Plain Language Training Course

Custom/Group Training Only.  Please contact us to find out more!

Course Description

Learn to communicate clearly and succinctly while complying with Federal Plain Language Regulations.  Plain language doesn’t mean you have to “dumb down” your content.  Instead, it’s about focusing on your audience and making it clear for them.  Learn to write effectively for your audience to meet your intended communication goals with the Plain Language training course.

Topics include:

  • What is Plain Language
  • Overview of Plain Writing Act of 2010
  • Benefits of Plain Language
  • Organizing writing
  • Focus on the intended audience
  • Learning to use active voice with exercises
  • “Smaller” words vs. “large” words
  • Succinct writing
  • Smothered Verbs
  • Organizing writing
  • Focusing on web writing


Session Times:  9 am – 4 pm Daily

Session Location:
The Business University – Alexandria
1940 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314

Plain Language Course

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