6-Hour Virtual Instructor-Led Course
The most common flaw in report writing today is that writers don’t pay enough attention to what their readers need to understand the issue and to approve their recommendations. This session provides participants with the tools they need to write effective reports in a time-efficient manner. Although time is spent on writing skills, the focus is on understanding the readers’ questions and on building strong arguments.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Anyone who is expected to prepare reports in a municipal setting
- Anyone who edits municipal reports
CONTENT TO BE COVERED:
- Understanding what makes a municipal report effective
- Analyzing municipal readers needs and determining their needs
- Reviewing 3 tools to determine the right details
- Building strong arguments
- Writing and editing techniques
- Exploring the municipality’s template (customized)
- Developing a success checker
- Enhancing professional images
METHODS TO BE USED
Participants will be actively involved in exercises and activities designed to improve their understanding of the organization’s template and to improve their writing skills.
The facilitator will work with the client before the session to review their template and to explore any concerns regarding current writing styles.