Dates of Event & Pricing

$249 for Webinar and Playback*

*Playback has no expiration.

  • Monday, August 3, 2020

  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm (Central Time)

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Mountain Time)

  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm (Pacific Time)


Why You Should Attend This Session  

The speed and volume of email have rechanneled business communication from snail mail to email. While the standards for professional correspondence have changed and will continue to do so, your organization’s teammates still need to know how to communicate effectively.  An effective business email is easily understood, but it is not so easily written.

We have all received poorly written emails. These emails are unclear, confusing, or ambiguous and so frustrated recipients often ignore them. Bad emails can also be detrimental to business if projects are halted for clarification impeded or if customers misinterpret information.  Fortunately, email communication skill can be Improved with training, and the payoff is that these clearer emails improve productivity.

This management webinar will teach you how to write clearer emails to receive better responses.  Well-written emails save time because they allow the recipient to clearly understand the task at hand and respond appropriately. Effective emails reduce confusion and increase productivity. And they are much faster to write than snail mail.  This management training will teach you the basics of an effective email. 

This email course is especially valuable if you work on a team that uses email as a major communication tool, you are managing a group or division that communicates via email, your staff sends emails that are too vague, too dense, or too many, or you have found it difficult to get timely responses to the emails you send.

Course Description:

Participants will learn how to employ these key aspects of email to improve clarity and response rates:

  • Addressing
  • Subject line
  • Message text
  • Formatting
  • Signature line
  • Attachments
  • Tone
  • Confidentiality and security
  • Managing e-mail volume
  • When and when not to use email

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course. Participants will have learned:

  • How to write more focused, more concise, professional emails 
  • How to improve response rates with better formatting and appropriate tone
  • How to protect and manage email


  • Dev Strischek

    Dev Strischek

    Devon Risk Advisory Group / Principal

    A frequent speaker, instructor, advisor and writer on credit risk and commercial banking topics and issues, Martin J. "Dev" Strischek is principal of Devon Risk Advisory Group based near Atlanta, Georgia. Dev advises, trains, and develops for financial organizations risk management solutions and recommendations on a range of issues and topics, e.g., credit risk management, credit culture, credit policy, credit and lending training, etc. Dev is the former SVP and senior credit policy officer at SunTrust Bank, Atlanta. He was responsible for developing, implementing, and administering credit policies for SunTrust’s wholesale lines of business--commercial, commercial real estate, corporate investment banking, capital markets, business banking and private wealth management. Prior to SunTrust, Mr. Strischek was chief credit officer for Barnett Bank’s Palm Beach market. Dev is also a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) Private Company Council (PCC).


1.0 CPE Credits & 1.2 AAP Credits