Effective Business Writing and Reporting

Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 575 GBP excl. VAT
Location: London
Next available date: 16/11/2017 09:30 - London

Course Description

A course by Quorum Training - part of the Wilmington Group

Effective Business Writing and Reporting - 1 day training course in London

Good writing skills are essential for businesses to enable them to communicate internally and with external parties. Poor writing can lead to misunderstanding, delays, reputational issues and loss of business. Effective reports enable essential decisions to be made and communicated at all levels in a business. Understanding what information is needed, how the information should be presented is important both for impact and ease of access. The use of effective executive summaries, visual aids and well -structured standard report formats help make reports more effective. This participative course introduces key principles of effective business writing through a range of real life examples and practical activities. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the key principles learnt in a range of practical exercises.

Participants will leave the course able to:

  • Identify the features of effective business writing and incorporate them into their own correspondence and reports
  • Write clearly and concisely so as to avoid ambiguity and retain the reader’s attention
  • Avoid common obstructions to effective written communications, such as poor sentence or paragraph construction
  • Write in an appropriate tone, depending on the purpose and readership of the written communication
  • Present information in a visually appealing and easy to assimilate way

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is ideal for anyone with an interest in or responsible for writing reports, letters and other correspondence, or involved in preparing and producing publications for both internal and external customers and other third parties.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course is accredited for 6 CPD hours.

Training Course Content

  • Successful business writing
  • The importance of planning
  • Guidelines for clear and concise writing
  • Eliminating waffle from reports
  • Writing effective introductions
  • The importance of conclusions
  • Making recommendations in reports
  • The importance of editing
  • A practical checklist for reviewing written communications


Contact Quorum for pricing details of this course.

To arrange this course as an in-house course, prices start from £1,750 and include pre-course discussions with the trainer, supporting course materials and delivery of a practical, interactive course that meets your training needs.

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