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DocuTools™ Writing System
Writing Business Reports, Proposals and Email


Learn to develop documents and correspondence
that are clear and succinct.
Dramatically reduce writing and editing time
Receive and learn to use DocuTools™ Formatting Software
Taught by professional writers certified in DocuTools™


This highly engaging course teaches you how to create documents such as policies, reports, proposals, letters and emails by applying the DocuTools™ Writing System. Using DocuTools™, you will develop business communications that are clear, actionable and easy to follow.

Skills learned

You will learn to:

  • Assess the information needs of the reader
  • Follow a user-centered development process
  • Gather and analyze content from existing materials
    and subject matter experts
  • Organize and sequence content to meet users' needs
    and expectations
  • Apply best practices for developing:
    • Simple step-by-step instructions
    • Clear and actionable emails
    • Policy statements
    • Factual information (data, concepts, definitions, etc.)
    • Tables, charts and graphs
    • Processes (in table and flowchart formats)
  • Review, test, and revise documents to ensure usability
  • Use DocuTools™ for MS Word to quickly create and edit professional documents
Intended Application

This course is intended for people developing:

  • Reports
  • Proposals
  • Policy manuals
  • Email and memos
  • Announcments
  • Rules and regulations
Who should attend

Typical attendees include:

  • Managers and Executives
  • Customer service professionals
  • Sales professionals
  • Business analysts
  • Human resources personnel
  What attendees receive

Each participant will receive:

  • Extensive instruction, practice and feedback
  • One bound 200-page Reference Guide detailing all concepts and techniques taught during training
  • One set of all job-aids and handouts
    used during training
  • One CD and user license for DocuTools™ 7
    for MS Word
    (a $199 value)
  • Certificate of Completion signed by a
    Master PTA Instructor

Delivery Options

Option 1: In-house, classroom training

At a time and location convenient for your team, PTA will provide a Certified instructor to deliver this 2-day course to groups of 6 to 20. PTA supplies the instructor, all course materials and software. All you need to do is select a date and supply a suitable training room.  Please contact PTA for scheduling and pricing information.

Option 2: Instructor Certification Program

Organizations with sufficient annual training demand may elect to certify their own instructor(s) to teach this course internally. This option lowers training fees and provides maximum flexibility. Contact us today to learn more about instructor prerequisites, the certification process and fee structures.
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