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Report writing masterclass

Report writing masterclass

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Delivered Online Edinburgh Midlothian EH2 2LE

3rd February, 2022 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-250.00
This course will help delegates produce concise and effective business documents.   The course will cover different types of documents including client reports, management reports and technical summaries. 

The course will cover objective setting and structuring the document as well as writing techniques, language and presentation.  Delegates are welcome to bring examples of their own documents to use as worked examples during the course.

Who should attend?

The course is for staff who produce business documents either for internal or external use. Managerial, professional, sales and technical staff from all industry sectors will all benefit.  This is an intermediate to advanced level course.   

Learning Outcomes:
  • How to improve report structure, content and style
  • Planning your report - the different types of reports and what they are used for
  • Structuring your report - structuring for impact; titles, sub-headings and numbering systems
  • Writing style and language – the right style and tone; using plain English; editing and feedback
  • Design and layout - dealing with technical or specialist information; graphics, illustrations and photos
 Course Director: Anne Farr 

Train your team:
This course can be delivered on site for corporate teams and tailored to your specific requirements. For details contact

The ECC training experience:
  • Expert trainers - Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field
  • Quality delivery - Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement
  • Practical training methods - Theory and practical based training to take back to the office
  • Small class sizes - No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers
  • Wide breadth of topics - ECC offer over 40 different essential business training courses covering everything from Leadership and Management through to Digital and International Trade
  • 3 learning levels – Beginner /Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced

“Thank you for your valuable training.  The day was interesting, engaging and by far the best course I’ve ever been on”.  Gail McPhail, Section Engineer, Foster Wheeler Energy

“Your training has helped our staff produce reports which the clients want to read.”  Dr Brian Millington, Managing Director, TUV SUD NEL

“My reports are now shorter AND more focused.   They’re easier to produce and I no longer dread having to start writing.  Thank you.”  Colin Porteous, Owner, TSI Scotland.

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