Business Writing and Presentation Skills

Course Objective

Business writing and Presentation Skills course is about how messages can be transmitted effectively to specific audiences. Course participants will be trained to become a competent writer by learning to use better written and oral modes of communication for accurate and effective interaction to win over their intended audience.

The course will teach participants to utilise techniques on engaging audience through various elements before they commence writing. They will learn how to communicate in business situations in a coherent and organised manner.

Participants will also learn how to be an effective presenter while gaining insights on how to formulate, present and deliver presentations in a polished manner.


Course Outline 


Day 01: Introduction to Business Report Writing:

  • Message, Audience, Purpose
  • Planning a Business Report
  • Data Collection, Findings and Data Analysis
  • Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Executive Summary
  • The Format

Day 02: Introduction to Business Presentation:

  • The Planning Stage
  • The Organizing & Preparation Stage
  • The Delivery Stage
  • Handling Questions


Suitable For

Managers, Executives, Support Staff and Corporate Employees

Funding Incentives

Companies sponsoring their staff for this course may claim for Productivity & Innovation Credit (PIC) Funding Scheme under IRAS. PIC Funding is applicable to only company sponsored applicants.
Please visit the web link given below for more information on the PIC Scheme.

2. Skills Future Credit

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 30 days before the course commencement date.


Minimum Entry Requirements






Certificate of Attendance



Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Online Registration

i) Fill up the electronic form.
ii) Once completed, click on the 'Submit' button.
iii) You will receive online acknowledgement that you have successfully submitted the registration.
iv) Singapore Polytechnic will then register and enrol upon payment of the fees.
For clarification, please email us at [email protected]

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes: a) For E-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 12:00pm

c) For Cash payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

d) For Cheque payment: Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager (Short Programmes)
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected]. For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
• On or after date of commencement - No refund

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.







Registration Date:

1 August - 7 October 2016


Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.


Application Procedure


Course Date:

18 Oct to 19 Oct 2016




Course Hours: 14 hours
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic




For Public:


$460.00 (before GST)
$492.20 (after GST)


As part of:

For Seniors (Singaporean who aged 50 and above):


$262.20 (after GST)






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