Collaborative Business Writing Training Training


Writing can be a skill that one associates with themselves. Writing allows one to express themselves and to see the full extent of their abilities and personality. There is another kind of writing that is more difficult. It’s the one that can’t be done by anyone alone. Businesses sometimes need to create documents. This can involve a lot of teamwork, as it can include everything from research, editing to writing. It is especially important to get people to work together. This is especially difficult as different personalities cannot only refer to different writing style. This is not impossible. In fact, participants often find it rewarding and can achieve something greater than themselves through writing. This course aims to make participants aware of their inner “group writer”. Participants will learn how to create a consistent writing style by learning communication techniques and task delegation. This will allow them to access a more universal and results-oriented writing style.

Lesson One
Getting Started

Housekeeping Items
Pre-Assignment Review
Workshop Objectives
Action Plan

Lesson Two
What’s Collaborative Business Writing?

Clarifying the Objective
Practical Writing Methods
Collaborative Writing Strategies
Collaborative Writing Patterns
Case Study

Lesson Three
Types of Collaborative Business Writing

Parallel Structure – ‘cut and paste’
Parallel Structure -‘puzzle’
Sequential Summative Construction
Integration of Construction
Case Study

Lesson Four
Collaborative Team Members

Selecting the Team Leader
Designation of Chief Editor
Attributes of team members
How to build a collaborative writing team
Case Study

Lesson Five
Collaborative Tools & Processes

Outlines and storyboards
Collaborative Planning
Collaborative Revision
Collaboration for Team Cohesion
Case Study

Lesson Six
Style Guidelines

Voice and Person
Consistent spelling of commonly used words
Amounts in Words or Statistics
Case Study

Lesson Seven
Barriers to Successful Collaborationative Writing

Knowledge Transfer
Case Study

Lesson Eight
Overcoming Collaborative Writing Barriers

Practicing T-shaped Control
Construction Network of Alliances
Implementing enablers
Assessment of the Culture and Areas for Development
Case Study

Lesson Nine
Styles Of managing Conflict

Make sure that good relationships are your first priority
Keep People and Problems Separate
Pay attention to the interests being presented
Listen first, chat second
Case Study

Lesson Ten
Tips to Successfully Work Together in Business Writing

Find your purpose
Form an Organisational Outline and Format
Selection of Team Leader
Assignment Writing Tasks and Other Duties
Case Study

Lesson Eleven
Examples for Collaborative Business Writing

Writing emails
Writing reports
Writing training manuals
Writing company handbooks
Case Study

Lesson Twelve
Wrapping up

Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Tests

Collaboration in business writing allows people to collaborate and further improve their writing skills. This is not without its challenges, but it can be overcome. For example, you can create a style that everyone can identify with and which shows the face and character of your company. You can also learn communication skills which will help people communicate effectively. And, you can help them set goals to help them express their ideas. Paramount Training & Development also offers a variety of training courses that can be incorporated into your customized training session to meet other needs. Contact us for more information.

3 hours
– AUD 495
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Part-time available
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