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Writing for and Presenting to Executives

This course will help you feel comfortable with business writing, including drafting an executive report.

Course Description

Writing and presenting are unique skill-sets, each requiring competence in communication—and confidence. However, even people experienced in both can feel some dread knowing they’ll eventually be evaluated and questioned by an executive team.

During the course we’ll review business writing basics, like plain language and active/passive voice, and you will learn a process to give you consistent results every time. We’ll explore how to transform your writing into a concise, coherent, and clear presentation. We’ll also discuss best practices for presenting to executives, including knowing your audience, having a clear call to action, and avoiding annoying habits.

Everyone will draft an executive-ready document (Day 1) and present it to the class, receiving feedback (Day 2).

Instructors

Allison Horak
Tyler Wade
 

UC Davis

UC Davis Health

Date | Time | Location

December 7 & December 8, 2021
8:30–4:30
Virtual Instructor-Led Training

March 29 & March 30, 2022
8:30–4:30
Virtual Instructor-Led Training

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October 25 & October 27, 2021
8:30–4:30
Virtual Instructor-Led Training

 

 

No future dates listed? No worries! Express interest by clicking the “Register” button to access the course in the UC Learning Center, then click, “REGISTER” again. Click on “Express Interest” at the bottom right-hand corner of activity page to receive notification when new dates are scheduled.