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.

HALF-DAY WORKSHOP

For 6 to 20 participants at your place of business

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

 

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

COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction

  • Identifying what makes for an effective report
  • Six steps for effective report writing

Mind Mapping

  • Reducing writer’s block
  • Organizing ideas effectively

Organizing Reports

  • Information reports
  • Problem reports
  • Recommendation reports
  • Introductions

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.

 

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Course Code: WBJ503

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