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Business Writing Skills

An interactive Writing skills workshop, delivered by Richard Walker

Date:  Thursday 21st April 
DACBeachcroft, 100 fetter lane, london, EC4A 1BN

Time: 09.30am - 12.30pm 
Registration: From 09.00 (including tea and coffee)


The session focuses on how to write with clarity, persuasion and impact. Topics include the principles of effective writing, prioritising information, and applying logic and reasoning.



The session focuses on three main areas:

•             Business writing skills

•             Report writing

•             Writing business cases

The workshop covers the principles of good writing, how to structure effective reports, and how to produce compelling business cases. Attendees will also learn how to apply report writing methods to help prioritise and order information to best effect.



The workshop is delivered by Richard Walker who is a business writer and marketer as well as a professional trainer. His background includes senior marketing roles with Microsoft and EDS (now HP) where he authored numerous reports, business cases, and successful proposals. He has delivered numerous writing courses to the NHS to reviews such as these:

“Thanks for an excellent and stimulating session.”

Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry

“Thank you very much once again for a most informative session.”

Assistant Director, Public Health

“It was an excellent session, thank you.”

Consultant Radiologist and Associate Director of Quality and Medical Appraisal

“I would unhesitatingly recommend Richard. Without exception, his written communications skills courses receive excellent delegate reviews. “

HR Project Manager



This session links to level 3 of ‘HR & OD Expert’ from our HR Competency Framework.

“Builds and applies HR and OD knowledge and expertise to consistently achieve key business objectives.”

The session will support you to develop your specialist knowledge in regard to dealing with B&H concerns and allegations with the ultimate aim of supporting staff engagement and delivering excellent patient care in an open and constructive working environment.

To view an electronic copy of our HR Competency Framework, please follow this link.


Date: Thursday 21th April 2016
Location:  DACBeachcroft, 100 fetter lane, london, EC4A 1BN
Time: 09:30 - 12.30pm 
Registration: From 9:00 a.m. (including tea and coffee)

We reserve the right to cancel bookings where appropriate to ensure fair access to our events programme for all members.

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Please note: This is a free event, however we have a £100 cancellation fee if you cancel within 7 days of the event. Please feel free to send a replacement if you can’t come.

21st, April 2016 9:30 AM   through   12:30 PM
DACbeachcroft - Fetter Lane
100 Fetter Lane
Phone: 020 7808 2162

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