Writing Business Reports & Proposals

Who should attend?

Those who are required to design and compose technical and non-technical reports who feel an organised approach would be more effective.

Why should you attend?

Delegates will gain confidence and enhance their ability to produce clear, concise and effective reports in good English.

Course outline

Course delegates are requested where possible; to bring an example of a typical report they may write at work. This will be treated in confidence.

  • Report writing: barriers to communication, understanding the objective of the report, getting the brief right, the format, the advantage of a systematic approach
  • Planning and preparation: the writer, the reader and material. Focusing on the purpose
  • Collection, selection and arrangement of material
  • Writing using English: punctuation, headings and layout
  • Structure and sequence: the synopsis, the table of contents, list of appendices, the introduction, summary of recommendations, the body of the report, conclusions, list of references, bibliography
  • Illustrating the report: the validity of the illustration, the use of diagrams and tabulations, labelling, impacting, the use of professionals
  • Checking revision: typing, checking the layout.


For those seeking recognition for their learning, this course is based on the ILM unit: Writing For Business. Successful completion of the assignment will result in the achievement in 1 credit at Level 3.


For those seeking to achieve a qualification at Level 3, you will need to achieve a further 3 credits for the ILM Award or 12 credits for the ILM Certificate.


Course: £205.00 +VAT

Time & Location

9:30AM until 1:00PM @ Online via MS Teams

There are currently no dates available for this course