Business and Report Writing Skills


Targeted, persuasive writing is an essential aspect of written communication in any successful organisation. Effective writing styles convey a professional and credible message and project the correct image. From formal reports to composing e-mails, polished communication is key.

What you will learn

Writing to communicate: -

  • Identifying the barriers to understanding the written word
  • Style and Language
  • The principles of effective business writing
  • Accuracy, brevity and clarity
  • Presenting a positive image
  • Readability and plain English used to effect
  • Letter Writing
  • Using a systematic approach to planning, writing and editing
  • Effective openings and closings
  • Using different approaches to convey different messages
  • Complaints, apologies, getting action, requesting information
  • Practical exercises
  • Basic Grammar and proof-reading tips
  • Punctuation
  • Common grammatical errors to avoid
  • Editing and checking the finished document
  • Minutes
  • How to draft effective minutes
  • Reports
  • Structuring reports, externally and internally
  • Techniques for breathing life into a report.

Further information

Cosensa Learning and Development
Cosensa Learning and Development
1 Day
£345 (ex VAT)
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Stirling

Contact Information

Cosensa Learning and Development

Adelaide House
1 Falcon Road
BT12 6SJ