"Writing Effective Executive Summaries"
Course Description

Let’s face it—attention spans are getting shorter and many readers just want the high-level stuff, which is what the executive summary is supposed to do. Unfortunately, executive summaries often include too much detail, neglect their readers’ needs for information (both in terms of type and how it’s presented), and aren’t written so that they’re accessible. Our customized onsite workshop teaches your team how to use various tools and strategies to write easy-to-read executive summaries that do what they’re supposed to do.

Our customized onsite workshop or webinar teaches your team how to write executive summaries that are effective, easy to read, and that highlight the appropriate information.


At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Understand reader attributes
  • Determine an appropriate organizational strategy
  • Use a variety of proven tools to write the executive summary
  • Use "plain language"
  • Determine readability using readability indices

The Hurley Write Difference

We customize all of our workshops using your team’s or organization’s writing examples. Our proven process will ensure that your team has the strategies to write effective documents.

Hurley Write ...
  • Instructors are experts—they have extensive backgrounds in the science of giving effective presentations

  • Focuses on your team’s needs in terms of creating and delivering effective presentations

  • Provides a team experience to ensure ongoing collaboration and learning

  • Provides ongoing support after the workshop to ensure concepts are applied in meaningful ways

Hurley Write Does NOT ...
  • Use “talking heads” as instructors who lack knowledge about presentations

  • Use a cookie-cutter approach to address your team’s presentation needs

  • Offer a “one-and-done” workshop with no follow-up

Writing Effective Executive Summaries

Writing Effective Executive Summaries

Our business writing training webinars are completely customized! Just like our onsite workshops, our webinars include examples, exercises, and breakout sessions. Included in pricing is all hosting, handouts, and customization. These online business writing webinars are offered in 60-minute sessions.