Exciting writing and editing courses
If you want to upgrade your communication skills, you will find just the right course in our dynamic range.
1. Winning words: writing to engage and influence
Words can have enormous power to influence others – if you know how to use them. Learn how to lift the intensity of your writing using the techniques of great writers and leaders. This enormously popular course can be tailored to meet the needs of your team. More
2. Speak your mind: advanced presentation skills
Want to liven up a conference with a killer presentation or influential speech? Then this exciting course with two top trainers is for you.
In the first session you will find out how to craft a speech that wins the hearts and minds of your audience and in the second how to deliver it confidently and with panache. More
3. Mark your words: editing to perfection
Polished, error-free copy helps you and your firm to leave a sparkling impression. This course will equip you with the editing and proofreading skills you need to smooth out the roughest copy. More
4. Boost your business writing skills.
This course will give you a toolkit of techniques to cut the waffle and write clean, crisp content. It shows you how to hit your message home to your readers. More
5. Make your point: writing clear and concise reports
Need to produce content for a report but do not know where to start? Learn how to sort through a complex mass of information and turn it into a well structured, accurate and clear report. This course is ideal for anyone producing a major report, including annual or sustainability reports. More
Tailored in-house training
Upgrade the skills of your team with our tailored, in-house writing and editing training. We can give courses on anything from writing to brand to proofreading. Contact us to discuss your workshop requirements.
Looking for a great web content course?
If you want a course on the secrets of producing dynamic digital copy, we can recommend the consultancy write-minded. Director Libby Varcoe is an engaging web writing trainer with enormous digital copywriting experience.
Lead trainer: Tony Spencer-Smith
A leading corporate writing trainer, Tony Spencer-Smith, has helped improve the writing skills of hundreds of people at blue chip corporations, government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Previously an editor-in-chief of Reader's Digest in Australia and South Africa, he is an award-winning author. His latest book The essentials of great writing was published in 2009.
What others are saying
"Our marketing and communications team were delighted with the writing training they received from Tony Spencer-Smith. He proved an engaging trainer with a good sense of pace and relevance, and was able to meet our training objectives."
Charles Ulm, Marketing and Communications Manager, Guide Dogs
"I will never write the same way again after taking Winning words: writing to engage and influence. I loved the quotes to illustrate the different writing devices, and the exercises in which we analysed speeches and other top-quality pieces of writing to see what made them so effective."
Janine Smith, Account Director, Poter Novelli
"Tony Spencer-Smith's editing course was everything I'd hoped it would be. Well-paced, topical and fun. Tony's knowledge and passion for the subject was infectious and group dynamics were used to great effect. The course reignited my excitement about the written word. I would definitely choose another course run by this presenter."
Natalie Cutler, NSW Department of Health
"I found the Winning words: writing to engage and influence course very interesting and stimulating. Tony Spencer-Smith reawakened in me the importance of using words to conjure pictures, provoke thought and emphasise meaning."
Peter Levy, CEO Carlini Designs