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Business Report Writing Blog2019-10-23T15:46:54+00:00

Writing Technical Explanations for Non-technical Readers

Teaching trainees how to write technical explanations for non-technical readers Teaching the best practices that result in clear, easy-to-understand technical writing Taught by a business college PhD professor Self-pacing Technical writing course materials all online Many technical writing exercises Activities to practice technical writing for non-technical readers Easy-to-understand lessons A wide variety of examples of technical writing for non-technical readers Five diagnostic technical report writing examinations with evaluation, comments, and coaching by the instructor Technical report writing course materials remain online after graduation for later reference Tuition: $295 Syllabus: The Writing Technical Explanations for Non-technical Readers course teaches the     Read More . . .

Technical Report Writing Course

Teaching trainees how to write technical reports Teaching the best practices for writing technical reports Taught by a business college PhD professor Self-pacing Technical writing course materials all online Training in explaining technical report writing clearly Many technical report writing exercises Activities to practice writing clear business reports that have impact Easy-to-understand lessons A wide variety of examples Five diagnostic technical report writing examinations with evaluation, comments, and coaching by the instructor Technical writing course materials remain online after graduation for later reference Tuition: $295 Syllabus: The Technical Report Writing course will teach you how to prepare technical writing     Read More . . .

Writing Audit Reports Course

Business audit report writing course teaching trainees how to write the clear, informative, objective audit reports Teaching the best practices for writing audit reports Taught by a business college PhD professor Self-pacing Audit report course materials all online Training in understanding facts, inferences, conclusions, and judgments Many audit report writing exercises Activities to practice writing clear audit reports that have impact Easy-to-understand lessons A wide variety of examples of audit reports Five diagnostic writing examinations of the specialized business reports with coaching by the instructor Audit report writing course materials stay online after graduation for later reference Tuition: $295     Read More . . .

Specialized Business Report Writing

Business reports course teaching trainees how to write the specialized business reports they write Business report writing examinations using the trainee's specialized business reports or simulations of them Teaching the best practices for writing the specialized business reports Taught by a business college PhD professor Self-pacing Business reports course materials all online Many business report writing exercises Activities to practice writing clear business reports that have impact Easy-to-understand lessons A wide variety of examples Five diagnostic writing examinations of the specialized business reports with coaching by the instructor Business reports course materials stay online after graduation for later reference     Read More . . .

Business Research Report Writing

Teaches the best practices for writing business research reports Taught by a business college PhD professor Self-pacing All business reports course materials online Many business report writing exercises Training in using sources and writing objectively Activities to practice writing clear business research reports that have impact Easy-to-understand lessons A wide variety of examples Five diagnostic writing examinations of sample business research reports with coaching by the instructor Business research reports course materials stay online after graduation for later reference Tuition: $295 Syllabus: The Business Research Report Writing course will teach you how to prepare business reports summarizing the results     Read More . . .

Business Report Writing Course

Business reports course teaches the best practices for writing business reports Taught by a business college PhD professor Self-pacing All business reports course materials online Many business report writing exercises Activities to practice writing clear business reports that have impact Easy-to-understand lessons A wide variety of business reports examples Five writing examinations of sample business reports Business reports course materials stay online after graduation for later reference Tuition: $295 Syllabus: The Business Report Writing course teaches the skills required to write clear, explicit business reports. The business reports course focuses on the structure critical to all business reports, providing     Read More . . .

How to Use Tables in Business Report Writing

Tables create clear blocks in business report writing. Put information that has a matrix form into a table. Following is an example of data that would be clearer as a table in business report writing because it is a matrix of information: Your daily activities must be restricted to the following limits. You may have no more than six hours of allowed driving, meaning driving that has been assigned to you, to include traveling to the drop-off destination and returning, as well as other activities involving the vehicle, such as vehicle maintenance. That time is compensated at $17 per hour.     Read More . . .

Business Report Writing Using the Right Mix of Facts and Conclusions

In your business report writing, you present the information in such a way that the reader can learn the critical information about the subject without having to review and evaluate the raw data you have used. Your role in writing reports is to reduce the reader’s time from 100 hours of analyzing the data to two hours of reading one source--you. You do the 98 hours of reading, thinking, and synthesizing; you then present it in such a clear, orderly fashion that the reader grasps the concepts in your business report writing after only two hours of reading.     Read More . . .

The Key to Clear, Effective Report Writing

In business report writing, words represent concepts. For example, this is the opening sentence for a block of information in a business report: "Holding training sessions in several remote sites would be better than bringing people in from the field to the home office." These are the key words: training sessions, several remote sites, bringing people in from the field, and home office. Once you open a concept using a word, you must not change the word because the reader may assume that a new word means a new concept. That will create confusion. This business report writing training     Read More . . .

How to Write Headings for Clear Report Writing

In your business report writing, use headings to open blocks. Headings are your fulfillment of the contract with the reader. In the statement of contents, you agreed to explain certain information in the business report writing. The main point sentences state, one topic at a time, the part of the statement of contents contract that you are fulfilling; the headings introduce the main points in good business report writing. Business Report Writing Tip 1: Use the same key words in the headings that you used in the statement of contents. The clearest business report writing uses headings containing the     Read More . . .

How to Write Clear Introductions in Business Report Writing

The introducton to a business report prepares the reader for the rest of the business report, sets the tone, and has impact. Use the strategies explained in this blog in your business report writing to write introductions that will give your reports impact and make them successful in accomplishing your goals. The business report introduction should be short and to the point. It should not include details. You will develop the details for the body of the business report. The business writing report tips that follow will help you write introductions that prepare the writer to read with understanding.     Read More . . .

Best Online Report Writing Training Courses

The Business Writing Center recommends the following five high-quality business report writing courses. BWC421 Business Report Writing The Business Report Writing course teaches the skills required to write clear, explicit business reports. The business reports course focuses on the structure critical to all business reports, providing the basic knowledge any writer can use for all types of business reports. The Business Report Writing course teaches all the best practices that result in clear, professional business reports, from deciding what should go into the business report to preparing the final draft. The business reports course includes five writing samples your     Read More . . .

Use Readability Tests to Check Your Report Writing Health

Evaluate the readability of your report writing regularly. Overly simple report writing may put off your reader and fail to convey the necessary information, while overly complex information can confuse the reader. You must write your business reports so clearly that 100 percent of the readers understand 100 percent of your business reports 100 percent of the time. The average businessperson comprehends at the 9th to 10th grade level.  The average American adult comprehends at the 8th to 9th grade level. More than 20 percent of average adults read at or below the 5th grade level. Report writing that has     Read More . . .

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