Phone: 609-683-8100

Proofreading Course

Proofreading Course with Grammar Review provides participants with instruction in proofreading and grammar, and hones the ability to identify and correct errors. This course is designed for business people responsible for proofreading business documents. 

"We're all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made."
     -- Former Vice President Dan Quayle

The first portion of the course explains the most efficient and effective process for proofreading business documents, and provides opportunity to proofread documents following this process. Learn the most common error-prone area of many business documents.

The second portion of the course addresses the most relevant business grammar issues:

  • Sentence fragments and run-on sentences
  • Noun-pronoun agreement
  • Who or whom
  • I / me / myself
  • Gender considerations
  • Typical problem areas
  • Punctuation errors
  • Spelling errors
  • Usage errors
  • Capitalization and number errors
  • Format errors

The third portion of the course explains time management techniques to proofread most efficiently. It also offers proofreading exercises that incorporate all of the lessons in the course.


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$425 for individuals
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Available online and onsite and customized for groups
Available online for individuals

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I'd never taken an online course before, and was nervous. It was simple to navigate and my instructor's feedback was so helpful. My proofreading is faster and more accurate. Great class.

Claims Manager
Home First Agency

I am the last proofreader before the Regional Director signs the official documents. I will be able to provide the RD with accurate, professional documents.

National Labor Relations Board

Key Outcomes

  • Effectively proofread and correct documents using a proven proofreading process
  • Proofread in less time
  • Correct grammatical and format errors
  • Identify your own most common errors, in order to eliminate them
  • Polished, correct, and professional business documents

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Course Instructors

Mary Cullen

Mary Cullen

M.A. in English Literature from Boston College and C.A.G.S in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of New Hampshire

Mary founded Instructional Solutions in 1998, and is an internationally recognized business writing trainer and executive writing coach with two decades of experience helping thousands of individuals and businesses master the strategic skill of business writing. She excels at designing customized business writing training programs to maximize productivity, advance business objectives, and convey complex information.

Mary leads the project management and instructional design on customized courses. She also personally teaches the first courses launched for a client, and trains the instructors who lead ongoing training.

She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island, a M.A. in English Literature from Boston College, and a C.A.G.S. in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of New Hampshire.

She lives in Princeton, New Jersey where she enjoys yoga, running, cooking, tinkering with new technologies, and most especially her family.

Grace

Grace Cuddy

B.A. in International Studies and Communication from Elon University

Grace worked as a writing tutor at Elon University, where she focused on working with non-native writers and business information flow. She is a successful blogger, and adept at business writing in social media and collaborative writing.

She holds a B.A. in International Studies and Communication from Elon University, and has completed graduate work in Composition and Rhetoric from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. She has supported training for our clients at DuPont, Liberty Mutual, USTA, Transocean, and Hillphoenix with stellar client reviews. 

She is bilingual in English and Spanish, and has traveled extensively, providing a keen sensitivity to global writing. She lives in New York City.