Business Writing Series: Planning and Organizing Your Writing

Course Details


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

9:00am – 11:00am
(Registration: 8:30am)

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation




Effectively structuring messages is as important as writing them well. Learn the purposes of business documents, discover the two secrets to target readers, and gain techniques for honing a point before writing begins.

The most critical writing decisions happen before writing begins. Knowing the purpose, analyzing the reader, and focusing points will determine whether or not information delivers the desired result.  Also, discover three essential elements of a well-structured document that enable readers to understand and accept messaging.

Materials are provided as an ebook for this course.


  • Business writing
  • Planning writing projects
  • Project management


  • Identify the purpose of a sample document and of an upcoming document.
  • Identify the point of a sample document and of an upcoming document.
  • Identify the hot buttons and inner questions of your reader.
  • Name three principles of effective organization.

Designed For

Staff, managers and partners.

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Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $94.00

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