Report Writing Masterclass

Report Writing Masterclass

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

28th June, 2022 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-250.00
Interested in writing concise and effective business documents that communicate with clarity and style? Join our masterclass to explore principles and techniques relevant to a wide range of business documents. Apply your learning to client reports, management reports and technical summaries.

This practical one day course will explore thinking, planning, researching, writing, reviewing and editing for business documents. You’ll discover effective routes for thinking about structure as well as insights into writing techniques, language and presentation.  Delegates are invited to bring examples of their own documents to use as worked examples during the course. Expect an interactive day packed with activities, discussion, practical ideas and learning based on real experience of producing reports in a wide range of workplace settings.

Who should attend
The course is for staff who write and edit business documents for either 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 – it will benefit anyone who regularly writes or edits reports as part of their work.

Learning Outcomes
  • Improving both the process of writing and the relevance
  • Planning your report – the impact of understanding purpose and audience
  • 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: Hilary Phillips

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
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