Writing Effective Emails - Online Workshop (Starting February 8, 2017)

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PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is open for University of Manitoba participants only.

Writing Effective Emails - Online Workshop

Start Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
End Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Format: Online Workshop
Access: Multi-day - Can be accessed at any time during the workshop’s start and end date but must be completed within the period specified above

Estimated Completion Time: Approximately 2 – 3 hours

Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs Step workshops, is free for both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, the preauthorization of a valid credit card is required as part of the registration process. A $50 penalty will be applied to all late cancellations (cancellations that are not made 5 days or more before the workshop date), no shows, or incomplete attendance. These penalties are only charged after the completion of a workshop and no charges are ever made to students who participate in full. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please visit http://step.mitacs.ca/faq

Online Workshop Description:

Gain the confidence to communicate effectively and learn valuable ways to finesse your email etiquette.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn how to:

  • Draft concise emails with clear information and direction
  • Use email appropriately within the work environment

Key Topic Areas

  • Email etiquette
  • Explore appropriate and professional usage
  • Understanding your target audience
  • Common email mistakes 
  • Calls to action
  • Response time

Additional access information to the online workshop will be sent 2 business days in advance of the start date. If you have any questions please contact the Step team at step@mitacs.ca

Class Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Online Workshop
Canada