Report Writing; Considerations and Best Practices

Report Writing; Considerations and Best Practices
850 Oval Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695

Audience

This course equips professionals who write reports and communicate with technical expertise, including:

  • Team Leaders and Supervisors
  • Quality Control Personnel
  • Quality Assurance Personnel
  • Regulatory Personnel
  • Research and Development Personnel
  • Management

Description

Take command of your report and learn how to write clear, accurate, and easy-to-read professional records that boost your team’s work.

In our course, participants acquire techniques and tools to better organize, write, and edit reports and other technical documents.

We cover important topics like developing a document using an outline, choosing a format, and identifying the audience. Students also brush up on editing skills and
learn how to cut run-on sentences and repetitive verbiage. As a class, we review sentence structure, author’s voice, common grammatical errors, punctuation, and commonly misused words.

The entire course helps students communicate in ways that promote clarity and understanding.

Topics Include

This 1-day, 8-hour course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • What Is Technical Writing
  • Where Is Technical Writing Used
  • Benefits of Being a Good Technical Writer
  • Consequences of Being a Bad Technical Writer
  • How to Write a Great Technical Document in 6 Easy Steps
  • Figures and Tables
  • Abbreviations Defined
  • Correctly Citing References
Class Dates
  • March 17, 2018
Class Days & Times
  • Sat - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Class Level
Beginner
Instructor
Catherine Middelberg
Lecture Hours
8.00
Lab Hours
0.00
Total Contact Hours
8
Building
BTEC
Room
120
Format
Face-to-Face
Course ID
188300