Training

My big-name training clients

  • European Commission   

  • University of Oxford 

  • World Trade Organisation

18 Courses to choose from - Writing skills specialist

Business Writing Skills 

  • Clear and effective writing
  • Copywriting 
  • Minute taking
  • Persuasive writing skills 
  • Press Releases
  • Report writing
  • Speed Reading
  • Writing for results
  • Writing emails

Specialist Courses

  • Feature writing
  • Introduction to journalism

Websites and Blogging 

  • Get Blogging (for beginners)
  • Improve your blog 
  • Writing for the Web 
  • Improving your website's SEO


Essential Writing Skills

  • Editing
  • Grammar 
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation


3 Benefits of using Robert .. .

 

1.)  Use me, and you will get the EXPERTISE of a true professional – from my 8 years spent writing features for national newspapers and magazines, 2003–11

 

2.)  I have wide and adaptable EXPERIENCE, from having worked in the public, private and third sectors.  This means I can quickly get a good grasp of your organisation, your writing needs and objectives.  I hit the ground running.

 

3.)  Thirdly, I bring genuine ENTHUSIASM for your assignment - from my long love of  books, words, news, newspapers … and an interest in different businesses.

 

 

8 Regular training clients (10+ courses)

  • Armada, Birmingham (since 2009)
  • Directory of Social Change, London
  • Hemsley Fraser, London/Nationwide 
  • Kaplan International, London
  • Masterclass, Windsor
  • Media Training, London (since 2008)
  • Oxford University - Department of Continuing Education
  • Reed Learning, London

 

Repeat business customers 

  • Private sector: Intelligent Dialogue, WM Group, Gloucestershire Enterprise,
  • Third Sector: Oxford Community and Voluntary Action, Reading Voluntary Action, Gloucestershire Community and Voluntary Action

 

 

Got a quick question?  Want an answer to something?
Tel. 07765 227530 -- 01865 423785 -- robert@perfecttext.org

 

 

Feedback from clients & delegates

 

'Consistently good feedback from delegates'

'No hesitation in recommending Robert' 

'Well reviewed by delegates'

79% of training qualities rated 'Very good’ or ’Good’ 

(The last one was an independent evaluation of me by Hemsley Fraser, in 2018)

 

Read more feedback from my clients

Robert's training is interesting and informative,

thorough as well as flexible, participatory and fun.

Miguel Ramskill - Director, TTC Specialist Training

 

 

  • Launching my book, Blackwells Bookshop OXFORD - 2015
  • Report Writing Class, 2016
  • Non-fiction book writing group

Training experience ... in numbers

 

            12 years' experience, 2008-20

 2480 people trained 

       325 training courses delivered

470 reviews of websites conducted

2015 - My book is published: Business Writing Tips

 

Get a quote - Got a query?

 

07765 227530 -- 01865 423785 -- robert@perfecttext.org

 

 

Examples of past courses, Summer 2019

  • WordPress 5.0 Editor, Gutenberg        – Oxford, 15 May  
  • Effective Emailing                                  – London 24 May 
  • How to Write and Publish a Book        – Newbury 7 June 
  • Writing with Clarity and Purpose        – London 17 June 
  • Blogging Drop-in                                   – Oxford, 9 July
  • Speed Reading                                      – London 11 July 
  • Book Writing Group                              – Oxford, 12 July
  • Editing for Effect                                   – London, 18-19 July 
  • Proofreading                                         – London 26 July 
  • Effective Emailing                                 – London 8 August 
  • Writing for the Web                             – London 9 August 
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