To:Ms. J. Rivera, Manager
From:R. Anderson, Assistant Manager
Date:September 6, 2011
Subject:Request Funding for Business Communications Course
The purpose of this memorandum is to request funding for R. Anderson to attend a local Business Communications course. Effective communication is a necessity in business and management. The ability to communicate with employees, vendors, customers, and contractors is a fundamental part of the Assistant Manager position. The next session of communication courses begins October 3, 2011. Enrollment for the session ends on October 1, 2011.
The cost for this Business Communications course is $525: Tuition: $440.00, Books: $75.00, and Application Fee: $10. The course will be held at Jackson State Community College and will last approximately six weeks. Classes are held each Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.
There are several benefits of taking this course,
* The convenience of evening courses. Evening courses lend themselves to more family time and less time away from employment opportunities. * More effective written and verbal communications. Effective communication of all types will improve business operations. This will create less confusion, fewer errors and misunderstandings surrounding policies, changes, training programs, and additional information that is used in all day to day operations. * Increased productivity and revenue. Improved communications will provide a better understanding of operational goals and guidelines to anyone involved in the business operations. * Additional skills training. Learning how to be a more effective business communicator will assist in strengthening the management team.
This course, and others like it, are a necessity in building a more productive team with fewer errors and an increase in the bottom line of the company. Being responsible for effective business communications falls on everyone in the...