J. G. Levitt Professional Development

Copyright 2017



Intended For 

This course is intended for people seeking to develop or improve business writing skills at the intermediate level.


Participants are expected to be experienced in basic spelling, punctuation, and grammar skills as well as to have basic writing skills, including sentence and paragraph development.

Power Tools for Business Writing Course


Participants will learn concrete business writing techniques that are easy to apply.  These tools can be used immediately to write e-mail messages, letters, and reports that get results and project professional competence.

Participants will learn how to make their documents:

· Clear       · Concise       · Persuasive       · Professional

Comprehensive, Professional Book Provided

E-Mail Strategies for Results, by Julie Levitt, is provided for each course participant.  This comprehensive collection of easy tools to improve e-mail writing and management effectiveness is both a learning tool and an efficient reference for future use.  The book reflects current business trends and standards.

Learning Objectives

  1. Knock out writer’s block and organize messages quickly.
  2. Use the most effective and appropriate message order to achieve desired results .
  3. Improve professional image through correct use of grammar and punctuation.
  4. Improve content clarity.
  5. Decrease the time it takes to write high-quality documents.
  6. Write persuasively through effective word choice, use of a positive tone, and emphasis of benefits.
  7. Use correct formats for business documents:  letters, memos, e-mail messages.
  8. Enhance professional quality of written communications through editing and proofreading.

 Nationally-Published Book Provided

The nationally-published book, Power Tools for Business Writing, by Julie Levitt with Jeff Craig, is provided for each course participant.  This comprehensive book features easy tools to boost business writing effectiveness quickly.  The book serves as both a learning tool and an efficient, user-friendly reference for future use.  It also reflects current business trends and standards.

Contents for Text-Workbook

Power Tools for Business Writing

Chapter 1:  Quick Starting Tools

Chapter 2:  Grammar  Foundation

Chapter 3:  Power Tools for Emphasis and Conciseness

Chapter 4: Punctuation Essentials

Chapter 5: Power Tools for Balance and Clarity

Chapter 6: Custom Tools to Persuade Readers

Chapter 7: Framing Tools

Chapter 8: Sound Blueprints

Chapter 9: Formatting and Fine-Tuning Tools

Chapter 10:  Professional Finishing Tools