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Course Description

Managing the revising and editing process efficiently is fundamental to the success of any writing project. Yet many writers and leaders find this writing stage challenging and stressful, especially when turnaround time is tight. Learn how to edit your writing and the writing of others with more confidence and ease by using the tools, techniques, and strategies of professional editors. This seminar is designed to help front line leaders develop some of the key techniques and strategies of professional editors. Identify print and online resources that all writers should have in their toolbox. Learn to apply editorial rigour to your writing, and see the payoff in clean, clear, and consistent writing.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Examine key editing definitions and how to apply them to the editing process.
  • Identify helpful and practical print and online resources.
  • Discover and apply some of the key techniques and strategies of professional editors.
  • Recognize how to edit their own writing and the writing of others efficiently and tactfully.
  • Create in-house style guides and style sheets.

Notes

Please note that this course fee includes a complimentary reference book.

Proficiencies

Certificate for Front Line Leaders - Seminar Category Leading Others

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
W
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jun 26, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $409.00
Section Notes

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers. Unless otherwise stated, notice of a withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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