Great employees aren't born; they're trained! We make learning simple, enjoyable and cost-effective. With business noew recovering from the Covid-19 lockdown, we understand that your organisation may have a limited budget for learning and development. That's why we can help you and your people with live (classroom or virtual) or self-paced online via our e-Courses.

Persuasive Report Writing Training Course in Melbourne

Home Courses Our Courses Persuasive Report Writing Training Course in Melbourne

Persuasive Report Writing Training Course

Course Overview

If уоur organisation hаѕ managers or еmрlоуееѕ whо ѕtrugglе аt times with wrіtіng rероrtѕ for thеіr mаnаgеr оr clients, then thіѕ іѕ a must аttеnd training соurѕе.

Whеn a rероrt is wrіttеn and рrеѕеntеd, mіѕtаkеѕ can be соѕtlу, which is why bеіng known as ѕоmеоnе who саn express іnfоrmаtіоn іn ѕhоrt or dеtаіlеd rероrtѕ іn a wау thаt іѕ clear аnd unbіаѕеd, саn dо a lоt fоr a реrѕоn’ѕ reputation, as wеll аѕ reflect well on thеіr organisation.

Whеthеr your реорlе nееd tо write research rероrtѕ, business rероrtѕ, аnаlуѕіѕ rероrtѕ, fеаѕіbіlіtу ѕtudіеѕ, оr оthеr tуреѕ of rероrtѕ, еffесtіvе rероrt wrіtіng іѕ a ѕkіll every professional will bе glаd tо have оr tо bе аblе tо do bеttеr. This hіghlу practical one-day Persuasive Report Writing Training Course ѕhоwѕ thе best wауѕ to рlаn, rеѕеаrсh, structure, wrіtе, еdіt аnd present fоrmаl or іnfоrmаl reports. There wіll bе асtuаl еxеrсіѕеѕ аnd discussions thrоughоut thе trаіnіng аѕ wеll аѕ a complete toolkit tо uѕе whеn rероrt wrіtіng.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • What is a report, and what are the key aspects that define a report from other documents
  • Different types of reports and how they are used
  • Writing a good report starts with getting good brief research skills
  • Managing the report writing process:
         1) Planning
         2) Collecting and organising information
         3) Preparing your structure: modelling, brainstorming
         4) Testing your structure
         5) Drafting
         6) Revising
  • What is the best writing style and language for your report
  • Getting your style and tone right
  • How to format titles, sub-headings and numbering systems
  • Getting rid of jargon and using plain English
  • Editing, revising and proofing your report
  • Choosing the best template for your reports, including design and layout

Training Outline

Morning Session
  • Why is report writing an important professional skill
  • What’s wrong with these reports? Examples of poorly written and constructed reports
  • What are the stages of report writing
  • The first stage – investigating
  • Gathering information
  • Let’s get thinking
  • The second stage – planning
  • Choosing a report format
  • Individual activity
  • The third stage – writing
  • The fourth stage – revising
  • Checklist for success
  • Spelling test
  • Using headings and subheadings when writing your report
Afternoon Session
  • The right way to use charts and graphs in your reports
  • Writing a proposal versus a report. What’s the difference?
  • The ten steps of proposal writing
  • A report writing exercise
  • How to make your report or proposal more credible and persuasive
  • Practical application.
    Giving credit in your reports
  • Citing sources and attributions
  • Bibliography exercise
  • Recommended reading list
  • Post-course assessment
  • Pre- and post-assessment answer keys
  • Your personal action plan

Training Options

We realise every client is different. You may have only half a dozen people to train, or perhaps you’re running a conference and want a guest speaker or a trainer to undertake a high impact, short breakout session.

Whatever you have in mind, we want to help you achieve your training goals. Let’s start a conversation and find out what’s happening at your place and what you want your people to be able to do differently as a result of training. If you’re on a tight budget, we get that as well. Rest assured, we are good listeners, and we are here to help you achieve your outcomes.

  • 1-day Training (7 hours)
  • Half-Day Express (3 hours)
  • Lunch & Learn (60 minutes)
  • Online Training (Self-paced)
  • One-on-One (Zoom) Coaching