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Written Communication

Effective business writing skills are at the heart of good business practices. Effective use of language is critical to customer and associate communication. Fox Valley Technical College provides training modules in a range of written communication skills including:

  • Business Writing
  • Design and Documentation
  • Grant and Proposal Writing
  • Marketing Communication
  • Report Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing Foundations

Explore *module options* to learn more or request a consultation with one of our professional communications trainers.

Additional Information

Module Options

**Business Writing**

  • The 7 C's of effective writing
  • The writing process
  • Active and passive voice
  • Parallel sentence structure
  • Positive phrasing
  • Direct and indirect approach
  • Clear and concise wording
  • Email writing/netiquette

**Design and Documentation**

  • Digital and design preparation
  • Report and technical document preparation
  • Web communication and promotion

**Grant and Proposal Writing**

  • Identifying grant announcements
  • Steps to write a grant
  • Submitting a grant application

**Marketing Communication**

  • Social media
  • Writing and designing for the web
  • Marketing messaging

**Report Writing**

  • Review essential report writing skills
  • Learn to recognize the elements of good report writing
  • Gain new skills on report formats and their usage
  • Use report models
  • Opportunities for practice, critiques and question-asking

**Technical Writing**

  • Use company-specific materials to learn the basics of technical report writing
  • Practice editing skills using workplace examples and technical reports
  • Immediately apply skills and receive individualized coaching and critiquing

**Writing Foundations**

  • Confusing words
  • Punctuation
  • Proofreading basics
  • Sentence structure and syntax
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
1825 N. Bluemound Road
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
View BIS Calendar

P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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