An effective report should outline facts, explain your meaning within a specific context and relay the specific actions that need to be taken.
FOLLOWED BY 1:1 COACHING (45mins per participant)
Why this course?
To give you a business writing style that gets your message across quickly and clearly. To show you how to write structured reports: from the pre-writing and planning to the proofreading and editing.
What’s the outcome?
By the end of this training, you will be able to write well-researched, well-organised and well-written reports. You will know how to write formal, structured documents, and will understand the importance of using easily understood language and how to order your information.
Understanding Business Writing
Understanding the importance and need of short, simple, human business writing.
Pre-writing & Drafting
Explaining Triple A: Knowing your Aim, Audience and Approach. Practical techniques for dealing with writer’s block.
Executive Summary, Introduction, Method, Findings & Conclusions, Recommendations and Appendices.
Editing & Revising
Plain-language technique: headings, paragraphs, sentences, active, concise & concrete writing with a human tone.
Reviewing grammar, spelling, punctuation and word use.