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Report Writing | Training Course

Write clear, concise reports that convey your message effectively, free from ambiguity.
Improve the clarity and structure of your business communications and report writing.


  Course Dates Venue   Price  
London Bridge £279 + VAT save £100
Online £229 + VAT save £150
London Bridge £329 + VAT save £50
Online £379 + VAT
London Bridge £379 + VAT
Online £379 + VAT

Report Writing | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

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Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • Who is your audience?
  • Choosing the right tone
  • Simplify language and sentences
  • Structure reports effectively
  • Edit and proof your work
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.7 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 137 reviews

Section one

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

• The essentials of business writing

• Structuring your message

• Different report writing styles (ie persuasive, informative, evaluative, technical)

• Choosing the correct tone for your audience and message

• Models to use

• How to rewrite a piece for a different audience

Section two

• Exercise: Following the brief given by the trainer, delegates re-write the given report sample for a different audience.

Section three

Writing concisely

• Identifying the key messages in long documents

• Simplifying your language so your written English has maximum impact

Creating clear messages

• Guidelines for clear messaging

• Measuring the clarity of your written work

• Examples of what works and what doesn’t

• Critiquing professional business writing techniques

Editing and proofing

• The importance of mistake-free work

• Editing and proofing techniques

Section four

• Exercise: Re-write/edit a piece of your own business writing (ie a page from a report, email, or other business communication). Using the techniques and methods you’ve covered during the course, how can you improve your work?

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"Engaging us and actively getting us involved on an equal basis. The quality of teaching was great! It was very clear what was being discussed or what each exercise was. An informative experience which has definitely given me things to reflect on."
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Latest Reviews

"Personal service, tailored to individual requirements as the course progressed. Fun & engaging"
  • 28th July

"Speaking clearly and at a good pace. Very friendly. I didn't feel under pressure if I couldn't finish all the tasks that we are asked to do."
Home Group
  • 22nd June

"The content of the course was perfect for my needs and met them well I think it is unusual that a course does this so fully."
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  • 22nd June