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 March 1-Day Seminar - Writing to Achieve Results

3/29/2013 8:00 AM
3/29/2013 5:00 PM
AmericanWest Bank Support Center - 110 S. Ferrall |

Link to printable seminar flyer located at the bottom of the page below speaker information

Please join us for our 1-day seminar in March.  Limited seating is available so please register early.  We'd like to receive payment in advance of the seminar date if at all possible. 

Make check payable to: Spokane Chapter – IIA and please return your registration ASAP but no later than Friday, March 8th.

Payment AddressIIA PO Box 687 Spokane WA 99210
Check-in will begin at 7:30. 
** Light Breakfast and Refreshments will be served
**Lunch will be catered
Course Outline:
This class is for all individuals who desire to improve their business writing skills.  The class topics include the building blocks of writing to achieve results, determining audience and purpose, mind mapping, transparent structure, cutting the clutter, making sentences make sense, active/passive voice, evaluating writing examples, agreement with antecedents, subject/verb agreement, parallel construction, editing, proofreading, and email.
What you will gain from this seminar:
·         Discover the building blocks of writing to achieve results
·         Use the building blocks to evaluate all forms of writing
·         Practice using the mind mapping tool for organizing your thoughts
·         Use transparent structure
·         Practice cutting the clutter and editing run-on sentences
·         Learn the difference between writing in active vs. passive voice
·         Practice using a grammar reference manual to edit your own writing
·         Learn the basic components of editing and proofreading
·         Learn how to avoid the mistakes of using email
About the Speaker: Bill Woodington
Bill spent 18 years managing the Learning & Development (L&D) function for Wells Fargo Audit & Security, and is based in Minneapolis.  He is a CPA and CIA with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Finance.  He is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).  He spent four years as an Audit Specialist supervising audit projects prior to moving into the L&D position.  Prior to that, he worked for First Bank System and Deloitte and Touche.  Bill was responsible for teaching the core curriculum classes (New Hire Orientation, Auditor In-Charge Training, CIA Exam Review, Effective Writing, Situational Leadership, and Leadership 101) to Wells Fargo’s Audit staff.  He was also responsible for developing and delivering virtual training related to audit topics, and managing Audit & Security University at Wells Fargo.  Bill has taught seminars outside of Wells Fargo for the IIA and MIS Training Institute (MISTI).  He is a certified IIA and Ken Blanchard Companies instructor.