Advanced Report Writing

Business Skills

Due to the impact of Coronavirus, our 'Advanced Report Writing' training course, can also be delivered to groups via live webinar, or  delivered as an eLearning module. Contact the Training South West team to discuss further.  


Aims of the course

This interactive one-day course is for people in business who are currently writing reports and are looking to increase the efficacy, influence and impact of their documents.

Who will benefit from attending?

Anyone who wants to improve and enhance their report writing skills or techniques.

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Participants will learn to:

  • Define and appeal to reader requirements
  • Establish a comprehensive approach to the structure and content of reports
  • Experiment with varying formats and layouts
  • Write with clarity and precision
  • Craft a compelling and persuasive argument in a report
  • Be strategic in using statistical information in a report
  • Appreciate the importance of editing and proof reading


Key topics covered:

  • Knowing the audience
  • Refresher of the principles in clear writing
  • Exploring techniques needed to write a compelling argument – individual reflection/paired exercises
  • Dealing with overload
  • Exploring the most effective way to present statistical information in your report – tutor input and paired exercises
  • Page layout and document design
  • The use of simple English to convey content
  • Review & action planning


What's included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.


Training South West partner with businesses across the South West.  Whether you’re in Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Somerset or Wiltshire, we have an expert team on hand to deliver Advanced Report Writing training in house.  Contact us to discuss how we can help you.