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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Ensuring Professionalism through Business Grammar Update" Workshop

WHO FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT "Ensuring Professionalism through Business Grammar Update" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Writing Series. The course teaches participants the basics of business writing and includes the application of grammar and punctuation rules to gain greater reader understanding. The course offers an in-depth look at the importance of clear communications in business and includes class exercises. The workshop brings participants up-to-date with the format and current trends of letters, memos and e-mail. Lorna Kibbey is instructor for the course.

WHEN 8 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Nov. 15

WHERE Student Union 214

WHY To learn:
 Correct usage of grammar
 Underlying logic of punctuation and sentence structure
 Differentiate between active and passive voice; construct clear, focused, complete sentences
 Use computer's grammar checker to spot mistakes
 Identify errors that computers often miss

COST $69

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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