Effective Report Writing

This one-day Effective Report Writing 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:

22nd Feb 2018 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £295 (+VAT)

Charity: <15 Staff: £95 (+VAT)

Charity: 16-30 Staff: £125 (+VAT)

Charity: 31+ Staff: £180 (+VAT)

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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

SMALL PRINT

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.


The Happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainer

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper is a Masters qualified trainer with experience in interpersonal skills, work skills and management training. He has worked in the public, private and voluntary sectors for over fifteen years. Paul has a Distinction in the Institute of Personnel Development Training Certificate and the teacher-training certificate for Mindfulness-Based Approaches from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.