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Finely tuned business-writing skills give you a real advantage when you need to get people to sit up and take notice.

In this intensive, practical session, we’ll show you how to produce effective business writing quickly, and get your documents to the top of the pile. You can apply the methods we teach to all areas of your business: proposal writing, reports, procedures, letters and emails.

The workshop includes a pre-course individual writing analysis to help identify areas for improvement.

What you'll learn

On this one-day course you will learn how to: • set a clear objective • build a logical structure • get your key messages across • choose an appropriate style • establish and build rapport • keep readers reading • make your writing more readable • write confidently and clearly • construct sound, clear sentences • use punctuation logically and helpfully • be sure of your grammar • leave a positive last impression

Partners in Philanthropy is a workshop for all development support staff, that provides a greater understanding of the concepts that make up the development process. Participants discover key elements of identifying their role in development, understanding donor motivations, and exploring how to better support the development process. The workshop also provides an understanding of development vocabulary and creates the foundation necessary to support a cohesive culture of philanthropy throughout the organisation.

The workshop will cover:

  • Introduction: A brief overview of the workshop, including the research and concepts that serve as its foundation, as well as the process of donor development and the roles of different team members.
  • Understanding Donor Motivation: Participants gain understanding of the development process from the perspectives of donors.
  • Becoming a High-Performance Team Member: Participants learn guidelines and skills for building trust-based relationships with both internal and external constituents.
  • Adapting to Donor Profiles: Participants learn how to identify the profiles of others and explore different personality styles and techniques for communicating with donors (and colleagues) more effectively.
  • Creating a Gratifying Gifting Experience: Participants explore methods for ensuring donors feel appreciated and valued, and gain understanding of how to set the stage for future contributions.

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Thu 20 Oct 2022 13:00 [Places]
Fri 21 Oct 2022 14:00 [Places]