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Skills to Desk - Business Writing - Tax Staff Essentials

Author/Moderator: Kelly Watkins, MBA & Mark Gorman, CPA
Publisher: AICPA
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Miscommunication is costly. In this CPE course learn how the use of positive language is not a “warm and fuzzy” concept, but rather an important communication tool. Using appropriate word choices will make you a more effective manager and communicator. Miscommunication and misunderstandings may cause significant financial and emotional loses to a firm. Vague answers can cause numerical errors, inaccurate financial data, hurt feelings, and tension within an office environment.

Topics Discussed

  • The power of professional language in business writing

Learning Objectives
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Eliminate wordiness, redundancy, and obscure language from your writing, and produce documents that are clear and concise.
  • Produce written communications that are positive and confident.
  • Structure, design, and page layout options to construct documents that are accessible and well organized.
  • Explain five techniques to make your language more positive and professional.
  • Recognize the importance of descriptive language.
  • Understand how using certain words can help you avoid misinterpretation and misunderstandings.

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Communications
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: 3
Skills to Desk - Business Writing - Tax Staff Essentials
CPE On-Demand , 2015
Product# 157621
Availability: Online Access 1 Year
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