One-day or two-days – we can discuss which is best for your organisation.
We run our courses in the offices of our clients however, an external site can be sourced by us.
The objective of this course is for participants to become competent and confident report writers. Participants write several small pieces and practice report writing project management, the skills from which they can take back to the workplace.
Key learning areas
Analysing and interpreting the brief of reports, proposals and submissions
Identifying the audience of reports, proposals and submissions and pitching the writing style accordingly
Catering for multiple readerships
Structuring research and sourcing material productively and effectively
Planning and managing the lifecycle of reports, proposals and submissions including dealing with scope changes and deadlines
Writing flexibly and persuasively
Using power language and grammar to reach the reader
Adopting contemporary writing styles
Writing to a rhythm with clarity and consistency
Eradicating common grammatical errors
Understanding the fundamental aspects of grammar
Utilising successful writing methodologies
Eliminating gender-specific writing
Removing jargon, slang and hackneyed expressions
Ironing out common writing mistakes and flaws
Using tricks of the trade to make writing easier and quicker
Overcoming low confidence, paralysis and procrastination
Writing and editing to a publishable standard.
Major benefits of the course
Business benefits of this course include:
Improved business performance and productivity
A tangible return on training investment
Competitive advantage due to excellent outbound and inbound communication
Increase in reputation and word of mouth referrals
Lower infrastructure costs including labour, printing and consumables
Greater employee satisfaction and retention
Smoother internal operations
Increased success rate of project and proposal signoffs
Greater focus on the bigger business issues once the documentation is complete
Streamlined documentation processes and training knowledge
Fewer calls from stakeholders seeking clarification of documentation
Potential decrease in litigious activity, and governance and compliance indiscretions.
The finer points of this course include:
It can be delivered anywhere in Australia or internationally
It can be combined with our business writing course
Anyone at any career level can attend the course and benefit from it
All participants receive a colour certificate on completion
There is ample time for discussion, interaction and individual attention
The course is delivered by experts in the subject matter
Hands-on exercises and tasks are customised to the everyday roles of participants
A comprehensive manual that is an excellent resource post-training
Contemporary training methodologies and adult learning principles are utilised
The trainers deliver the material in an engaging and inclusive style.
About Clinton Communications
We specialise in written and verbal communication. Our offering includes training, communication and documentation services. We provide powerful, customised solutions designed to improve business performance and develop and retain a skilled workforce.
Please contact us with any questions you have or to request a proposal for delivering training in your organisation.