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April 2021

Writing Effective Emails

Status: Advanced online registration is now closed. Please contact Jennifer Chan at [email protected] for inquiries. Thank you.
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Time: Login and Registration: 8:15 AM–8:30 AM PST
Webinar: 8:30 AM–11:00 AM PST
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Eric Tung, MA
Principal Consultant, Prolepsis Consulting
Credit: 2.5 CE Hour(s) of Communications and Leadership Learning in the Informal category
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $199.00 + GST = $208.95 until Mar 31, 2021

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Non-Registrant Price: $249.00 + GST = $261.45

Student Price: $124.50 + GST = $130.73
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How do you write effective emails? What do you need to do to ensure your writing is clear and concise? How do you write persuasively?

Seminar Description

In today’s environment, emails are by far the most commonly used communication method in the workplace. With an increase in reliance on connecting remotely, clients and colleagues expect your emails to be clear and concise. This webinar is focused on giving you the tools to write effective emails. We’ll cover key topics, including:

  • Writing for technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Having clear subject lines;
  • Structuring your emails—using a direct approach for maximum impact;
  • Incorporating clear topic sentences;
  • Using headings, tables, and lists effectively; and
  • Writing persuasively.

We’ll also review effective and ineffective sample emails, and provide you with key tips and techniques you can immediately apply to your writing.

Presenter

Eric Tung, MA

Principal Consultant, Prolepsis Consulting

Eric Tung has a Master of Arts in English from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is an English Instructor at UBC’s Extended Learning, where he teaches professional writing and communications courses. He is also a Lecturer at Simon Fraser University, where he teaches Business Communications at the Beedie School of Business. As a Principal Consultant at Prolepsis Consulting, Eric designs and delivers customized business, proposal, and technical writing workshops to various organizations, including engineering, construction, and consulting firms.

Eric is also a Change Management Consultant and specializes in change management strategy and implementation, organizational readiness and assessments, stakeholder engagement, coaching, facilitation, instructional design, training, and technical and business communications. He has extensive experience in the municipal, utilities, academic, and technical sectors.



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