Report Writing

Overview

Writing effective reports is a core work skill. In the age of technology it is still one of the most important means of communication. This course explores some of the key factors that make a report EFFECTIVE. It provides a step-by-step guide to writing a report, from planning through to revising/editing. You'll find the course valuable if you're using a word processing package, typewriter or pen!

Objectives

Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to:

  • Write clear, action oriented objectives for a report 
  • Identify essential and desirable content 
  • Structure the report effectively, using appropriate numbering and "signposting" techniques 
  • Write reports clearly and economically 
  • Project an image appropriate to the report 
  • Make effective use of visuals 
  • Revise and edit your work effectively 

Course Duration

2 Hours