Business report writing course


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Produce well structured business reports that engage the reader.

An interactive one-day report writing training course for business reports, run by a written communications skills expert.

Target Audience

This business report writing course is ideal for anyone who has to write or contribute to business reports, proposals, white papers or other types of written business communication.

Working with our training partner, we are able to deliver a wide range of bespoke business report and creative writing training courses to meet specific organisational and individual goals.

Course Aim

KSL’s report writing training teaches delegates how to write informative and effective reports which are compelling, persuasive and easily understood. Participants will also learn how to plan, organise their objectives, structure, construct arguments and summarise their content effectively.

Course Objectives

By attending this report writing course, delegates will have:

  • Gained an understanding of the reason for the different types of report formats and when, why and how they should be used
  • Produced clear, hierarchical and logical structures which project the messages they wish to communicate
  • Used some tried and tested report writing techniques to persuade and influence their readers
  • Learnt how to write correctly
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Course Overview

  • Principles for effective report writing
  • Clarifying objectives
  • Undertaking your research
  • Constructing your case
  • Planning the report
  • Structuring the report and testing out the key messages
  • Using the appropriate style and tone
  • Formatting and finalising the layout of report
  • Calling the reader to action
  • Editing and proof reading the report

Course Methods

This report writing training will be delivered in a highly engaging and interactive way, focused on the specific needs of the participants and the organisation.

  • Trainer input and tips through short presentation, facilitation and group discussion
  • Individual and small group exercises with facilitated group review of learning
  • Practise sessions for participants to complete key elements of writing a report

The training will be supported with:

  • An optional participant pre-course questionnaire
  • A colour printed workbook with report writing tips, techniques and space for personal notes

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Very, very good, learnt a lot, good handbook to use.
Manager, NHS South Central


Tutor was very knowledgeable, passionate and delivered the course, which could have had the tendency to be rather dry, in an enthusiastic and interesting way.
Manager, NHS South Central


An excellent trainer. Overall the training was very good.
General Manager, Community Solutions for Primary Care


Good day’s training, interesting and with food for thought on how to improve report writing skills.
General Manager, Community Solutions for Primary Care


Excellent, will help tremendously for future reports that I will need to do. Instils confidence.
Dean Williams, Duty manager, Celtic Community Leisure


The overall content of the course was very much proactive.
Lisa Thomas, RF Manager, Celtic Community Leisure

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Our creative writing courses are delivered as “in-house training” at the business premises of our client anywhere in the UK.
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Training Dates

Flexible to suit client needs.

In-House Training Locations

We run the report writing course for companies in and around the following locations:

  • London and the South East
  • The Thames Valley – including Reading, Slough, Maidenhead, Oxford and Swindon
  • Cambridge
  • Norwich and East Anglia
  • Manchester and the North West
  • Southampton and Bournemouth
  • Birmingham and the Midlands
  • Nottingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff and South Wales
  • Exeter and the South West

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