You Are What You Write

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PROGRAM INFORMATION
  • Registration fee:
    $495

  • September 15, 2017
    East Lansing Marriott at University Place
    300 M.A.C. Avenue
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    Phone: (517) 337-4440
  • Questions?

    Contact Carrie Mejorado, Program Coordinator
    Phone: (517) 355-9592
    Email: comclm@msu.edu

A person's professional reputation and image are represented and perceived through the quality of their writing. An organization's brand is represented by its employees written communication and presentation skills.

Dealing with different writing abilities and 'styles' in the workplace can be a challenge. Managing the professional writing of the employees in your organization is critical to your relationship with internal and external stakeholders.

An individual's and an organization's brand can be compromised by poor communication skills. Learn how to improve your writing skills and those of your employees to promote the reputation and image of your organization.

 

By attending You Are What You Write, you will be prepared to:

  • Enhance your professional image
  • Understand different writing styles or approaches
  • Develop a method of writing, review and re-writing with your employees
  • Improve the written communication skills of emails, internal and external documents, and reports of those you supervise
  • Provide constructive feedback on written presentation skills
  • Leverage strong written communication skills with your team
  • Ensure alignment with reputation and branding of your organization

 

INSTRUCTOR
Eileen Wilson Eileen M. Wilson, PhD, is a faculty member at Michigan State University and has provided stewardship for MSU for 33 years including serving as special assistant in the Office of the President and Board of Trustees for two years, assistant dean of undergraduate education in the Broad College of Business and on numerous university committees. She holds a Master of Arts in Philosophy, Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations, and a PhD in College and University Administration. Dr. Wilson has over 30 years of HR/LR experience, taught labor management relations at MSU for over 15 years and teaches a study abroad program in St. Andrews Scotland each year.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration fee: $495

  • Registration fees include all course materials
  • Travel and hotel expenses are not included
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation
  • Continental breakfast and networking lunch are included each day

Program times:

Registration & continental breakfast: 8:00am - 8:30am
Program time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Networking lunch: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
September 15, 2017 course offering
September 15, 2017
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East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Avenue
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: (517) 337-4440
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  • Overnight accommodations... are not included in the program fee. To reserve a room at the special rate, call the hotel listed for the program you will be attending. Be sure to refer to MSU and the name of the seminar. The special rate will be removed a month prior to the program, so we encourage you make your reservation early.
  • For your convenience... If you fly into Detroit Metropolitan Airport you can take the Michigan Flyer motorcoach to the East Lansing Marriott. Learn more about riding the Michigan Flyer »
  • Give us a call... We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this training program. You can reach us at (517) 355-9592.
  • Did you know... We can come to you!
    Interested in having HR Executive Education create a customized program for you?
    Please contact Dr. Tina Riley at robert35@msu.edu for more information.
  • Applying by mail or fax... Please download our catalog to fill out your registration information and send it by fax to (517) 432-0138 or by mail to:

    Human Resources Executive Education
    School of Human Resources and Labor Relations
    South Kedzie Hall
    368 Farm Lane, Room S423
    East Lansing, MI 48824

 

CANCELLATION POLICY
  • Cancellation four weeks prior to program start:  10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
  • Cancellation less than four weeks but at least two weeks prior to program start:  50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation less than two weeks prior to program start:  no refund.
  • These cancellation fees apply even if the participant wishes to reschedule to a later date for the same program or a different program.  Participants may send a substitute from the same organization for the same program and date with prior written notice and avoid the cancellation fee.

MSU reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or for conditions beyond its control. Any additional costs incurred by the enrollee of cancelled programs are the responsibility of the enrollee.

 

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations for people with disabilities or special dietary needs may be requested by calling HR Executive Education at (517) 355-9592. We will do all we can to accommodate you. It would be especially helpful if you would contact us at least three weeks before the program.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • MSU's Federal ID Number is 38-6005984
  • Business casual attire.
  • Please, no audio or video recording.

 

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    East Lansing, MI 48824
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