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Technical Report Writing

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 17 and Friday, 18 May, 2018
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members: €650
    Non-Members: €775

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email cpdtraining@engineersireland.ie to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    14 hours   C4

Course aim

To refine participants’ report writing skills and enable them to communicate more effectively with their readers.

Learning objectives

On completing this programme, participants will be able to:

  • Plan reports in a more effective manner
  • Recognise the generic features underlying all report structures
  • Understand and overcome their own writing difficulties
  • Structure reports more clearly
  • Write with greater confidence
  • Make more key decisions earlier in the reporting process
  • Present information in a more reader-friendly style

Programme

  • The key features of effective reports
  • Managing time
  • Clarifying the terms of reference
  • Locating, recording and evaluating data
  • Understanding how to make most effective use of each report section
  • Standardising agreed layouts for reports
  • Structuring reports to meet specific reader requirements
  • Reporting with visual impact
  • Writing clear and concise sentences
  • Analysing reports

Trainer's profile

Tiernan Ivory, MA is a Communication Consultant with over ten years’ training experience. He specialises in developing course participants’ abilities in the areas of business writing, presentation skills, leadership skills, meeting management and time management.

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17 May 2018

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.