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October 18, 2017
 
 
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 Alberta Seniors

Grammar Essentials for Public Service Employees

Time: 1:30 -3:00 PM EST


Cost: $224.00



Group Cost: $ 795.00



Summary:

 

The course is about what public sector employees need to know about grammar.  It focuses on speech, sentence structure, word choice, punctuation and mechanics.  The instructor also spends considerable time emphasizing common grammatical errors and best grammar practices.  Participants are given opportunities to practice, apply and develop grammar skills through a variety of hands-on exercises.

 

At one end of the continuum, good grammar is essential for communicating messages clearly and effectively within and outside government.  At the other end, good grammar is central to creating and broadcasting a professional image in the workplace and beyond.


Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for all government employees who want to improve their writing skills.


In this information-packed Teleseminar, you will learn:
  • basic parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs etc.);
  • components of sentence structure (clauses) and different types of sentences;
  • Word choice, especially as it relates to verbs, pronouns and articles;
  • punctuation and its various functions; 
  • mechanics, especially spelling, capitalization, emphasis and numbers;
  • And more....

Presenter:

Ted Glenn is an instructor and highly-experienced trainer who has worked extensively with Canada’s federal, provincial and municipal governments.  Dr. Glenn coaches public sector organizations in the areas of leadership development, legislative operations, cabinet decision-making, program enhancement and talent management.  Dr. Glenn currently serves in a leadership position in a Public Administration postgraduate program in Toronto.  He is also vice-president of the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA), an association of departments across Canada engaged in teaching public administration.

How to Attend:

Prior to the session, we will send you simple login instructions.  You may attend at your desk or boardroom. Firewalls will not impact your participation.  The session will be recorded should you miss it.

An Individual Five-Year Unlimited Training Pass for all courses can be purchased for $750.00.  An office pass can also be purchased for $4,250 for up to 10 employees,  $5,450 for up to 25 employees and $7,400.00 for up to 50 employees (for larger department discounts, please contact us at 1-888-764-1542).  

Annual training passess are also available.