This course provides you with the content to improve your writing so readers can grasp the intended meaning quickly and easily, whatever the medium. The focus is on making your writing clear, concise and correct.

In this workshop, you will learn to:

  • How to write clearly and concisely.
  • Avoid writing too casual by adding more energy with an active direct style.
  • How to write strong paragraphs with “straight-ahead” explanations.
  • Remove wordiness, controlling sentence and paragraph length.
  • Make the right word choice to set the right tone.

This course is best suited for anyone who communicates using email to internal or external clients.

Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2022

Time: 9:30am -12:00pm

Venue: Virtual

Fee: $300 per person (Special offer: $250 if sign up for at least 3 trainings)

Capacity: Up to 20 particpants

Cancellation policy: KPMG requires 72hrs notice should you wish to cancel

Invoice payment: All invoices are to be paid within 30 days of billing

KPMG is offering discounts on both virtual and face-to-face courses for any customer who registers for a minimum of three (3) courses in either section. Simply click on either the virtual or face-to-face Book Now button and let us know what courses you would like to take in the description. Once we receive your email, a KPMG employee will be in touch.


I liked how well thought-out and put together the information was.

Good examples of how emails can be improved -- practical, good pace and interactive.


Curt Peoples

Curt Peoples has been a professional editor, writer and communication skills trainer for over 30 years. His experience spans radio, book publishing, corporate writing and editing, communications training, and the delivery of live virtual programs.

As a communications skills-development professional, he focuses on giving people the skills they need to improve their clarity, persuasiveness and professionalism. He specialises in the areas of effective writing skills, creating impactful presentations, developing persuasive proposals, improving interpersonal communications and managing difficult conversations.

Over the years, he has designed and delivered professional development courses for more than 100 organizations from large multinationals to middle-market companies to not-for-profit businesses. He has worked for clients in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, the UK, Australia, Singapore and the Caribbean.

Early in his career, Curt worked as a college textbook publisher for the International Thomson Organization/Wadsworth Publishing in San Francisco in the fields of sociology, economics and communications. He holds a BA in English (magna cum laude) from Ohio University and an MA in Sociology from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.

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