Report Writing Skills Course

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What is a report writing course?

Most of us need to write a report at some time in our careers. Some people write them only occasionally, while others have to draft reports on a regular basis.

This course uses a structured series of related exercises and practical report writing skills activities. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of techniques and actively practice newly learnt skills during the course.

Who is this Course For?

This course is ideal for anyone who produces reports and needs them to be understood and acted upon.

This report-writing skills course will cover:

This course will use a structured series of exercises and activities, giving delegates the opportunity to explore a range of techniques and actively practice newly learnt skills

Planning your report

  • What is a report and report-writing?
  • What are report writing skills?
  • The different types of reports and what they are used for getting a good brief
  • Deadlines and their implications

Research skills

  • Structuring your report
  • Structuring for success
  • Titles, sub-headings and numbering systems
  • Templates for reports
  • Presenting the report

Writing style, language, design and layout

  • Getting the right style and tone
  • Using plain English
  • Revising your report
  • Editing and proofreading

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Understand what a report is and how to clearly define its purpose and objectives
  • Be able to state the structure for effective business reports
  • Know the critical steps to prepare a report, including considering audience needs
  • Know how to set out written communications and how to write in a way to make your point clearly using appropriate language
  • Understand concise writing skills and how to effectively communicate key points
  • Be able to recognise different styles of reports and methods of presentation and ensure the layout and design increase the effectiveness
  • Know how too effectively proof-read, edit and rewrite parts of a document
  • Have practised writing a report

Pre-Course Preparation

There is no pre-programme preparation required for this programme, though we would encourage the learner to consider the topic areas outlined and how they relate to their organisation and experiences.

How is this course delivered?

At TSW we can deliver business skills training in a range of formats, they include:

  • Virtual online training, via Microsoft Teams, in-house or on our open programme of courses 
  • Classroom-based in-house training, run exclusively for an organisation
  • Classroom-based open programme training courses available on our public course calendar

Why Choose TSW Training for your Courses?

TSW Training is a leading Health and Safety, Environmental, Leadership and Management training provider working with PLCs and SME clients across the UK.

Rated 4.8/5 in 1,179 reviews by learners on independent training course evaluator, Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.

Work with TSW Training and you have access to our closely curated team of quality-assured experts, consultants, and trainers.

In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Ogranisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

At TSW we can provide a wide range of courses to develop skills for business, including all of the interpersonal skills and personal effectiveness attributes. 

We offer business skills training courses on individual skills as well as courses with several skills covered.

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We run this course on demand at a time and place to suit you and your team.
Please contact us to chat about this course and your training needs

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