Writing Reports and Proposals
People regularly struggle with writing reports and proposals and this course offers the techniques and tools they need to master this type of writing. Whether this involves producing a report on a product analysis, inventory, feasibility studies, or something else, report writing is a skill that will be used again and again.
In Writing Reports and Proposals, participants will learn four stages of report writing, and nine tips for effective writing that will help them create materials that are engaging and understandable. In addition, students will learn about using persuasive language as a means to get noticed and increase buy-in.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to prepare reports and proposals that inform, persuade, and provide information. And most importantly, these reports and proposals will get read.
Used in conjunction with LGS’s Business Writing That Works course, participants will hone their writing skills in order to produce effective written materials.
Session One: Course Overview
Session Two: The Stages of Report Writing
Session Three: The First Stage – Investigating
Session Four: The Second Stage – Planning
Session Five: The Third Stage – Writing
Session Six: The Fourth Stage – Revising
Session Seven: Using Headings
Session Eight: Using Charts and Graphs
Session Nine: The Proposal
Session Ten: Persuasion
Session Eleven: Practical Application
Session Twelve: Giving Credit
Recommended Reading List
Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
Personal Action Plan