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14 minutes
Soft Skills

How to Structure a Logical Argument

You will learn how to…
Confidently and convincingly argue your point of view
Write clear and persuasive business letters
John Sturtevant
Harvard Business School
Lecturer's bio
Lecturer's bio

Business speaker John Sturtevant specializes in business correspondence for over 20 years. At his seminars he has trained thousands of businessmen all over the world.

Sturtevant was also a professor at the Harvard Business School and European School of Economics. He is a “star” speaker at the International Association of Business Communicators.

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What is this course about?

In this mini-course you will familiarize yourself with syllogism, and learn how to use its structure to justify your opinion. The lecturer will construct an argument model of 10 steps that will allow you to clearly and logically defend your point of view. You will learn how to find logical mistakes in your opponent’s arguments. The lecturer will show you a plan, and by following it, you will be able to present your arguments in a written form. He will examine it in detail using specific examples. With the knowledge gained from this mini-course, you will be able to logically justify your point of view and will not let others manipulate you.

This mini-course is part of a 3-hour Business Writing course.


Who is this course for?

  • Entrepreneurs
  • All sales professionals
  • Managers at all levels
  • Everyone who uses email communication