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SUMMER SPECIAL - 50% OFF: Effective Business Writing Skills - SOLD OUT

  • Date(s)
    Wednesday, 28 August 2019
  • Time(s)
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members: €162.50 (Usual price: €325)
    Non-Members: €187.50 (Usual Price: €375)

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    6.5 hours   C2


Course aim

To develop participants’ business writing skills and enable them to communicate more effectively with their target readers.

Learning objectives

On completing this programme, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of writing style and tone to their readers 
  • Plan emails and letters more efficiently and effectively 
  • Identify the correlation between aim and structure in communications 
  • Prepare structured communications for target readers  
  • Write clear, concise and relevant paragraphs
  • Present information in a professional manner


The programme will focus on the following areas:

  • Understanding how writing style impacts on readers 
  • Recognising the key features of reader-focused writing
  • Developing a practical approach for business writings
  • Identifying target readers and deciding on appropriate tones 
  • Structuring and sequencing relevant, reader-friendly communications 
  • Assessing the design and presentation of our documents
  • Writing clear, concise paragraphs
  • Editing emails and letters

Participants will have an opportunity to assess their emails and letters during this programme.

Trainer’s profile

Tiernan Ivory, MA is a Communication Consultant with over ten years’ training experience.

Tiernan specialises in developing course participants’ abilities in the areas of business writing, presentation skills, leadership skills, meeting management and time management.

Make a Booking

28 August 2019


Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.


"Very enthusiastic, engaging, charismatic and inclusive"

"Course was kept interesting"

"Great quality, very engaging trainer"

"Excellent, with course modified to suit attendees’ requirements on the day"

"Interesting way of delivering course, really felt that I was learning. This classroom approach is very effective"

"Interesting use of work to reinforce report/proposal and will use going forward. Structure and format important to be aware of."

"Really good course. Relevant info, handouts clear and teacher very engaging."

Ciaran Miller, Clearpower Ltd: "Good content. Excellent facilities at Clyde Road"