EFFECTIVE REPORT WRITING FOR CLERKS
A Clerk’s role includes a great deal of time spent on writing minutes, letters and reports, but each of these documents has a different style.
We'll aim to answer the following questions:
What headings and layout should I use to engage the reader?
How can I improve my report style to look more professional?
How much background information should I include?
Are my reports too detailed?
This course also covers writing a report which you may want to release as a story or announcement.
This course is recommended for all clerks and administrative assistants who write reports to their councils.
Setting out your report, identifying your audience
Researching and selecting the information to include in your report
The importance of your report’s conclusion or summary
How to write a professional report, including the use of good grammar
How to write a good story for a press release
By the end of this course you will
Feel more confident in writing future reports
Be able to produce clearer reports to present your research to your council
When & where
We are planning to run this course in Summer 2020
£45 includes refreshments, course handouts and a course certificate
20% discount for NPTS subscribers: £36
This is a new course so there is no feedback available yet.
Clerks can gain 1 CPD point from attending this course.