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Too many reports fail to do the job for which they are intended for one simple reason: they are too difficult to read. In this course executives and managers learn techniques to help them write more effective reports and make the most out of complex information.
We offer a great guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with the training, you will not be invoiced.
Course objectives: Learn to write effective reports and presentations that get your message across and add value to your organisation. What makes this course different? You get to focus on your specific needs; i.
This is suitable for anyone who wants to improve his or her written communication skills and learn new techniques. During the session, students will look at all aspects of business writing including reports, letters, emails and procedures.
The student will learn how to: Structure information to enable easy retrieval and understanding. Write clearly, improving the effectiveness of the communication.
This course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve the standard of their business writing.
This course will cover the following contents: Introduction - course and participants objectives, what image do you want to convey? Planning - sequence of activities, thinking about the reader/ audience and the action delegate want them to take, using transactional analysis to define the tone, getting started quickly and painlessly brainstorming and visual mapping; Structure of reports - classifying information, the different parts of a report and what goes where, structures for different reports and presentations, eg investigative, proposal and progress, opening and closing presentations powerfully; Layout and presentation - page layout and typography, paragraphs, bullet points and parallelism, presenting facts and figures in an interesting and memorable way, writing procedures; Writing clearly and concisely - using words that are correct, simple and necessary, using active verbs, understanding and using readability statistics, being specific and using positive language; Grammar, punctuation and spelling - dangling modifiers, the importance of punctuation, how to improve spelling; and Revising, evaluating and close - proofreading, review of actions from course. By the end of the course, participants will be able to: produce well-structured and professionally presented reports that meet a defined aim and enhance the companys image; produce well-structured presentations; understand the requirements of the reader and audience; use clear and concise language; and use technology to save time.
Suitable for anyone who wants to improve their report writing skills. The session covers: planning; structuring ideas; structures for different types of reports; tips to help you to 'make your case'; writing clearly and concisely; grammar and punctuation; layout and presentation; revising and evaluating.