Report Writing for IT Professionals — A 2 day course

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Synopsis

Do you need to provide information to support important decisions that affect personnel or involve sizeable expenditure?

Are you concerned that you don't always get your point across in the most planned, structured, concise and persuasive manner?

Do you want your work to be thought of as well researched, carefully thought out, balanced, objective and impartial?

In the business world, reports are requested prior to managers taking important decisions so report writing is an essential business tool.

The term 'technical report' indicates a document with weight and authority - your new skills will enable the busy recipient to give your reports reading time, attention and action.

Objectives

Delegates will learn how to:

Contents

Establish personal objectives for the course

Personal strengths and improvement areas in report writing

What is a technical report and the types of technical report

What makes a good report?

Planning a report

Review of punctuation, grammar and spelling

Keeping your average sentence short

Presenting your report professionally

The importance of the objective

Organising your ideas with Mind mapping

The use of jargon and reducing the number words and clichés

Writing in plain English

Identifying communication styles

Management and executive summaries

Writing "benefit" statements

Writing one page reports

Editing your report

Report writing practise

Completion of a personal action plan

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 31 January 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Leeds — £845 (+VAT)

London — £845 (+VAT)

Suitable For

Anyone working in any aspect of a technical environment where producing technical reports is part of the job role would benefit from attending this course.