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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Basic Writing and Grammar Skills that Get Results" Workshop

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

WHAT     "Basic Writing and Grammar Skills that Get Results" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Communication and Interpersonal Skills Series. The course teaches participants the basics of business writing and includes the application of grammar and punctuation rules to gain greater reader understanding. The course offers an in-depth look at the importance of clear communications in business and includes class exercises. The workshop brings participants up-to-date with the format and current trends of letters, memos and e-mail. Jim Jacoby is instructor for the course.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17

WHERE     Student Union 214

WHY     To learn:

     The basics of business writing

     In depth, grammar and punctuation with business-oriented exercises

     To understand the format and construction of business letters, memos and e-mail

     To analyze the intended audience

COST     $99

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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