Report Writing

Course Summary

Leaders have to write many different and varied reports in today’s work environment. How well the report is written depends on the vocabulary used alongside the structure and content. Here we focus on how to write reports including good practices that make the reader want to know more about the report content.

Course Content

  • Course Objectives
  • The Aims of Report Writing
  • The Importance of Good Reports
  • The Report Structure – IMRad
  • Report Title
  • The Summary
  • Writing for the Reader
  • The Rule of the Four C’s
  • Writing with Style
  • Gender Neutral Writing
  • The Introduction
  • Conclusions
  • Recommendations
  • The Main Body of the Report
  • Appendixes
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preparation
  • The Bare Minimum for Reports
  • Good Practices
  • Sentencing
  • Small Words Add Clarity
  • Active and Passive Verbs
  • Technical Terms and Acronyms
  • Visual Aids
  • The Gunning Fog Index
Teaching and Assessment
This course combines group discussions and practical exercises. Candidates will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no set entry requirements for this course although a good command of the English language is essential.
Ways to Study
This course is usually delivered in-company and can be delivered both in-house or public for multi sector audiences
Book your Place
To book a place please click here or call us on 01495 774433

Course Particulars

Duration: 1 day
Maximum Places: 12

Talk to us about this course

If you want to know more about Maxim Business Solutions or call us on:
01495 774433
You may well be able to speak directly to one of our trainers. If not, one of them will call you within 24 hours.


The workshop will take place at Maxim Business Solutions. Suite 13, Pontsychan House, Abersychan, Pontypool, Torfaen. NP4 7BA or a venue to suit our client requirements.


Our training days begin at 9.30 am and end at between 4.30 to 5.00pm depending on the content of the day.
The price includes all training materials, handouts, refreshments and lunch.