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REPORTING SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL WRITING TRAINING: 4 - 8 JANUARY 2021

REPORTS THAT LEAD TO ACTION

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DAILY ZOOM MEETINGS & OFFLINE STUDY
4 - 8 JANUARY 2021
MAXIMUM NO. OF PARTICIPANTS: 10

COURSE OUTCOMES

This practical course will teach you how to create reports that lead to action and support good project decision-making. You will learn a process for reporting that will reduce wasted time and deadline stress and lead to writing that has greater impact.

Through a combination of coached, live sessions on Zoom and self-study (downloadable course videos, worksheets and extra materials) you will learn how to:

  • Set reporting objectives and select the most appropriate data collection methods
  • Analyse data and draw conclusions / identify lessons learned
  • Plan your writing around the report objectives and reader's needs
  • Organise your ideas in a logical, persuasive way
  • Communicate clearly and in a way that keeps your readers interested and alert

The course addresses the challenges faced by development professionals in reporting and professional writing in a way that allows for maximum practical work. While you will get all the theory you need, you will learn the steps and tools in a way that you can apply time after time after the course is over so that:

  • You will always know what to do each time you report
  • Your reports will be actionable - contributing to better managed, more responsive projects and better results
  • Your reports will take less time and be of higher quality
 

HOW IT WORKS

LIVE SESSIONS & OFF-LINE STUDY

This is combination of daily live video sessions conducted using ZOOM and off-line self study.

As soon as you sign up you get immediate, lifetime access to all the course materials - downloadable course videos, worksheets and extra materials. Each day, for 5 consecutive days, we meet live at 10:30 UTC (see current UTC time here) for around 60 – 90 minutes to review / preview and deal with questions. Each day you are given tasks (videos and exercises) to complete before the next session.

PERSONAL WORK REVIEW

Also included is a Personal Work Review. In the week following the course you can send your own report for personal, one-to-one feedback from the instructor.

CERTIFICATE

After the course is completed you will be issued your certificate.

“Thanks for going through my report and all the recommendations. I really enjoyed the report analysis you did. My report writing will never be the same again.” - Robson Vambe, TechnoServe, Zimbabwe

COURSE CURRICULUM


  INTRODUCTIONS
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  DAY 1 - WEBINAR 1
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  DAY 2 - WEBINAR 2
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  DAY 3 - WEBINAR 3
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  DAY 4 - WEBINAR 4
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"I have started to apply the skills I gained from the online training almost immediately. I found the course to be highly relevant and eye-opening. I would recommend the course to anyone who has to prepare written reports in their work." - Haifa Naeem, Consultant, Anti-Corruption Commission, Maldives

"I've never experienced a course like ELD before. It's amazing, effective and enhanced my English writing." - Nazrul Islam, District Facilitator, UNDP Bangladesh

"The course was engaging and relevant. Neil was able to deliver the course in a manner that was simple and easy to understand." - Yvonne Manase, Public Health Cosultant, Zimbabwe

"I've learnt what I needed. I have a better understanding of the principles of professional writing and the writing process. I have been able to apply the learned skills to my writing and I appreciate the change. If I had had it earlier, I would have written better reports!" - Florence Naluyinda-Kitabire, Public Health Consultant, Uganda

 

COMBINES FACE-TO-FACE SESSIONS WITH FLEXIBLE OFF-LINE STUDY


LIFETIME ACCESS TO ALL TRAINING MATERIALS AND VIDEOS

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PERSONAL WORK REVIEW

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