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Writing Reports and Proposals Course

2 sessions available starting from $870.00

Subject: Business Writing

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

This two-day workshop is intended to help you prepare professional reports and proposals. At any level in business, government, or industry, you must write reports, to explain things, or to present your research findings. You may also write proposals to convince others of the value of some course of action.

Participants are given sample reports to read and review throughout the session.

Duration:

2 Days

Audience:

Anyone who needs to produce reports or proposals

Prerequisites:

There are no particular requirements for this course.

Course Content:

Learning Outcomes

• Basic techniques for research and preparation of professional reports.
• Identify the key elements in a formal report or proposal.
• Identify the basic methods of presenting information
• Identify...

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This two-day workshop is intended to help you prepare professional reports and proposals. At any level in business, government, or industry, you must write reports, to explain things, or to present your research findings. You may also write proposals to convince others of the value of some course of action.

Participants are given sample reports to read and review throughout the session.

Duration:

2 Days

Audience:

Anyone who needs to produce reports or proposals

Prerequisites:

There are no particular requirements for this course.

Course Content:

Learning Outcomes

• Basic techniques for research and preparation of professional reports.
• Identify the key elements in a formal report or proposal.
• Identify the basic methods of presenting information
• Identify the key elements of writing persuasive proposals.
• Identify the signposts readers look for in a professional report or proposal
• Learn the guidelines for using signposts correctly.
• Develop sound proofreading and revision checklists.
• Learn the mechanics of footnotes and bibliographies.

Planning your Report

• Investigation
• Resources
• Search strategies
• Citing sources
• Rules of evidence

Planning Sequence

• Purpose
• Audience: Primary and Secondary
• Format
• Direct and Indirect
• Evidence
• Organisation

Main Elements of a Report

• Main elements of a report
• Introduction
• Body/discussion
• Conclusion
• Recommendations

Sequencing

• Sequencing information
• Chronological
• Order of importance
• Problem and solution
• Least to most
• Other

Structure

• Rules for headings
• Parts of a Formal Report
• Major heading
• Sub heading
• Secondary sub heading
• Headings as signposts

Using Tables and Graphs

Outlining your Report

• Brainstorming
• Mind mapping
• Post-it notes
• Six Thinking Hats

Writing Proposals vs. Writing Reports

• The Ten Steps of Proposal Writing

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 8/40 Creek St
    Brisbane, QLD 4000

Price: $870.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • 8/40 Creek St
    Brisbane, QLD 4000

Price: $870.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions



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