Completing Business Messages

Completing Business Messages is a lecture which is covered during Business Communication Module. This Lecture is covering the tasks involved in completing a message: revising, producing, proofreading, and distributing messages. It includes advice on evaluating, editing, and revising the work of other writers and on designing messages for mobile devices.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the value of careful revision, and describe the tasks involved in evaluating your first drafts and the work of other writers.
  2. List four techniques you can use to improve the readability of your messages.
  3. Describe eight steps you can take to improve the clarity of your writing, and give four tips for making your writing more concise.
  4. List four principles of effective design, and explain the role of major design elements in document readability.
  5. Explain the importance of proofreading, and give eight tips for successful proofreading.
  6. Discuss the most important issues to consider when distributing your messages.

Lecture Outline:

  1. Revising Your Message: Evaluating the First Draft
    Evaluating Your Content, Organization, Style, and Tone
    Evaluating, Editing, and Revising the Work of Others
  2. Revising to Improve Readability
    Varying Your Sentence Length
    Keeping Your Paragraphs Short
    Using Lists to Clarify and Emphasize
    Adding Headings and Subheadings
  3. Editing for Clarity and Conciseness
    Editing for Clarity
    Editing for Conciseness
  4. Producing Your Message
    Designing for Readability
    White Space
    Margins and Justification
    Type Styles
    Formatting Formal Letters and Memos
    Designing Messages for Mobile Devices
  5. Proofreading Your Message
  6. Distributing Your Message

In this file you will find:

  • 1 Completing Business Messages Lecture Power Point Presentation
  • 1 Guide file how to conduct Lecture
  • 1 Test Bank with 100 different questions with full answer description and explanation
  • 1 Folder with relevant pictures
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