Report writing training (see also Technical report writing training)

Write reports, proposals and policy documents that are effective and persuasive

Senior UN officers on a report writing course, UNMIL, Liberia, West Africa

Senior UN officers on a report writing course
UNMIL, Liberia, West Africa

Whether you're writing reports, proposals, policy documents or manuals, this training course will give you the writing techniques for putting ideas clearly, concisely and persuasively so you can concentrate on your real interest — convincing the reader of the merits of your case.

Your report writing is the end result of a great deal of hard work — our report writing training gives you the techniques and develops the skills that will do justice to your efforts.

Learn how to write reports and proposals that influence readers and get the results that you want — and you’ll bring the same effectiveness to bear on your letters and other documents.

Our report writing training shows you how to communicate clearly and effectively, use report structures that guide the reader through your writing and bring them to your point of view. Convince readers with reports, proposals in which the key ideas shine through – capturing even the skim reader’s attention.

Report Writing Training topics include

Report writing essentials

  • Addressing the needs of the reader
  • The writer’s voice
  • The right words
  • The right style

Setting tone and style

  • Professional reports
  • Earning their confidence
  • Avoiding style-traps
  • Plain English

Organising your thoughts

  • Tried and tested approaches
  • Generating ideas
  • Structuring your thoughts
  • Producing the report outline

The report writing process

  • Gathering and sorting material
  • Presenting information for impact
  • 8 steps to successful writing

Using the available tools

  • Mapping ideas on screen
  • From ideas map to document outline
  • Generating contents pages

Writing specialist documents

  • Instruction manuals
  • Proposals
  • Policy documents

The final draft of the report

  • Making it clear
  • Making it concise

Please contact us if you require any further information.