PRACTICAL COMMUNICATIONS SERIES

How to Write Concisely

Learn how to get your message across quickly and efficiently. 
Format

Virtual Course

Dates

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Live Sessions

1 x 3 hours

Class Size

Maximum 12

Who is this course for?

Professionals, entrepreneurs, leaders and managers…or anyone else who has to communicate online for business. 

Any professional who writes reports, emails and social media posts.

LIVE WORKSHOP: Wednesday 19th May, 2021. 0930 to 1230, Singapore Time (+8 GMT)

What you'll learn...

In this practical course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Bring focus to your ideas and planning
  • Write concise, compelling and persuasive messaging
  • Create the first draft quickly
  • Edit effectively, knowing what to cut out and what to keep

The lowdown

Learning how to write concisely will make a big difference to the way you communicate. It will make your communications faster, more reliable and have a higher chance of getting a response.

Today, we communicate more and more online. This means your messaging has to be sharp, straight to the point and engaging if it is to be effective. 

When we read a social media post, chat message or email, we pay more attention if the communication is concise.

So, how exactly can you write in a focused way, without losing the detail you need? You’ll learn how to do that on this course!

How it works

Virtual Workshop

Live workshop  to share experiences and build your skills

Practical Exercises

We'll put learning into practice during the workshop

Group Learning

Meet and work with others from around the globe

Assessment & Certificate

All courses include project assessment by the trainer and certificate of completion

What's in the course?


1. PLANNING a short piece of writing: Setting a clear purpose and understanding your audience
2. DRAFTING quickly and effortlessly
3. EDITING effectively

At each stage, we will develop the challenge of writing the LinkedIn post

Meet your instructor

Neil Stoneham

Neil is the managing director of Voxtree – an international communications consultancy that helps professionals communicate powerfully and persuasively in the global marketplace.

He has coached professionals in a variety of sectors, from embassies and auditing firms to hospitality and energy companies. Neil also delivers training courses in association with British Chamber of Commerce.

Previously, Neil spent two years writing for the Bangkok Post and taught in two major international schools in Thailand.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Terms and conditions

We want to make the experience as enjoyable as possible, so please be aware of the following:

  • Cancellations (with full refund) are permitted up to 10 days before the official course date. After this time, no refunds will be given. However, you may change the participant. 

  • You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion, subject to satisfactory submission of the final assignment and physical attendance for the duration of the virtual class.

  • If you are unable to attend the live session, you can access a recording for up to one week afterwards. 


  • In order to fully access the virtual workshops, you should have a good and reliable Internet connection along with a camera facility on your device. 


  • Please note that the virtual workshops are interactive in nature. As such, you will be asked to participate in discussions and group tasks. 
Write your awesome label here.
Created with