Writing Effective Reports and Proposals

This course will provide participants with skills and knowledge to write effective business reports, and proposals. Participants will learn to write in a persuasive, informative manner and target writing styles to suit a wide range of reports including board papers, business reports, submission papers and project documents.

Learning Outcomes

  • Techniques for writing reports and proposals
  • To develop paragraphs that introduce, connect, develop, and conclude some part of an idea
  • To prepare reports and proposals that inform, persuade, and provide information
  • To learn how to proofread your work so you are confident it is clear, concise, complete, and correct
  • To provide an opportunity to apply these skills in real work applications

What Will Be Covered?

  • The Four C’s: Clear, concise, complete, correct
  • Constructing paragraphs
  • Readability index
  • The Persuasion process
  • POWER: The five stages of report writing
  • Direct vs. indirect approach
  • Report writing: structure, tables, graphs and citing sources
  • Editing and revising
  • Reports vs. Proposals
  • Skills practice
  • Key take aways and Personal Action Plan


Our training programs are practical with lots of interaction and discussion between the participants. During this two-day workshop participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and are encouraged to develop and work on individual action plans in a consultative and controlled environment.


A pre program questionnaire which is designed to assist you in receiving the best outcome and return on investment from your training. There is only a short amount of time to transfer the message so Sarden Learning will try to gain an insight into your company's background, processes, issues and culture so we are able to deliver an outstanding service for you.

Training Investment Price Quotes

Our quotes are completely inclusive, meaning our firm quote includes:
  • All needs assessment discussions
  • All training development
  • All training customization
  • All training materials
  • Training delivery
  • All travel related costs and expenses
  • You receive one invoice when the training is completed. No surprises.
Format:1 day
Venue:onsite and offsite
Max participants:20
Contact Us For further information Call 1300 783 987 info@sardengroup.com.au
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