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Efficient written expression

  • Objectives

    • To strengthen your method of written expression.
    • To develop confidence in your written expression.
    • To be sure to effectively reach your reader(s).
    • To gain writing time.
    • To improve the quality of your writing in the company.
  • Keywords

    Written expression - Writing - Structuring -Informing- Explaining- Efficiency - Written
  • The advantages

    • Case studies used in training.
    • Practical exercises for trying out the various methods.
    • The 2 x 2 days rhythm allows for practical work and feedback regarding the first tools during the final 2 days.
  • Aimed at

    Assistants, technicians, employees,managers in charge of producing one or several messages, memos, notes, letters, telex, faxes, reviews, e-mails.


Structuring and organizing your thoughts
  • Organizing a plan and a structure, chosen according to the goal to be achieved: inform, explain, review.
  • Organizing information into a hierarchy and into an order.
  • Two methods:
- LRT (logical reasoning training);
- OSTMS (objective, strategy, tactics, methods, scheduling).

The editorial: increasing efficiency
  • The internal structure of the message, the introduction and the conclusion.
  • Wording, phrasing and style.
  • Using logic and common sense to resolve language difficulties.
  • Adapting the style to suit the nature of the document.
  • Conciseness, the phenomenon of redundancy, readability: written efficiency criteria.
  • The summary.
  • Simplification.

The various written documents and their specificities
  • Objectives and characteristics.
  • Memo, note, letter, review, e-mail.

Facilitating reading and highlighting key points
  • Presentation, organization of thoughts.
  • Presentation of key ideas.

Developing your creativity, p. 139.
Being convincing and persuasive, p. 37.


  • Code:ONM0008
  • Duration : 4days