Training Courses

Business And Report Writing

  48 reviews

One Day Course

Overview

Successful organisations are ones that communicate effectively.

Business reports and communications should be clear, concise and free of ambiguity.

This course will help you develop business writing skills that convey a targeted message and project a professional image.

The course employs practical business writing techniques to enable you to create compelling and well-structured business documents, memos, emails and reports. You need no previous business writing experience to attend this course.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

    Discount Info
  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £545 + VAT

    Free Consultation

Course Outline

  • Course content

    Planning the message
    • Planning what you have to say
    • Who is your audience?
    • Generating ideas
    • Overcoming writer's block
    • Meeting the needs of your audience

    Structuring your writing
    • Choosing an appropriate style for your audience
    • The essentials of business writing
    • Structuring your message
    • Models to use
    • Choosing the correct tone for your audience and message

    Different document formats
    • Different formats for emails and memos
    • Different formats for business reports

    Writing clearly and concisely
    • Simplifying your language and sentences so that your written English has maximum impact
    • Rules for clear and concise copy
    • How to rewrite a piece for a different audience
  • Formatting reports and business documents
    • The essentials of good design
    • Looks do matter
    • Guidelines for laying out your report so the aesthetics reflect the quality of the content

    Editing and proofing
    • The importance of mistake-free work
    • Editing and proofing techniques

    Clear, concise communication
    • Guidelines for clear and concise copy
    • Measuring the clarity of your written work
    • Examples of what works and what doesn’t
    • Appealing to intelligence and business sense
    • Critiquing professional business writing techniques

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 7446 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed7446
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback




"General atmosphere, food, and trainers. Piers was particularly good both the days I have been here!"



"creating the perfect ambient for training "



"hospitality"



"everything went really smoothly right from booking the course to the way the course was run"



"It was very helpful to work through examples as this provide an immediate test of what we were learning and feedback."



"Everything ran smoothly, breaks at the right time and sessions where of good length"



"The course was informative and interactive - very useful and i'll take a lot away with me. Friendly staff and great facilities and food."



"Very friendly and informative instructor. Small group size with time to discuss own examples was helpful. Useful covering a range of topics including editing."



"Polite helpful team"



"Very good at specific examples and allowing actual problems in the work environment to be addressed/solved"



"Covering learnings in a simple and clear way. Easy to digest and lots to take away. Also really liked it was a small group as it felt more personalised to my needs and wasn't a fear of losing out to anyone who may ask more questions than others in the group."



"Course was excellent, very knowledgeable course leader who tailored info to suit our individual roles. "



"very useful examples and exerices"



"Lunch !!!! Was excellent, the venue was a really good environment , patsy our trainer was friendly, helpful & extremely knowledgeable. I would reccomend this organisation to colleagues and other professionals."



"Patsy was really approachable and knowledgable. The course really did help with my confidence in report writing and I have good skills I can take away."



"very impressed with all aspects even lunch!"



"i turned up early and was greeted well and made to feel comfortable. good course"



"Good friendly trainer, I enjoyed the day"



"small group so the trainer and trainees interacted better. "



"everything, thank you for a great day!"



"All of the above - very friendly and welcoming environment. Very knowledgeable and engaging trainer"



"Course, facilities and environment excellent. Good learning environment."



"Great course, great trainer, fab facilities, lovely lunch!"



"Facilities are brilliant "



"Venue, greeting,food, environment all great. Will look to come on the grammar course as that is what I need :)"



"yummy lunch Informal but knowledgable classes good group size - 3 people comfortable environment"



"The content was extensive and it was presented very clearly."



"Felt really comfortable learning in such a small group. The trainer was great and the course was really useful. And lunch was delicious!"



"Friendly, welcoming environment"



"Really great examples and different options and approaches. Really found it beneficial Food and hospitality was great"



"Enjoyed actually being in a really small group as gave excellent 1 on 1 attention and really took the time to understand our roles and objectives"



"Good trainer who used real examples."