This report writing training is aimed at people who are new to report writing or who need to improve their report writing skills. As you would expect from us, this is not a programme covering theory alone. You are expected to put into practice what they are learning as they go through the day.

This training will help you to develop the report writing skills of your participants and ensure you deliver a successful report writing training course.

Duration                           Learning Credits

1 day-8 hours of                8 PDU’s


Public Classroom Pricing:

Early Bird Price: USD 595.00

Regular Price: USD 695.00

Instructor-Led Virtual Live Pricing:

Early Bird Price: USD 495.00

Regular Price: USD 695.00

Private Group/ In-House Learning:

Have a group of 5 or more people? Register

yourself with a special pricing and request 

the training exclusively  

Course Outline

Section One – Introduction to Report Writing

This section covers the key principles of report writing and lays the foundation for the remainder of the day’s activities. Topics covered include:

 Why a report?

Why are some reports ineffective?

Basic Principles of Report Writing

Structure of Business Reports

Section Two – Plan and Prepare

This section looks at a number of techniques to help report writers prepare before beginning the task of writing. Great emphasis is placed on planning and preparing. We consider this to be the key to effective report writing. Topics Include:

Purpose of the Report

Knowing your Readers

Generating Ideas

Sources of Information

The Extended Pyramid

Report Outline

Section Three – Write the Report

Participants work on an actual report or develop one from a brief provided by us. This section builds on the principles already covered and we also cover topics such as:

Getting Started

Overcoming Writer’s Block


Section Four – Check and Edit

In this final section we consider the importance of checking and editing reports  before submitting. We suggest an approach that gives the best chance of ensuring that participants present professional reports to their readers.

Participants get the opportunity to practice their checking techniques using the reports they produced earlier.

Who can attend?

Anybody who is interested in learning Report Writing Skills.

Learning Goals

By the end of this report writing training you will be able to:

Prepare and plan reports that meet their intended purpose

Produce reports that conform to an established and acceptable structure

Proofread and edit their reports effectively before submitting them to their intended readers

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