If you want to produce a highly effective, persuasive report in a time-efficient manner, you have to spend time in the pre-writing phase. This half-day workshop focuses on writing to the reader, selecting the right details, and organizing the information. You will also receive a 10-sentence success checker for editing. Because this is a half-day session, we will not be discussing writing techniques.
This workshop will improve the writing habits and the organizational skills of people who write reports.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- All those who wish to update their current skill levels in manual writing.
- Anyone who wishes to learn to write effective policies & procedures documents
YOU WILL LEARN TO:
- Use the 6 steps for effective report writing
- Analyze the needs and expectations of your reading audience
- Maintain reader interest and direct reader attention
- Use proven formulas to increase the effectiveness and organization of your reports
- Sell yourself, your ideas and your department through your reports
- Project the image of a competent individual working for a dynamic, vital organization
- Use time-saving techniques to produce highly-professional reports in a short space of time
- Avoid writer’s block
- Identifying what makes for an effective report
- Six steps for effective report writing
- Reducing writer’s block
- Organizing ideas effectively
- Information reports
- Problem reports
- Recommendation reports
Highlighting Key Points
- Design aids
- Visual appeal
METHODS TO BE USED
This workshop actively involves participants in the thinking and organizing steps that are needed for successful reports.
Course Code: WBJ503