How to write memos, reports the right way
(The Philippine Star) - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos are no stranger to the English language. In 2016, Philippines ranked 13th on the list of the best non-native English speakers in the world. However, based on the British Councils’ International English Language Testing System (IELTS), there is still a massive need to work on the way Filipinos express themselves on paper. Poor writing skills can take a toll in all forms of business transactions which requires written communication.

To enhance one’s writing skills, the Center for Global Best Practices will host a one-day training titled, Write Right for Positive Results: Best Practices Guide to One-Page Business Letters, Memos and Reports on Nov. 29, 2018 at the Manila Marriott Hotel, Pasay City.

There is no second chance in making a first impression in business writing. Expand your business writing skills by learning and relearning what makes an outstanding business letter, memo, proposal or report that will lead to a positive result. Master the golden rule of business writing with the correct email etiquette and learn to live by the 10 commandments of business writing. Gain knowledge on the right formula in writing to any correspondence. Uphold the best policy of clarity and integrity. Set the right tone and select the right words to boost not only your reliability and credibility – but the overall, corporate image, profitability and growth of your business. This course will use classic examples of different businesses that you must learn from.

This unique program will feature Lucris Carina Agnir-Paraan, course director at the Center for Global Best Practices. She finished her doctorate degree, major in English Studies at the University of the Philippines in Diliman where she was awarded the “Outstanding Dissertation” of the College of Arts and Letters. She earned her MA in Language and Literature at the University of the Philippines in Baguio where she graduated with a 1.007 GPA. Her AB in Philosophy was also earned at UP Diliman, and she graduated high school at the International School of Kuala Lumpur where she was the first Asian and first woman editor-in-chief of the school paper.

Check for details and a complete list of best practices programs or call landlines in Manila (+63 2) 842-7148/ 59 and (+63 2) 556-8968/ 69, in Baguio (+63 74) 423-2914, in Cebu (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07, or Legazpi City (+63 52) 736-0148.

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