Communication: Effective Technical Report Writing for Engineers and Technical Professionals [Remote Online Training]

Schedules : January 13-22, 2021 ,  
Location : Remote Online Learning Country : Malaysia
Scheme : SBL      
Contact Person : Li Choo / Nora Liza / Josephine / Norsyamira      
Contact Email : Contact Tel : 03-62867200
  Registration Fee (Per Participant)
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1 RM 911.60 RM 996.40

This course will aid participants to develop skills and apply effective techniques in planning, organising and writing reports. Participants will also be aware of other factors that constitute good technical report writing. 

Course Contents

Plain English in Clear Writing
  • Avoiding wordy language
  • Replacing outdated and redundant phrases
  • Common errors in language 

Grammar Matters
  • Various Tenses used in technical report
  • Agreement of subject and verb in reports
  •  Passive voice construction to describe processes
  • Misplaced and Dangling modifiers that hinder the flow
  • Parallel Construction that brings balance to structure in sentences
  • Punctuation that brings sense to sentences 

Types of Illustration/Graphics - how to use and interpret for effective communication
  • Tables/ Pie charts/ Bar Graphs/ Line Graphs 
  • Photographs and organisational diagrams 

Parts of a Report
Group activity –Report Structure
  • Completing section names of a generic report
  • Identifying key language for each section 
  • Writing Headings in parallel structure

Group Work-Analysing sample reports

Group Work-Writing a report

Discussion-Stages in the report writing process

Group Exercise-preparing and organising outline of report

Group Exercise-writing out draft of report and discussion with trainer

Refining and Editing Report

Preparing the PowerPoint Presentation

Presentation of Reports by Group Leader and Feedback

Who Should Attend

This course can be attended by all technicians, engineers and managers who need to brush up on their fluency and accuracy in writing reports.

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