The U.S. Marine Corp Systems Command has asked John Sturtevant to lead Business Writing Seminars for USMC staff during a three day off-site conference in Fredericksburg Virginia. Over two hundred participants attended the conference, representing both Unit Commad and Professional Staff.
Conference attendees gave Sturtevant high praise for the practical, relevant, and insightful concepts, techniques, and skills they learned.
Comments from Effective Business Writing participants.
“I’ll definitey use theise ideas on my next requisition letter,” said one Washington DC based attendee. “They are usually so boring, but you’ve given me ideas on how to be more engaging and persuasive.”
“You reminded me about what’s important in writing,” said another Procurement Officer. “Part of our job is to show rationale for purchase decisions. Yov’ve given me new ideas for how to do that effectively.”
Marine Corps Systems Command is the Commandant of the Marine Corps’s agent for acquisition and sustainment of systems and equipment used to accomplish their warfighting mission. The command outfits United States Marines with everything they drive, shoot and wear. The team of professional civilian Marines and active duty Marines equips the warfighter to win. They listen, learn, research, develop, test, procure and sustain – whatever it takes to get Marines what they need, when they need it – efficiently and for the best value possible.