Course Detail(MP142v : Essential Skills In Technical Report Writing (Live Webinar))

MP142v : Essential Skills In Technical Report Writing (Live Webinar)

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Live Webinar

Programme Objective
 
Written communication in a professional setting poses a number of challenges for most. Anyone involved in technical work will quickly discover the challenges presented when trying to communicate their ideas, information, proposals and recommendations to others in writing.  All too often, the impact of many hours of work can hinge on the ability to explain the results, put across the facts or state the recommendation effectively to others.
This workshop introduces and reinforces the necessary skills required to complete reports in a clear, concise and objective manner. These include:

  • Understanding techniques that help translate complex and innovative ideas into clear, logical and technically accurate documents
  • Be mindful of how technical and non-technical reports absorb information

Helping the readers of your report(s) take action or make decisions effectively

Programme Outline


Module 1: Perfecting writing skills

  • The basics: Grammar, Punctuation, Passive voice
  • 3Cs – Be clear, Be Concise, Be Convincing
  • Sentence and paragraph construction
  • Tonality of writing

Module 2: Guidelines to Consider in Report Writing

  • Overview of the communication process and its implications
  • Primary and secondary audiences
  • Information structures

Module 3: The Technical Report Writing Process

  • Parts of the report
  • Developing a report introduction
  • Putting across recommendations and analysis effectively
  • Strong conclusions and recommendations for both audiences
  • Tips on writing effective executive summaries which provide the reader with a clear overview
  • Writing, reviewing and editing

Module 4: Practical Application and Strategies

  • General guidelines
  • How much information is enough?


Pre-requisites

 

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


Training Methodology

This workshop will be interactive with a number of group activities and this will help the participants recognize the essential skills involved in technical report writing.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

This full day workshop is recommended for professionals, executives and managers whose role requires them to write on technical issues to both a technical and non-technical audience.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

17 Sep 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Madeline Ernest

Date & Time

14 May 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Madeline Ernest

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Madeline Ernest

Madeline Ernest is a Senior Consultant of Training Edge International and has more than 10 years of experience in education and in-house training. Madeline has a varied and exciting career path.  She started as an educator.  After which, she made the exciting leap into the world of advertising and brand communications where she chalked up 14 years of valuable experience at renowned global agencies working on prestigious international brands, including Visa International, Samsung and adidas.  She left the world of advertising in 2009 to purse an MBA at James Cook University (Singapore).


The ability to engage, influence and inspire comes easily to Madeline as its part of her DNA. Madeline has a unique advantage of blending her experiences from the vibrant advertising industry that is underpinned with her training as a qualified educator.  Having been trained as an educator, Madeline is able to help simplify language rules, provide strategies, avoiding language pitfalls on how best to handle different aspects of professional writing.


Madeline has facilitated training sessions on a wide spectrum of topics, which broadly fall into the cluster areas of Branding, Communication and Effectiveness. Madeline is an enthusiastic and creative trainer. She has trained senior management and non-executive staff alike and is able to pitch the content accordingly.

Programme Objective
 
Written communication in a professional setting poses a number of challenges for most. Anyone involved in technical work will quickly discover the challenges presented when trying to communicate their ideas, information, proposals and recommendations to others in writing.  All too often, the impact of many hours of work can hinge on the ability to explain the results, put across the facts or state the recommendation effectively to others.
This workshop introduces and reinforces the necessary skills required to complete reports in a clear, concise and objective manner. These include:

  • Understanding techniques that help translate complex and innovative ideas into clear, logical and technically accurate documents
  • Be mindful of how technical and non-technical reports absorb information

Helping the readers of your report(s) take action or make decisions effectively

Programme Outline


Module 1: Perfecting writing skills

  • The basics: Grammar, Punctuation, Passive voice
  • 3Cs – Be clear, Be Concise, Be Convincing
  • Sentence and paragraph construction
  • Tonality of writing

Module 2: Guidelines to Consider in Report Writing

  • Overview of the communication process and its implications
  • Primary and secondary audiences
  • Information structures

Module 3: The Technical Report Writing Process

  • Parts of the report
  • Developing a report introduction
  • Putting across recommendations and analysis effectively
  • Strong conclusions and recommendations for both audiences
  • Tips on writing effective executive summaries which provide the reader with a clear overview
  • Writing, reviewing and editing

Module 4: Practical Application and Strategies

  • General guidelines
  • How much information is enough?


Pre-requisites

 

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


Training Methodology

This workshop will be interactive with a number of group activities and this will help the participants recognize the essential skills involved in technical report writing.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

This full day workshop is recommended for professionals, executives and managers whose role requires them to write on technical issues to both a technical and non-technical audience.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Madeline Ernest

Madeline Ernest is a Senior Consultant of Training Edge International and has more than 10 years of experience in education and in-house training. Madeline has a varied and exciting career path.  She started as an educator.  After which, she made the exciting leap into the world of advertising and brand communications where she chalked up 14 years of valuable experience at renowned global agencies working on prestigious international brands, including Visa International, Samsung and adidas.  She left the world of advertising in 2009 to purse an MBA at James Cook University (Singapore).


The ability to engage, influence and inspire comes easily to Madeline as its part of her DNA. Madeline has a unique advantage of blending her experiences from the vibrant advertising industry that is underpinned with her training as a qualified educator.  Having been trained as an educator, Madeline is able to help simplify language rules, provide strategies, avoiding language pitfalls on how best to handle different aspects of professional writing.


Madeline has facilitated training sessions on a wide spectrum of topics, which broadly fall into the cluster areas of Branding, Communication and Effectiveness. Madeline is an enthusiastic and creative trainer. She has trained senior management and non-executive staff alike and is able to pitch the content accordingly.


Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

17 Sep 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 337.05
For Non-Members: $ 404.46

Programme Facilitator(s)

Madeline Ernest

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore