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Writing Reports and Proposals Course Details

Workshop objectives include:

Learn the value of good written communications.

Develop paragraphs that introduce, connect, develop, and conclude some part of an idea.

Prepare reports and proposals that inform, persuade, and provide information.

Learn how to proofread your work so you are confident it is clear, concise, complete, and correct

Provide an opportunity to apply these skills in real work applications.




Document formatting knowledge or MS Word experience. This is a computer-based course. Please let your sales representative know if you are not able to bring your own laptop with. A computer can be hired for you to use at an additional cost.


1 Days


$183.80 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

PC Hire:

$25   *Bring a PC

Note: information may change without notice.

About Writing Reports and Proposals

A course on writing effective reports and persuasive proposals.

Course Outline

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

  • Paragraphs
    • Next, participants will learn how to create topic sentences for paragraphs.
  • Emphasis
    • During this session, participants will explore ways to create emphasis.
  • Unity and Coherence
    • This session will teach participants how to create unity in their report.
  • The Stages of Report Writing
    • The bulk of the second day will be spent exploring the four stages of report writing: investigation, planning, writing, and revising.
  • Formal Reports
    • During this session, participants will look at the additional components of a formal report.
  • How to Use Headings
    • This session will provide a brief introduction to laying out a report.
  • Charts and Graphs
    • Next, participants will learn the right way to add charts and graphs to their report.
  • Writing Proposals
    • During this session, participants will learn how writing a proposal is different from writing a report.
  • The Finishing Touches
    • This session will look at finishing touches for a report, including steps in the persuasion process, how to design your message, and how to deal with tough questions.
  • Practical Application
    • To wrap up the workshop, participants will peer edit each others' work.
  • Workshop Wrap-Up
    • At the end of the workshop, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.

Scheduled Dates

To apply for a booking, click on the relevant "Book Here" link below.
Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

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Fri 19 May 20171 daysBook Here
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