Report and Proposal Writing


.Reports allow us to track progress and growth, communicate information to internal and external stakeholders and aid in future decision making and planning. Proposals are crucial to bringing in funding, building business and addressing strategic aims and objectives. 

This course introduces the principles for writing effective reports and proposals. learners will receive grounding in the key considerations and steps for each stage of writing from planning an outline and structure through to publishing a final report or submitting a final proposal. 

Learning objectives
  • Understand the key differences between writing reports and writing proposals 
  • Consider internal and external audiences and how to tailor writing appropriately to meet needs and requirements 
  • Understand how to write professionally, using appropriate language and terminology and with accessibility in mind 
  • Learn about structure, format, references and appendices
  • Understand when and how to use tables, graphs, charts and infographics to present data and information 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion.