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Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: MemCons Training Center,
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Technical reports are often used as the basis to support critical decision-making within an organization, so the ability to communicate new ideas, information, proposals or recommendations efficiently and accurately to others is vital.
Many engineers and technical personnel lack confidence in their ability to write about technical concepts and ideas in a language that will be properly understood by the reader; yet the tools and techniques associated with this skill can be learned and developed.
By attending this 2-day course you'll learn, step by step, how to shape your thoughts and structure, draft and write clear and concise technical reports.

Who Should Attend this Writing Skills Workshop
This Technical Report Writing workshop is designed for all engineering disciplines or technical personnel at all levels, who are required to produce written work and reports on a regular basis. It is especially useful for people who must communicate technical data to non-technical readers.

On completion of this course Participants will:
• Assess their current technical report writing practices and set goals for improvement
• Write in a High Impact style that will result in clear, readable and useful technical reports
• Write, edit and proofread reports quickly, confidently and effectively
• Package information in a way that helps the reader follow the logic of a report
• Plan content using MemCons Technical Report Planner
• Incorporate graphs, statistics and visuals to explain and support technical data
• Write effective Executive Summaries
• Explain technical information to non-technical readers.

Course Content (2-days)

Technical report writing essentials
• Addressing the needs of different readers
• The technical reader
• The decision maker
• Bringing technical writing to life
• The right words
• The right style

Setting tone and style
• Demonstrating professional credibility
• Making the text readable
• Avoiding style-traps

Organizing your thoughts
• Structuring the material
• Developing a route through complex issues
• Producing the report outline
• Developing a formal hierarchy
• Using appendices and reference

Writing specialist documents
• Research findings
• Technical specifications
• Background reports
• Feasibility assessments
• Reports to statutory regulators

The report writing process
• Gathering and sorting material
• Presenting information for impact
• 8 steps to the successful report

Using data effectively
• Where the data is best placed
• Tables, charts and illustrations
• Numbering and captions

The final draft of the report
• Making it clear
• Making it concise



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