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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.


Report Writing | Training Course

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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
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How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.7 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 118 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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Online £249 + VAT save £100
London Bridge £279 + VAT save £70
Online £299 + VAT save £50

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Latest Reviews

"The session ended up being a 1:1 - this was a huge advantage for me!"
  • 27th April

"Checking the IT support beforehand I thought was good"
Guy's & St Thomas NHS Trust
  • 5th February

"It was really fun, engaging and informative. I have taken a lot away from it, especially all the lists of things to avoid while writing and what to look out for while editing. I really enjoyed the exercises."
  • 5th February