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10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Business Grammar Basics Workshop"

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "Business Grammar Basics" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Development Series. The course will teach current guidelines for correct punctuation, capitalization, usage, format and spelling. Participants will learn how to avoid embarrassing mistakes and project a credible, professional image that will increase self-confidence. Jim Jacoby is instructor for the course.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, June 4

WHERE     Broadcast Building 111

WHY     To learn how to:

     Update knowledge of what is considered correct usage of grammar

     Learn the underlying logic of punctuation and sentence structure

     Differentiate between active and passive voice

     Construct clear, focused and complete sentences

     Use your computer's grammar checker to spot mistakes

     Identify the errors that computers often miss

COST     $58

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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