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tue27nov9:30 am4:30 amTraining course date passedReport Writing Produce Better Reports Two King Street Nottingham NG1 2AS

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How to write a report

The best solution for Report Writing Training Courses

A hands-on one-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 8 modules

COURSE AIMS

This internsibe, 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.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is suitable for anybody that either anticipates having to write reports in the future, or is already having to produce reports and is looking to improve.

Delegates may find that they are operating within 3 main spheres, namely the academic environment, a commercial environment, or one that aims for various reasons at influencing policymakers, such as lobbyists.

MODULE 1:  Introduction and Course Overview
MODULE 2:  What is a Report?
Learning outcomes:
To clearly define what a report is, and to list the key aspects that define a report
Topics covered:
  • 9 Key Aspects of a Report
  • The Definition of a Report
MODULE 3:  How to Structure a Report Professionally
Learning outcomes:
To outline the structure that a professional report should be built around, and the appropriate order of appearance
Topics covered:
  • Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion
  • Results
  • Methodology
  • A Literature Review
  • The Introduction
  • A Table of Contents
  • An Abstract or Executive Summary
MODULE 4:  What Makes a Good Report
Learning outcomes:
To list the essential criteria that make up a good report, based on reader expectations
Topics covered:
  • On Time!
  • Sound Logic
  • Appropriateness
  • Criticality
  • Directness
  • Accuracy
  • Objectivity
MODULE 5:  5 Common Complaints about Reports
Learning outcomes:
To investigate the 5 most common causes of complaints about reports, and how to avoid making them
Topics covered:
  • Unnecessary Use of Jargon
  • Wrong Kind of Results
  • Inadequate Content
  • Poor Structure
  • Not answering the brief
MODULE 6:  A Checklist for Successful Reports
Learning outcomes:
To provide a checklist to use before submitting a report to ensure it is of a good quality
Topics covered:
  • 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?
MODULE 7 How to Plan Your Report
Learning outcomes:
To provide a step by step guide to producing good quality reports that will be well received
Topics covered:
  • 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
MODULE 8 Your Personal Action Plan

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Time

(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 4:30 am

Location

Nottingham - 2 King Street

Two King Street Nottingham NG1 2AS

Organizer

Taylor Mason0843 289 1713 PO Box 3125 450 Brook Drive Reading RG1 9RX

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