This workshop is intended to help you do the writing your job demands. If you are a manager at any level in business, government, or industry, you must write reports. Whether you want to or not, you write to explain things, to smooth relationships and to convince others of the value of some course of action. Writing must be clear, concise, complete, and correct. It must also convey your message in a courteous tone. The workshop will help you to identify the range of this kind of writing, the forms it takes, and the persuasive techniques it requires.
Module 1: The value of effective written reports. Four stages of report writing.
Module 2: Developing and construct paragraphs.
Module 3: Introduce and connect ideas. Module 4: Professional formats. Edit and revise. Organizational strategies.
Module 5: Headings & Signposts
Module 6: Reports that inform and persuade. Module 7: Proofreading techniques
Module 8: Workplace application. Reports vs. proposals.