Course Details

Report Writing for Greater Impact (Wed May 14th, 2014)
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Category:
Professional Skills
Course aim:
The aim of this highly practical half-day course is to help participants to write clear, concise, polished reports. The focus is on ensuring all written material is readable and well structured. An experienced writer will show participants how use the power of language and layout to achieve objectives quickly and confidently.
Target group:
It's the ideal course for staff members who need to create clear, concise, accessible reports.
Content:

    Planning: clear thinking leads to clear writing
  • Define your purpose and identifying your target audience(s)

  • Create an effective objective

  • Step-by-step guide to creating a structured outline

  • Write a first draft quickly: using a skeleton structure

  • Writing effectively: using strong clear English to meet objectives
  • Write in a suitable style and tone of voice for your target audience(s)

  • Use clear, concise, accessible English

  • Make complex information clear and concise

  • Presentation with impact, create reports etc that look accessible and readable

  • Editing: polishing the report
  • Strategies and checklists for effective editing

  • Identifying common errors (grammar, punctuation, confused words etc.)


Prerequisites:
There will be some pre-course work for this course
Start date (yyyy-mm-dd):
May 14, 2014
Duration:
1 days
Time:
9:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Facilitator:
Plain English Ireland
Organiser:
Organisation and Staff Development
Venue:
AMB G065 (Arts Millennium Extension)
Deadline:
4 days before
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