Includes: Digital Course Material, 4 hours of One-on-One Live Zoom Training with a Programme Facilitator (can be split into 2 x 2 hour sessions)
Target Audience: Employees who are required to write reports in their function
- Why reports are expected to conform to structural, punctuation and formatting conventions.
- Explain the importance of identifying your readers and their needs.
- Identify how much detail your readers need and will understand.
- Provide information to diverse groups of readers with different needs.
- Create a who-needs-what table to organise your writing and to generate an outline.
- Structure and present your report professionally.
- Write an executive summary that conveys all the essential information and encourages readers to read the rest of your report.
- Write a background section that provides the necessary context for your readers.
- Write effective conclusions and recommendations.
- Use bulleted and numbered lists effectively.
- Correctly and consistently use essential punctuation, capitalisation and abbreviation. (For a more detailed coverage of these topics
- Editing and Proofreading
Learning and Assessment Methodology:
- Pre-reading material
- Self Assessments
- Group discussions
- Case Studies
- Action planning sheet
- Learning Diary