Effective Report Writing

This course will look at the basics of report writing, including structure, presentation and organisation. It will include practice sessions on aspects of report writing. Participants are encouraged to bring in examples of reports they have written or any material that will help them to begin writing a report.

Course Dates:

18th Jul 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £295

Charity: <15 Staff: £95

Charity: 16-30 Staff: £125

Charity: 31+ Staff: £180

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

What You Will Learn

  • To understand the function of reports
  • To review the process of report writing
  • To be able to analyse and improve one’s own style
  • To be able to produce concise, effective reports
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Themes Covered

  • Types of report
  • The focus
    who is it for?
    what is it about?
  • Collecting and organising material
  • Drafting a report
  • Accuracy
  • Writing style
  • Summarising
  • Statistical information
  • Appendices
  • Writing practise
  • Deadlines, budgets, etc


The course will run from 10am to 4:30pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.