Write effective reports

Course information

Being able to create a polished and readable report is an essential skill. Writing successful reports involves communicating information, facts and arguments as clearly and concisely as possible. Using the new industry standard of plain English with a professional tone is the best way to make an impact with all your writing.

On this highly practical workshop, you will learn how to plan and write well-structured reports which get messages across quickly and effectively. You’ll also learn how to use the power of language and layout to communicate your messages to busy readers – including how to convey complex information to experts and non-experts. Take away the skills to write effective proposals, annual reports, inspection reports, strategy documents and more.

After this workshop, you will be able to:

Who should attend?

This business report writing workshop is for anyone who writes or reviews reports at work. The techniques covered apply to all types of reports, from one-pagers for your team to annual reports with different contributors. It’s suitable for report writers who want to take a fresh look at the task and also for novice report writers who want to have a solid foundation for the future.

What’s covered?


Plan a report in 4 steps


How to convey complex information


Write to engage readers

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