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Creating a well-written business report is a vital skill for any modern-day business professional. This highly practical program will guide delegates through every stage of creating effective reports, from planning and structuring through to writing and presenting; enabling them to communicate ideas clearly and gain credibility.
What Do Participants Learn?
• Identify and meet the needs of the reader • Research, gather and organize material effectively • Use clear and concise language to deliver a message • Create engaging reports using a wide range of graphics • Create professional reports with a logical structure • Create reports tailored to the appropriate audience.
Who Should Attend?
• Managers • Supervisors • Executives • Team leaders or project leaders • Who are looking to improve their report writing skills
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: Challenges of report writing
• Understanding key objectives of business reporting • Clarifying the purpose and objective of the report • Focusing transfer of clear message based on fact and knowledge
Section Two: Planning your report
• Different report types and their use in the workplace • Requesting a clear and concise brief • Timeframes and deadlines • Effective research and fact-finding skills
Section Three: Structuring your report
• Define primary and secondary report objectives • Using a logical structure, which is easy to follow • Use of titles, sub-headings and numbering systems • Existing templates for reports
Section Four: Language, Style, and Tone
• Writing for management vs. writing for subordinates • Using the right style and tone for the right audience • Using plain concise English • Avoiding the use of jargon • Creating drafts and revising the report • The process of editing and re-editing
Section Five: Design, Layout, and Presentation
• Handling and using technical or specialist information • Use of illustrations, graphs, and images • Use of case studies, and their relevancy • Giving and receiving feedback when presenting • Promoting positive outcomes with the right communication sty