Technical Report Writing

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   Birmingham 03/10/2017  1 Day £280.00 +VAT
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This intensive one day training course provides the foundations for effective technical writing in a business environment. 

The basics of communication are discussed at the outset and the general structure of reports outlined to ensure clear dissemination of written information. Specific report styles are covered in detail, from management and sales reports to project reports and business case preparation.
The development of clear, concise and unambiguous instructions, procedures and manuals are detailed and the ground rules for writing good business letters and emails are presented.

The course demonstrates the value and methods of good writing by using several of examples, contrasting good and bad, to indicate which writing styles work and which don't - and why.


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Programme overview

Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.

Session 1 Communications
Session 2 Software aids for writing
Session 3  General structure of reports
Session 4 Specific reports
Session 5 Instructions and procedures and manuals
Session 6 Business letters and emails
Session 7 Reviewing reports
Session 8 Format and layout of reports
Session 9 Writing effectively


Stanley Daniels

Stanley is a highly experienced tutor delivering specialist engineering training across a wide variety of industries, ranging from utilities, oil and gas, railways, automobile and local government. He strives to stimulate original thinking in all his courses, aiming to make you better at your job by encouraging you to innovate.

Learning objectives
  • How to plan produce technical reports that communicate effectively to the reader
  • Structuring specific technical reports
  • Reader-friendly formatting and layout
  • How to write technically in plain simple English
  • How to use software aids for better writing
Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who has to communicate results, write reports, compose technical documents, or write specifications, including:

  • Supervisors
  • Clients
  • Contractors
  • Sub-contractors
  • Graduate engineers

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