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Professional Report Writing - Inhouse Training

Activia Training
Course summary
1 day
299 GBP excl. VAT
Nationwide
Next available date: Enquire for more information - United Kingdom
Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Our Professional Report Writing course will push your Writing Skills skills to a new level.

This intensive, practical, one-day course looks at the various aspects of both planning and writing professional reports. By looking at the anticipated audience, the course focuses on how to prepare reports that will match up to, and exceed, the expectations of the reader.

It will teach you to plan, design and write a structured report, ensuring that only suitable content is included, and that the argument provided is logical and provides suitable calls to action.

Training Course Content

Introduction and Course Overview
What is a Report?
  • 9 Key Aspects of a Report
  • The Definition of a Report
How to Structure a Report Professionally
  • Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion
  • Results
  • Methodology
  • A Literature Review
  • The Introduction
  • A Table of Contents
  • An Abstract or Executive Summary
What Makes a Good Report
  • On Time!
  • Sound Logic
  • Appropriateness
  • Criticality
  • Directness
  • Accuracy
  • Objectivity
5 Common Complaints about Reports
  • Unnecessary Use of Jargon
  • Wrong Kind of Results
  • Inadequate Content
  • Poor Structure
  • Not answering the brief
A Checklist for Successful Reports
  • Have you proof read the report before submitting?
  • Is the report jargon free?
  • Does all content relate to the stated objectives?
  • Are all graphs and tables explained properly?
  • Is everything correctly and clearly labelled?
  • Is the material presented in relevant and logical sections?
  • Does the report answer the needs of the reader?
  • Does the report answer the original brief?
How to Plan Your Report
  • Submitting the report
  • Using the checklist to appraise and edit the report
  • Writing the report
  • Arriving at a conclusion, with a call to action
  • Analysing the data and information
  • Obtaining or producing the data
  • Creating the structure of the report
  • Visualising who the reader will be
  • Fully understanding the brief
Your Personal Action Plan

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Activia Training

Activia Training

When you organise your training, you need a partner who is able to deliver the skills improvements you need, and Activia have grown into a major UK provider on the strength of excellence in key areas. Whether it's competitive prices,...


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