Writing Skills for Business Economists and Analysts


October 12, 2022
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
JW Marriott 
Chicago, IL


NABE’s Writing Skills for Business Economists and Analysts course provides essential skills and tools needed for effective communication of technical information to clients and end users of varying levels of sophistication. More course information

Please note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required of all participants.

Participants are encouraged to bring a one-to-three page writing sample with them to the course. Your writing sample will be used throughout the day in various activities to identify and modify for the following:

  • Audience, is it appropriate
  • Purpose Statement
  • Document organization for readability and flow
  • Documents clarity and conciseness
  • Identifying your voice
  • Document layout and design

To get the most out of this class, please bring a sample of something you are working on or have recently written. While many organizations use template-driven documents, we do not recommend that for the class exercises.


NABE Member: $600

U.S. Government Employee: $675

Non-Member (includes one-year membership): $750


Or download the registration form and scan/email to [email protected]. Registration by email includes a $25 processing fee.  Save $25 by registering online! 

NOTE: To be eligible for a refund less $50 fee, registration cancellation must be received in writing by September 21, 2022. Refunds will not be permitted past that date. Registration transfers can be considered upon request; however, a $75 processing fee will be assessed for all registration transfers. NABE reserves the right to cancel the seminar if sufficient registration is not achieved. Questions? Please contact NABE at [email protected] or 202-463-6223.


JW Marriott Chicago
151 W. Adams
Chicago, IL 60603

Need accommodations? NABE has secured a discounted room block rate of $268/night at the JW Marriott Chicago for course attendees. To make a reservation, book online here, or call the hotel directly at (312) 660-8200 and mention the NABE group rate.

The room block is available until September 17, or when it reaches capacity, whichever comes first.

About the Instructor

Emilie Booth has over 30 years of experience in training development/delivery and organizational development for a wide variety of clients across the country, including Chevron Corporation, Shell Oil Company, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Duke Energy, US Physical Therapy, Inc. and Halliburton. Prior to starting her own company, Ms. Booth was the human resources manager for a large financial institution with employees nationwide. Ms. Booth was responsible for all phases of the human resources function, including the development and delivery of the staff and management training used by her employer. Ms. Booth holds a degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree from the University of Houston.