Effective Report Writing

Learn the basic techniques for preparing professional looking minutes and reports. The effect of these communications can be significantly enhanced if they are presented in a clear, concise and readable format.

Duration: 1 Day
Who should attend? Secretaries, Personal Assistants, Staff submitting tenders & proposals, Junior & Middle Managers
Course Prerequisite: None

Course Outline

  • The Basics of Communication in Writing
  • Ten Steps to Good Business Writing
  • Why have a Report?
  • Readers’ Expectations
  • The Readers’ Perspective
  • Setting clear Objectives
  • Structure the Report (Beginning, Middle, End)
  • Preparing to Write the Report
  • Research prior to Preparation
  • A Systematic Approach – Six Stages
  • The Rules of Report Writing
  • Revising & Editing
  • The Power of Language
  • Dealing with Numbers
  • The Presentation of the Report
  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire

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