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Mosedimosi Business Training cc
P O Box 3137, Kenmare,
34 Glen Street, Kenmare,
South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 11 664 7574
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Report writing
Are you one of the thousands of people who shudder at the thought of composing a report? Do you struggle to translate technical jargon into English that non-technical staff can understand? In this course we take you back to the basics and show you how you can create a professional report. This one-day programme helps delegates to compose reports that are clear, conversational and grammatically correct. Practical exercises and immediate feedback ensure that delegates gain measurably.

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Module 1 Introduction to report writing At the end of this module learners will be able to "Understand the need and importance of reports "State the objectives and characteristics of reports "List reports required by various Acts "List industry-specific requirements for reports "Realise the implications for not complying with provisions of Acts and regulations "Identify the reports that are regularly required in their organisations "State the purpose of the reports so identified "Determine the information needs to satisfy the purpose of reports "Draw up tables and templates to facilitate and control standard reporting "Evaluate reporting effectiveness and efficiency through documented feedback "Draft a reporting process plan "Consider the information needs of their audiences "Follow the required steps to gather information "Analyse and process information "Submit a potential solution. Module 2 Drafting the report At the end of this module learners will be able to "Compile a logical structure of the draft report "Set out to write a draft report "Structure contents in logical sequence "Distinguish between different report structures "List the elements of effective report writing "Reflect on a professional presentation Module 3 Note taking, mind maps and writing skills At the end of this module learners will be able to "Refine their listening skills "Identify steps in productive note taking "Apply several note-taking short cuts "Understand the concept of mind maps "Apply mind mapping skills "Overcome problems associated with writer's block "Explain the components of the writing process "Review the structure of a report. Module 4 Perfecting the report At the end of this module learners will be able to "Follow a logical approach to editing "Provide guidelines for presentation and layout "Comment on the tone and style of a report "List the requirements for presenting an easy to comprehend financial report "Explain the process of persuasive report writing "Structure an informal report "Embark upon précis writing "Apply a report polishing checklist "Apply Gunning's Readability Index "Suggest a process of continuous writing improvement.

 Alignment to Unit Standards
  • ID No 110023 "Present information in report form"
  • ID No 8970 "Write texts for a range of communicative contexts"
  • ID No 12153 "Using the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment"
  • ID No 12155 "Apply comprehension skills to engage written texts in a business environment"

Price depends on whether the course will be facilitated inhouse or as a public workshop. Please contact Cor Faling at tel (011) 664 7574
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