Training Course on Report Writing Skills

Course date: 14/12/2020 to 18/12/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

Good reports are inevitable in any successful organization. High quality reports often form the basis of sound decision making within an organization. Report writing is a skill that can be learned. This course takes you through every stage from planning and structuring through to writing and presenting a report. At the end of the training, participants will become confident report writers.

 

DURATION

5 days

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • To competently use proven report-writing techniques
  • To come up with well-structured reports
  • To come up with logically flowing and professional looking reports
  • Gain key skills on how to make the reports easier to read and understand
  • To make essential parts of the report stand out
  • Make it easy for readers to navigate around the report

 

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1:

Introduction to report writing

  • Defining a report
  • Importance of a report
  • Why are some reports ineffective?
  • Basic principles of report writing
  • Structure of business reports

 

Classification of reports

  • Informal and Formal reports
  • Examples of informal and formal reports

Module 2:

Planning for report writing

  • 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

 

Logical structure

  • Structuring for logical flow
  • Organizing ideas
  • Balance and emphasis
  • Planning the content

 

Practice on writing the report

  • Accuracy, brevity and clarity
  • Tabular and graphic presentations
  • Editing the report

 

Module 3:

Guiding the reader

  • Constructing titles, headings and subheadings
  • Producing effective lists
  • Using visual aids and examples

 

Language choice

  • Using plain English
  • Being clear and concise
  • Writing accurately
  • Avoiding the passive voice

 

Module 4: 

A Checklist for Successful Reports

  • Proof read the report before submitting
  • Making a report jargon free
  • Checking if the content relate to the stated objectives
  • Checking if graphs and tables are well explained
  • Checking if everything is correctly and clearly labelled
  • Checking if the materials are presented in relevant and logical sections
  • Checking if the report answer the needs of the reader
  • Checking if the report answer the original brief

 

Module 5:

Finishing techniques

  • Professional presentation
  • Using a consistent format, style, layout
  • Writing an executive summary
  • Reproduction
  • Distribution and presentation

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location. For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or +254 759 285 295. You can also email us on: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700/+254 759 285 295 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

 

 

Course Date: 14/12/2020 to 18/12/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
Call us on +254 732 776 700/ +254 759 285 295
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