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Technical Report Writing - London

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Salisbury House

29 Finsbury Circus

London

EC2M 5QQ

United Kingdom

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Suitable for:

Anyone required to produce technical or semi-technical reports that need to be logical, structured and clearly understandable to both the specialist and the non-specialist.For those new to report writing or those who want a refresher or to establish a professional approach to business writing.

Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

    • Write technical reports that are clear, concise and effective

    • Use a systematic approach to structure and layout

    • Apply practical techniques to organise information

    • Be confident in the use of plain English and good punctuation

    • Use references, appendices, figures and graphics effectively

            Programme

            Introduction & Workshop Objectives

            • What we are going to cover today.

            Key Points

            • Barriers to communication through the written word

            • The importance of readability

            • Personal style

            • Getting the brief right

            • Understanding readers

            • The advantages of a systematic approach

            Planning and Preparation

            • Establishing the scope and purpose

            • Constraints of time and money

            • Confidentiality

            • The collection, selection and arrangement of information

            Structure and Sequence

            • Sequencing and layout

            • Tables, figures and appendices

            • Dealing with abstracts and summaries

            • The body of the report

            • Conclusions and recommendations

            • Using references and bibliography

            Language use andPersonal Style

            • A refresher on punctuation

            • Using plain English

            • Paragraph and sentence structure

            • Clarity and brevity

            • Identifying your ‘voice’ and personalclichés

            Standards and Conventions

            • ‘House style’ and best practice

            • The use of diagrams and tabulations

            • Headings and labels.

            Technical Report Writing in Practice

            • Developing a professional approach

            • Building the technical report

            • Reviewing and providing feedback

            Checking forQuality

            • Proofreading

            • Layout analysis

            • Revising and editing

            The Way Forward

            • Taking ideas back to the workplace and putting them into action


            FAQs

            What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

            FROM MOORGATE: Walk down Moorgate towards the City and turn left at the traffic lights into London Wall. The entrance to Salisbury House is about 50 yards on the left-hand side.

            FROM LIVERPOOL STREET: Take the main exit from the station (by McDonalds). Cross the road and walk down Old Broad Street. At the traffic lights turn right onto London Wall. Walk along London Wall and through the traffic lights. When you see “Pizza Express” you are nearly there so continue walking along London Wall. The entrance to Salisbury House is on your right.

            FROM BANK TUBE STATION: Take Exit 2 and turn immediately right into Prince’s Street. Go straight across first set of traffic lights on to Moorgate. Turn right at next set of traffic lights on to London Wall. The entrance to Salisbury House is about 50 yards down the road on the left-hand side.

            We recommend that you do not drive to the training venue.

            How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

            You can contact us by emailing info@gbclearning.co.uk or calling 020 7256 6668.

            What's the refund policy?

            Full refund up to 14 days before course. Substitute a delegate at any time up to previous day by phone or email to let us know the new delegate's name

            Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

            Yes please.

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            Salisbury House

            29 Finsbury Circus

            London

            EC2M 5QQ

            United Kingdom

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            Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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