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Leisure Suit to Hipster: Update Your Business Writing Style

Total Credits: 2.5 including 2.5 Communications and Marketing - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Personal Development
Sarah J. Gibson
Course Levels:
2.5 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



What do you mean there's only one space after a period, and who changed the spelling of canceled - if these questions bother you, it's time to update your business writing skills through a practical, hands-on session aimed at giving you tips and tools to update your grammar and writing style for greater impact. 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Format messages for greater effectiveness
  • Write clearer, more concise messages
  • Create messages with eye-appeal and readability
  • Understand how to use active voice
  • Create parallel lists
  • Use updated grammar and spelling

Major Subjects
  • Formatting
  • Eye Appeal
  • Concise Writing
  • Active vs. Passive Voice
  • Parallel Lists
  • Updated Grammar and Spelling

Course Materials


Sarah J. Gibson's Profile

Sarah J. Gibson Related seminars and products

Sarah J. Gibson, Certified Speaking Professional, speaks, trains and consults with organizations who want to be better at what they do. Sarah is the founder of Accent Learning and Consulting, a firm focused on enabling teams to have conversations that matter so people can thrive.
Sarah’s unique ability to articulate the underlying patterns and concerns holding teams back, makes her a much sought-after speaker and leadership consultant. Sarah’s specialty is giving teams tools and language, so they can create environments where a culture of trust and accountability can thrive.
Among the many tools Sarah provides, her book, Geezer. Punk. Whatever. has been used by individuals and organizations to navigate the impact of generational differences in the workplace. 
Sarah has worked with hundreds of organizations, leaders and individual team members across a variety of industries throughout the world.  
Beyond her corporate experiences, Sarah has also taught for the University of Wisconsin-Madison evening MBA program and as an adjunct instructor at Madison College, UW-Whitewater and North Dakota State University.
Sarah holds a master’s degree from North Dakota State University.


Thu, Dec 30, 2021 - 08:00am to 10:18am MST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Any employee who writes messages regularly
Original Recording Date 02/06/2019
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Sarah J. Gibson
Date Added to Catalog 01/11/2019

Additional Information

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Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Refund/Cancellation Policy Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.



Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 32


John E

"Very interesting course. I will be looking for other courses by Sarah."

Sara Lyn R

"Excellent information. Very helpful course."

Darlene V

"There certainly was a lot of information to go over in this short webinar. Sarah did an excellent job. What a wonderful speaker!"

Sheila G - Gainesville, Florida

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"Absolutely loved the course!"

Sarah H

"Great presenter"

Pandora O - Clinton Township, Michigan


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