Reed Learning

Advanced Report Writing

Reed Learning
In London

£499
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Important information

Typology Short course
Location London
Duration 1 Day
  • Short course
  • London
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

A thorough understanding of the report brief Knowledge of the appropriate scope and depth for a document The ability to define precise communication objectives in relation to reader A clear understanding of how to structure arguments effectively and persuasively Discover benefits of plain English Understand the pros and cons of different layouts.
Suitable for: This course is specifically for experienced report writers looking to produce more effective documents.

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Where and when
Starts Location
On request
London
9 Kingsway, WC2B 6XF, London, England
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Starts On request
Location
London
9 Kingsway, WC2B 6XF, London, England
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Course programme



Who is it for
This course is specifically for experienced report writers looking to produce more effective documents.


What is it about


  • A thorough understanding of the report brief

  • Knowledge of the appropriate scope and depth for a document

  • The ability to define precise communication objectives in relation to reader

  • A clear understanding of how to structure arguments effectively and persuasively

  • Discover benefits of plain English

  • Understand the pros and cons of different layouts


What will i get out of it
This course will ensure the reports you write actually get read and the contents are then acted upon.
The course shows you how to sell ideas on paper, influence decision making and successfully communicate information through the written medium. The course covers new ideas to increase the impact of your existing style, knowing when to use different formats and styles to communicate complex information in straightforward language.


Course overview


  • Define the key issues to be covered and the 'question' being asked


  • Communication objectives - precise objectives for what we want the readers to know, feel and do


  • Develop a research strategy




    • Research methods


    • Primary and secondary


  • Report types and structure


  • Principles of plain English


  • Principles of page layout and document design


  • The role of supporting elements such as the executive summary and follow up


  • Structure the argument effectively


  • Use a style of plain English that improves understanding and raises levels of interest


  • Produce an effective and attractive layout


  • Package the report with an interesting title, executive summary, contents page

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