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CERTIFICATION

This course is CPD Certified with each day equivalent to 6.5 hours of CPD

Effective Report Writing

Duration : 2 days 

Report Writing for Maximum Effect

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

 

All employees in the organization that want to learn, relearn or improve their report writing competency so that they can get the very best results from their leadership, teams and colleagues in pursuit of the organization’s goals.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

Effective Report Writing is a straightforward approach to report writing that provides a dramatic increase in the quality and impact of the report delivered. The program is a well researched knowledge-based workshop and designed with the individual learner at the centre of the learning process which means that the course is extremely interactive and practical.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

 

✓ Determine report writing for maximum effect

✓ Determine a roadmap for report writing and the key stages of a professional report

✓ Develop report writing key skills that organize clearly written and effective reports suited to their audience and purpose.

✓ Develop a report writing format that will produce more professional and effective reports that reflects positively on them and their organization.

✓ Produce drive to self-develop in minute taking

✓ Produce positive impact on the overall performance of each delegate and the organization

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

DAY 1 REPORT WRITING FOUNDATIONS

 

Defining Your Objectives

  • What is an Objective
  • Your Roadmap

 

Key Stages of Report Writing

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction (3P’s- Problem, Possibilities and Proposal)
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Glossary

 

 

Writing Your Reports for Your Audience

  • Audience matters
  • Is My Boss Your Audience
  • How To Identify Your Audience & What They Want
  • How Much Detail Should Your Give
  • Putting Yourself in The Readers Shoes

 

DAY 2 REPORT WRITING STRUCTURE AND GRAMMAR 

 

Style and Structure

  • The Art of Writing
  • The Elements of Prose (Words, Sentences and Paragraphs)
  • Aspects of Effective Style
  • Drafting
  • Editing

 

Research Your Material

  • Planning Your Research
  • Making And Storing Notes
  • Questionnaires
  • Knowing when to stop

 

Language Selection and Use in Report Writing

  • The English Language
  • The Right Word at The Right Place
  • Mastering Basic Grammar
    • What is a noun, verb, adjective etc
    • Syntax- The Structure of Sentences & Paragraphs
    • Using Punctuation Effectively

 

Key Learning Review

  • Group discussion and professional feedback to consolidate key learning. Delegates will leave the day with a list of development activities to improve their report writing competency back at work.

 

IN ADVANCE

 

Each delegate will be asked to complete a pre-course questionnaire to determine their individual learning objectives. These will be used by the trainer to give on track training that is focused on the individual learner attending.

 

ON-TRACK FOR GROWTH

 

The individual leaves this program with a Personal Action Plan to encourage immediate transfer of training to the job.

 

REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE

 

To register for this course please review the grey box above. If no public course is listed or the location and dates shown don’t suit you then please request a proposal for this course either as a public training course or if you have 6 delegates or more as an in-company training course by clicking on Request a Proposal.

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