Reports are a vital part of communication and decision making. The ability to write a concise and accurate report is a very useful skill - especially in today's information over-load environment.
Many reports remain unread / not acted upon because they contain too much information, are poorly structured or are overly technical.
This course provides delegates with a methodical approach to report writing and helps them to create clear, concise and convincing reports which are easy to read.
It is suitable for anyone whose role involves writing reports. It is also useful for anyone who writes proposals of would like to improve their general business writing style. It also provides the opportunity to learn in a lively atmosphere with group discussions, examples and practical exercises. Delegates are encouraged to bring some samples of reports to the workshop.
This course can also be tailored to meet your specific needs. The content outlined above is a typical content for a 1 day standard course.
Delivery fee for the standard course (as outlined above) at your venue, where up to 14 delegates can attend is €1650.
This fee assumes Dublin location - but the course can be delivered anywhere.
Additional cost may apply for delivery outside Dublin - please check with us for details.
Additional cost may apply for tailored course content - please contact us for details.
What you will learn
Delegates will learn about:
Types of Reports
Identifying what makes a good / poor report
Techniques for adopting a methodical approach (overcome writers block)
The importance of Planning
Identifying the target audience & the information the report needs to contain
Sourcing the data & extracting key/relevant data
Managing complex data
Writing Style - Readability
Proofing, Accuracy, Brevity
Facts, Opinion & Analysis
Handling Conclusions, Summaries, References