We provide on-site training courses for the business sector and the university sector. We draw on our 25-plus years of publishing experience to give participants the inside-track on how to write and develop content for different media and audiences.

Most of our workshops cater for different levels and requirements – from beginner to advanced. We deliver group courses and can amend and tailor these to best meet the needs of your organisation. Bespoke coaching for individual clients is also available on request.

Workshops for Academics, Students and Researchers

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Writing with Impact about your Research

1 or 2 days

It’s one thing to get published in the best journals, but another to get people reading and citing your work. This practical course enables you understand the craft skills of writing about research for a global academic audience.
(for faculty, researchers or Ph.D. students)

Writing your Methodology Chapter or Methods Section

1 or 2 days

Too often, the methodology chapter of a PhD thesis or the methods section of a research paper are the weakest parts of a manuscript. It does not have to be like this. Drawing on 11 years of methods publishing, this workshop allows students and researchers to better understand what they're writing and who it is for, and to build on tried-and-tested techniques to improve their methodological writing.
(for Ph.D students, postdocs and junior faculty)

Basics of Academic Writing

1 or 2 days

A beginner course on writing academic English for those new to academic writing or research writing. The workshop contains practical confidence-building exercises, and outlines the basic expectations and craft skills of using evidence, citing sources and warranting writing with data, case studies and examples.

(for undergrads or postgrads)

Writing Online Content & Making an Impact Online

1 day

Most academic content is accessed online: a guide to academic blogging, tweeting and research paper discoverability

(for those new to writing online)

Writing and Publishing Books

1 or 2 days

A publishing insider's view of how to plan, write and successfully publish a book for the academic market. This workshop covers everything from finding the best publisher for your work, getting a contract and writing effectively for your target readership.

(for beginners or experienced writers)

Writing and Publishing Journal Articles

1 or 2 days

A publishing insider's view of how to plan, write and successfully publish in top peer-reviewed journals. This workshop enables researchers and students to identify the best publications for their work, write a compelling and authoritative manuscript, and generate downloads and citations after publication.

(for faculty &/or postgrads)

Overcoming Problems in Academic Writing

1 day

This course looks at practical strategies for dealing with common writing problems, such as writer's block or anxiety

(for all)

Writing up your First Research Project

1day

A practical guide to writing up a first research project from the lit review to the conclusion

(for Masters & Ph.D. students)

Writing from and about Data

1 day

Writing about data is often a 'dark art' in academic practice. This practical course offers pointers for how to start

(For Masters & Ph.D. students)

Writing your Literature Review

1 day

Most literature reviews are repetitive and seemingly unconnected for the main body of your report or dissertation. This course takes you step-by-step through the process of writing an effective and clear literature review

(For Masters & Ph.D. students)

Courses for Businesses, Publishers and Voluntary Organisations

Basics of Business Writing

1 or 2 days

Understand business audiences (internal and external) and deploy appropriate basic writing strategies

(for new & junior employees)

Writing Strategy Documents

1 day

Your boss/client doesn't read your reports in full? How to write concise, compelling business reports from an evidence base

(for all levels)

Writing up Market Research

1 day

You've got your data, but what now? What is it telling me and what does it tell my business?

(for all levels)

Market Research Basics

1 or 2 days

What is market research and what is it for? How to design, carry out and report on a market research project

(for beginners)

Practical Focus Group Research

1 day

Focus groups can yield rich insights and data, but are difficult to set up and moderate. Here's how to do it

(for all levels)

Practical Interview Research

1 day

Whether face-to-face or online, there is an art to high-quality interviewing. An introductory course

(for all levels)

Online Surveys and Questionnaire Design

1 day

Most surveys are delivered online or by email now. This course goes through the process from start to finish

(for all levels)

Making Sense of your Research Data

1 day

Data analysis is a science and an art, and can be intimidating for neophytes. This is a gentle beginners' guide to quantitative and qualitative analysis

Online Research Methods for Businesses

1 day

Most research today is online 'desk research', with its own methods and dos and don'ts. This course introduces the basics

(for all levels)


All one-day courses comprise of six hours of tuition and group exercises, plus an hour for lunch. Two day workshops provide more scope for practical exercises and feedback, and normally allow participants to work in a more extended fashion on their own manuscripts and research designs.


​The maximum number of participants varies by course, and ranges between 10 and 25 participants. We can cater for larger numbers, but that can often mean that some interactivity will be lost if the class sizes are too big.


To book a course, see a complete course list, get a quote, or to make an enquiry, contact us at info@intocontent.co.uk

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