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Influential Writing

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Elizabeth Danziger

Worktalk Communications Consulting

Thursday, January 02, 2020 | 01:00 PM EDT

  • CPA

2 Credits


Subject Area

Communications & Marketing

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Course Description

Perhaps you became an accountant in the fervent hope that you would never have to write again. Welcome to the real world: Writing and influencing are part of your job. Accountants with good writing skills are more likely to get promoted. What makes influential writing good? Short, concise sentences with powerful, energetic verbs and lean word choices.  

In this fast-paced, interactive course, you will learn to harness key writing principles to increase your influence on your reader. Principles include: writing with verbs; using the active voice; simplifying sentences; and writing for the reader. Also, you will explore three essential editing principles that help provide a quick and accurate correction. You will gain the skillset to write clearly and concisely so that you increase your connection and influence.

Learning Objectives

  • Replace unnecessary nouns with verbs in a sentence.
  • Change the passive voice to the active voice.
  • Remove unnecessary words from a sentence.
  • Simplifying a complex sentence.
  • Revise a sample sentence.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Managers
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • CFO/Controller
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Client Services Co-ordinator
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • HR Professionals
  • Non Profit Pros
  • Outsourced CFO
  • Senior Accountant
  • VP Accounts
  • VP Finance
  • Young CPA


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