my employees?

Business writing training is an investment in your team that pays for itself in productivity gains alone.

Additionally, more professional and correct writing elevates the perception of your team, which improves morale, increases client retention, and helps close more deals. Communication skills are critical in the workplace, especially written communication.

Use our ROI Calculator to calculate the cost of poor writing and the savings from training. Many managers are surprised at the true cost of slow and ineffective writing.

Is instructor feedback included?

All of our courses, regardless of the delivery structure, include instructor feedback.

Self-paced courses innately include the most instructor feedback. Depending on the course, it will include detailed written feedback and/or a live coaching session. 

Instructor-led live courses include many exercises and feedback opportunities throughout. This video clip will illustrate a group writing exercise in action in on-site training. Live, virtual training is similarly interactive using breakout rooms for small group or peer discussion.

Live courses also typically include an opportunity to receive written feedback on any business or technical document for up to two weeks following the course.

To truly improve writing, it's essential that employees have the opportunity to write and receive individual feedback. This ensures they can demonstrate their skills instead of merely understanding concepts theoretically. 

Additional individual feedback can be added to any training as well.

Do you offer any other training and support options?

We have a few different "add-on" options that can be included in your corporate writing training. Some of these may be included at no cost if you have a group of a certain size or opt for a certain training method.

Live Instructor-Led Group Webinar: Review of an actual work document together, plus any additional writing questions addressed from online course work. This usually follows a group enrolled in an online, self-paced course.

Document Review: Instructor review and detailed written feedback of an actual work document. This type of feedback is included automatically in all of our courses, but the quantity or timing can be customized.

Individual Live Coaching Session: A one-on-one review of an actual work document, plus coaching on individual writing issues via Zoom. 

While there are some other ways to customize your training, our company's entire focus is helping people to work better by writing better, and we can construct whatever support or training you need. 

Contact us for more info about any of our training options.

What are the benefits of training my team?
  1. Consistent and improved writing standards across a team or division.

  2. Employees spend less time on each document.

  3. Managers spend less time on rewrites.

  4. Documents better elicit business objectives and increase productivity. 

  5. Employee writing becomes an asset to the business and a career asset to the employee.

How hard is it to get my group started?
Training administration is tedious and time-consuming. We can take this off your plate and make it as easy as possible to improve your team's writing.
 
After our initial call to understand your group's needs, all we need is writing samples, participants' details, and a start date. We handle the rest.
 
When training ends, we'll schedule a call with you to review the results together and share helpful continuing training resources.
 

Ready to turn employee writing into a business asset?

Let's discuss the best content and approach based on your organization's
needs, preferences, goals, and budget.