Writing for Business - ILM

Producer: Lucid Learning Ltd

Duration: 7 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.


This course is designed for learners who wish to undertake Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) validated learning, whether for personal development or in order to undertake professional qualifications.
This module provides the underpinning knowledge, learning outcomes and guided learning hours required to undertake the relevant assessments required to accrue 2 credits towards an ILM Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership & Management at Level 3. Completion of this module as a stand-alone piece of eLearning does not provide an ILM qualification.

A completion certificate from CoursesForYou will be provided upon completion of this module of eLearning.


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Programme Make-Up
• Module equates directly to the ILM Level 3 Unit of the same name
• Content rich programme covering key concepts, theories and models
• ‘Click’ and reveal pdf approach provides additional background and explanations
• ‘Checkpoint’ activities engage learners in practical investigation and application of learning
• Clean and clear graphics make for an enjoyable and effective learning environment
Programme Content/Outcomes
Face to face communication used to be the most common form of communication in business. However, the development of new technologies and ways of working has significantly changed this over the past 10 years or so.
Both face to face and written communication is a constantly evolving medium. The advent of e-mail, text messages and social media demonstrates how much the channels of written communication have diversified.
As a result of this, written skills have become much more vital. It is especially important that a leader or a manager develops an extensive skill set to write effectively for different media.


To develop knowledge and understanding of writing for business as required by a practising or potential first line manager.

At the end of this unit, you will be able to: -

• Produce a piece of business writing for a defined purpose
• Produce a piece of business writing that satisfies an organisation’s business writing conventions
• Use effective and appropriate tone, language and level of formality to meet specified standards when writing for a business purpose
• Incorporate basic statistics and visual material in the content or in an appendix

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