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Report Writing

Target Audience

This Report Writing programme is aimed at employees who are responsible for writing reports as part of their work function.


Training Medium

Interactive outcome-based workshop, including a Living Dynamics' learner workbook, communicative games and exercises, and assignments. PowerPoint slides and games to apply language skills.
 

NQF Level : 4
Credits Awarded: 5
Duration: One day
 

Applicable Unit Standard: Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment. (12153 US. No.)

Programme Overview

In business, whether you are crafting a memo style informal report or drafting a lengthy formal report, how and what you write defines who you are. This one-day programme in business report writing takes you on a step-by-step journey, covering every aspect of report writing.
 

Throughout the day every aspect of writing a report is covered theoretically and practically. It is an interactive and engaging way to make the difficult job of report writing into a very methodical and achievable task.  This Report Writing programme will enable delegates to construct different types of reports in a logical, persuasive, concise and accurate manner to maximise effectiveness.  
 

Specific Outcomes Covered

  • To learn to assess the reader and objectives.

  • To present a report in a logical and attractive manner.

  • To identify different types of reports for various purposes.

  • To identify the difference between a recommendation and a conclusion.

  • To learn how to collect relevant information for the report.

  • To explore how to evaluate your findings and to check these for accuracy and objectiveness.

  • To select an appropriate writing style and vocabulary to enhance the outcome.

  • To decide on the correct use of active and passive forms.

  • To provide a step-by-step checklist to use for the entire report writing process. 
     

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