In this 1 day online course you will learn how to write reports and business cases that have impact, are well-structured and easy to understand. Good written communication facilitates action. The course is practical, interactive and fun. You will return to work understanding how you enhance all your communications to deliver impact for you and your organisation.
Course price includes:
Perth’s best facilitators and coaches
Live, facilitator-led and interactive online training with small groups for maximum impact
This live, facilitator-led Writing Reports & Business Cases training course is delivered to you online at your computer. You still have all the benefits of interacting with our facilitators in real-time, just at your office or home desk. You can ask questions both during the training and afterwards with our free post-course help desk.
This course is practical, interactive and fun. Well-known, proven theories are translated into easy-to-understand concepts and techniques by our experienced training consultants. Participants will return to work understanding what they can do to enhance their performance and put learning into practice.
8:30am to 3:30pm
Setting the context
Preparing to write
Where do I start?
Why do we write?
Defining your objectives
Understanding your reader
Researching your topic
A systematic approach to writing
You’re ready to write
Structuring your reports
Making your report readable
Writing a report
Writing a business case
What is a business case?
Structuring a business case
Polishing your document
Presentation of your document
Application of learning back at work
References and further reading
Develop a systematic approach to the pre-writing stage;
Recognise the steps for writing in plain language;
Identify the purpose of writing a report and business case;
Examine 4 different report structures;
Outline ways to guide their readers through the report;
Outline the 4 steps of writing to persuade;
Identify the difference between a business case and a business proposal;
Determine the reasons for a business case not being approved;
Outline effective techniques for polishing your documents; and
Use case studies and examples to write a report and business case
This program requires no previous experience or training.
“The best feature of this course was the structure of business cases” Bradley from Fortescue Metals Group
“Broke down the writing process into sections and provided a guide” Joel from Forest Products Commission
“I came away with the knowledge and tools to apply to some of the tasks of my role” Donna from Department of Communities
“Included a nice amount of engaging activities and information and resources to refer back to” Katelyn from Department of Communities
“Great examples of clear and concise writing” Brenda from Department of Health
“The best part of this course are the 4 clear take home points” Suzanne
“This course met my expectations and will assist with workplace writing” Gavin from Serco
“Great clarity surrounding the structure of report writing” Jacqui from Serco
“Gave me a good idea how to research and start writing business reports” Peter from City of Armadale
“The best part of this course was learning how to deal with common problems faced when writing these reports” Ben from EMR Golden Grove
“I enjoyed the practical workshopping of a business case” Fiona Department of Health
“I enjoyed the practical use of skills as a group” Shelley from Fiona Stanley Hospital
“Useful tools I can implement at my workplace” Trinity from Department of Fire and Emergency Services
“Helpful examples and templates. Provided a good structure to work from” Sue from Carers WA
“A great course. The presenter did very well in the virtual environment” Michelle from Alta-1 College
“I gained further clarity around developing policies and procedures” Kelly from Alta-1 College
“Filled with practical examples and lots of feedback” Karen from Department of Health
“The best part of this course was writing and discussing policy” Tricia from Department of Health
“A course very connected to the goal and focused throughout” Cormac from Dental Health Services
“The best feature of this course was doing the practical exercises in teams” Nam from Department of Health