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Report writing

Synopsis

Writing effective reports is a core skill for people in business. Being able to communicate ideas and write persuasively as well as accurately, isn’t easy. 

Our report writing course will help delegates to develop an organised and disciplined approach to writing reports.


Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will be able to:

  • identify clear objectives and plan your report writing effectively;
  • select an appropriate structure for the report;
  • tackle common problems with punctuation, grammar and structure;
  • analyse and review documents more effectively; and
  • write reports that are concise, clear and easy to read.
Report writing
Report writing

Content

  • Developing styles to suit different readers
  • Clarifying the report’s objectives
  • Planning techniques
  • Structural tools for writing reports that are easy to read
  • Writing well-organised paragraphs
  • Creating sentences that flow
  • Practical grammar and punctuation
  • Persuasive writing – making sure the report delivers
  • Setting the right tone
  • Adding emphasis
  • Reviewing skills
  

Format

Short input sessions and discussions, relevant exercises and tutor feedback on delegates’ work.

Duration

3 hours

Delegates

Anyone who writes reports at work or is moving into a role which involves writing reports

Maximum 15 delegates

Tutors

Doug Robinson

Peter Kinch

Creating a course for your delegates

We always tailor our in-house courses. We liaise with our clients to ensure that we understand and deliver the key messages they want. And we include exercises relevant to their delegates’ work.

 

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To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 8300.