Writing reader-oriented reports is essential in many aspects of your business – from R&D to auditing, quality management to HR.This practical seminar on writing reader-oriented reports is aimed at anyone looking to better tailor their reports to their intended audience and deliver the desired result. You’ll practice planning, structuring, writing and editing your reports to generate results for you and your organization.
Learn to place your readers’ needs at the heart of your report-writing process.
Identify and place your readers’ needs at the heart of your report-writing process
Practice what it takes to write clear, concise, complete and correct reports
Build up a toolbox and reference library of model reports and language
Develop the skills to edit your own reports
Identify and remove your weaknesses
Writing with the end in mind—understanding your readers’ needs
Applying the simple principles of effective writing to writing reports
Understanding the key controls of report writing
Applying, planning and structuring report models (PRISM, SCQA)
Writing styles for specific audiences / specific report genres
Appreciating, and adapting to, the needs of non-expert readers
Writing effective executive summaries
Stating findings and opinions
Writing value-added recommendations
Editing by eliminating the 7 sins of sloppy report writing
Applying a consistent approach to revising and editing
Putting principles into practice — applying learning to your own examples
Create a toolbox and reference library of model reports and language.
Develop the skills you need to edit your own reports.
Includes English phrases that will help you state your message plain and clear
This eBook is a collection of easy to remember structures that you can use when you write emails. Use S.O.A.P for making recommendations, follow S.C.R.A.P when complaining and A.C.T to confirm agreements – for example.