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Writing Skills for Utility and Operations Personnel

Learn Effective Writing Skills for any Industry or Occupation!

Course Code: EO0110CA17

6 TCHs offered for NJ Water and Wastewater Operators
(License S, C, N, T, W, VSWS)

Writing Skills Training

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 12, 2017
8:30am - 3:45pm (Check-in time: 8:00am)

Next offering TBD.

Description

Effective writing and strong communication skills are essential in the workplace, no matter what your occupation. This course will introduce you to the elements needed to develop or refresh this skill and provide some great tips on how to communicate with style.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Determining the purpose of the document/knowing your audience
  • Phrases to avoid in business writing (jargon, cliches and meaningless words)
  • Communicating difficult news
  • Organizing a document - content strategies and formatting
  • Clarity, conciseness, punctuation, and proofreading
  • Communicating electronically...and more.

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Credits

In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this writing skills course is approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs (Approval #01-050601-30)

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 6 Management

PA Water and Wastewater License Holders: 6 Recert Hours

Fees
Registration Fee TBD
Multi-Person Registration Fee TBD  
NJLWO Fee (T/W/VSWS License Holders Only!) TBD
Cancellation Fee TBD

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.

Location

GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Former Agriculture Museum of New Jersey
103 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.

Register

Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Writing Skills for Utility and Operations Personnel" or Course Code EO0110) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.