Report Writing Skills Training Course

Our Report Writing Skills Training Course will provide you with a toolkit to put together a well-structured report that is easy to read and covers all of the key points.

The course will help improve your business report writing skills. We will show you how to put together a well-structured report by showing you how to plan the report, adapt it for your audience, build the report around a structure and bring it to a successful close.

This Report Writing Skills training course is delivered as a scheduled open online training course or in-house just for your business. We deliver the course as a face to face course and a live virtual online course.

Report Writing Skills
Interactive Sessions
We'll show you how to put the skills from your report writing course into practice
Practical Tools
Gain a toolkit that you can apply to any reports that you need to produce
Always Engaging
Our training courses have been designed to be interactive and engaging, no matter how you attend

Report Writing Skills Course – Details

Course Aim

This report writing skills training course will provide you with a toolkit to improve your business report writing skills. It focuses on the key elements of writing and presenting business reports such as Preparation, structure, writing and presenting.

The session includes a range of activities that will allow you to practice skills, alongside trainer-led sessions to introduce the relevant knowledge.

We look at how to plan reports and what you want people to get from them, compose and structure reports, and present the information clearly.

Course Objectives

By attending this Report Writing Skills Training Course you will be able to:

  • Create a basic report outline
  • Organise the key points and support them with relevant facts
  • Write some rough draft notes and check existing reports against the overall structure
  • Choose appropriate visuals such as charts, graphs, and tables to present figures
  • Write an effective conclusion
  • Write an executive summary that highlights the report’s main ideas
  • Professionally present the report

Course Content

Here’s what we cover in our report writing skills training course:

Preparing the Report

  • Defining the purpose
  • Setting the Objectives
  • Investigate the topic
  • Thinking about the reader

Report Sections

  • Title or title page
  • Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Discussions/Body/Investigation
  • Summary & Conclusions
  • Recommendations

Layout

  • Numbering Sections and figures
  • Diagrams, graphs and tables
  • Headings

Proof-reading

  • Originality & Plagiarism
  • Business English
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar

Presenting the Report*

  • How to talk through the report
  • Use persuasive language
  • Get buy-in to the ideas you are presenting

When you bring this course in-house, the content above can be tweaked and changed to meet the needs of your team.

Download the Course Brochure

Download a copy of our report writing skills training course brochure below.

Who Should Attend our Report Writing Skills Training Course?

This report writing skills training course is for anyone who has to produce a report as part of their role

If you want to:

  • Present information in a clear and concise way
  • Have a go-to tool kit for writing and producing reports
  • Present information in a more structured and influential way
  • More professional looking reports
  • Speed up the process of writing reports
  • Get writing right first time around

Then this report writing skills course is for you.

The course is suitable for people of all levels and in all roles and industries.

Online Training Courses

A 1 day online live virtual training course with one of our highly experienced report writing skills trainers. You also get:

  • A highly interactive online experience
  • Access to MyRevolution Learning to retain access to your materials and stay in touch with your trainer
  • A digital copy of the course materials from the course
  • A digital course certificate

In-Person & Online In-House

A 1 day training course with one of our highly experienced trainers at your location. You also get

  • Course materials for each delegate to take away
  • A course certificate
  • Reporting on delegate evaluation
  • Free access to our eLearning training courses to keep your skills up-to-date
  • Access to MyRevolution Learning to retain access to your materials and stay in touch with your trainer

Our report writing skills courses are delivered by our friendly and highly experienced trainers. We live and breathe what we talk about in these sessions as we use most of the tools and techniques ourselves on a daily bases and bring this real-world experience into the session and the examples that we use.

We look at a structure that can be applied to all types of reports and potentially other business documents too.

Yes. We have a number of exercises for you to have a go at during the course. This will help you embed the learning and allow you to discuss the approach in more detail with your trainer and fellow delegates.

We encourage anyone who attends this course to bring along examples of reports that they have produced in the past. These can be used as case studies for the practical exercises and also you trainer can provide some initial feedback on them.

Yes. We have lots of articles about report writing skills in the business writing section of our blog.

Open Online Course

Our Online Report Writing Skills course is an interactive live virtual course. The content remains the same but the delivery and approach has been re-imagined for the virtual environment. Our online training courses are delivered by Zoom.

In-House Delivery

We can also deliver this Report Writing Skills course just for your organisation. We can do this in-person at your office or a location of your choice or as a live virtual training course. We can deliver this via Zoom, Teams, Webex or any other platform that you are currently using and comfortable with.

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Course Delivery Methods

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Join our live online virtual Report Writing Skills training course from work or home for an interactive online learning experience.

1 Delegate
£195.00 + VAT
2 Delegates
£185.25 + VAT
3 + Delegates
£165.75 + VAT

Price per delegate includes multiple person discounts. Group booking price only applicable when delegates book onto the same course date.

Bring this Report Writing Skills training course in-house and train your team together at the same time.

  • Delivered online or in person at your business premises
  • Course content can be tailored to your specific requirements

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