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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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“Business Writing Made Simple” Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Nonprofit and government employees are invited to attend a half-day workshop “Business Writing Made Simple” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. The workshop will be held at the Center for Professional Development at Edison Community College.

The ability to write well is often crucial to professional success regardless of an employee’s job title. This workshop will provide an overview of the key principles of effective writing so that documents will be easier to write and easier for people to understand.

·Focus thoughts and ideas
·Reduce time in writing the opening paragraph
·Develop effective proofreading skills using proven procedures that identify errors quickly
·Review basic rules of grammar
·Edit for clarity, brevity and understanding

FGCU faculty Jennifer Wojcik and Denielle True are instructors for the program.

The central purpose of the Institute is to help promote superior performance in government and nonprofit organizations through quality training, consulting and technical assistance. As an accredited comprehensive public university, FGCU addresses the higher educational needs of Southwest Florida and provides a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities for the general public, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information, contact Joanne Hartke, Director of the Institute, at (941) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $75.

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