Report Writing Skill



Business reports are a company’s primary tool to disseminate information and support critical decision -making ideas.A well-written report is one’s best advocate for almost any course. It takes a great amount of skill and practice to communicate information in a document.

This course has been designed exclusively to coach participants on writing a report with ease and great style, whilst learning the secrets of writing a perfect report.


Upon completion of this training programme, participants will be able to:

a)    Analyse their audience and tailor the content to their specific needs

b)    Gather data efficiently and select the relevant information for the readers

c)    Use best practice in structuring the document by using a number of easy-to-learn report-writing techniques

d)    Avoid the top-10 catastrophic mistakes made during report writing

e)    Ensure that their reports are well-structured

f)    Create reports that flow logically and look professional

g)    Assess the best places to use graphics, and choose the right image to support your content

h)    Produce reports that enhance the image of both the report writer and the organization


1. The Objectives of Report Writing

a)  Reports- The Definition

b)  The Purpose of Reports

c)   The Type of Reports

d)  Setting Clear Objectives

2. The Audience

a)         The Wide Array of Readers

b)         What Readers want to Read

c)         Understanding their Preferences

d)         Reaching Out to the Masses

3. Planning the Report: The Structure, Outline & Design

a)         The Backbone- A Great Structure

b)         Mind Mapping the Outline

c)         Deciding on the Burger- The Introduction, Body & Conclusion

d)         Organising the Content in Accordance to the Objective

4. The Data Collection Process

a)  The Mind & Data Dump

b)  Gathering Data Efficiently from Various Sources

c)  Data Consolidation- What’s Needed and What’s Not

5. Developing a Great Style

a)  K.I.S.S (Keep it Short & Simple)

b)  Simplistic, Not Bombastic

c)  Get them Hooked (The Hook)

d)  British versus American

e)  The Top 10 Mistakes

6.The Drafts

a)  Staying Focused to the Objectives

b)  The Four Step Drafting Process: Prepare, Draft, Relax & Polish

c)   Using the Right Headings to Capture the Reader’s Attention

d)  Coherence & Cohesion

e)  The Graphics: Adding bullets, tables, charts, graphs, diagrams

f)     Crediting the Sources: Cross-Reference & In-Text Citations

7.  The Front & End Matters of Reports

a)    Cover Page

b)    Title Page

c)    Abstract & Executive Summary

d)    Acknowledgements

e)    Table of Contents

f)    Appendices

g)    Glossary

h)    Reference

8.The Finale

a)    The Final Glance Over

b)    Strategies for Proofreading

c)    Spell-Check, Punctuation-Check, Grammar-Check & Vocab-Check

d)    The Perfect Report Checklist: The Last Glance Over


Anyone who produces reports and needs them to be understood and acted upon.


Bambang Dharmadi


  1. Presentation
  2. Discussion
  3. Case Study
  4. Evaluation


  1. Training Module
  2. Certificate
  3. Jacket or Batik
  4. Qualified Bag
  5. Training Photo
  6. Training room with full AC facilities and multimedia
  7. Once lunch and twice coffee break every day of training
  8. Qualifed Instructor

Time and Place

17 – 19 Juni 2014

Amaris Hotel, Bandung

08.00 am – 04.00 pm

Request for Training Venue: Bandung, Semarang, Jakarta, Surabaya, Balikpapan, Bali, Lombok and Batam

In House Training Depend on request


Special Price :

Rp. 7.500.000,-/participant

(non residential) Min. 2 Participant*


(non residential) Min. 3 Participant*

Payment can be made at the time of registration or transfer through the following accounts :

PT. Bank Mandiri Cabang KH Ahmad Dahlan Yogyakarta Acc. No 137 – 0007597871


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