Increase Your Credibility And Profile With Impactful Reports

Get noticed! Be indispensable at work with the secrets for writing impactful reports that key-decision makers will love.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Latest Updates:

October 2015: all new videos with improved audio quality!

August 2015: now at three 5* reviews and counting!

July 2015: more than 100 students enrolled with one 5* review already

Average lecture time of less than 8 minutes - easy to understand, bite-sized chunks!

*From more than 300 people attending this course face-to-face, 99.6% give me 5 stars and I'm sharing my knowledge with you now for a fraction of the cost*

Specifically aimed at busy executives in medium to large organisations, investing in this course means you will gain:

  • Increased credibility and profile in your organisation
  • A reputation among key decision-makers for producing reports that matter - they will love what you can do for them!
  • Success through positive action taken from your recommendations
  • Transferable skills that will last a lifetime

Knowing how to write impactful reports is a communication skill that is often underestimated - as a result, many reports just end up sitting on a shelf gathering dust! But reports are essential for key decision-makers in any organisation.

I have this knowledge from both sides, having spent more than 20 years in corporate life learning how to write impactful reports the hard way and, as a key decision-maker, trying to make sense of poor reports. I know what works and what doesn't, and I'm giving you the benefit of this experience and knowledge in this course.

If you've ever wasted time putting together a report that hasn't had the impact you wanted, this course is for you. It is specifically designed to help you make your reports easy for others to read and take positive action, which will increase your professional credibility and profile.

You will learn:

  • how to understand what sort of report you're writing
  • how to keep on track with the perfect objective
  • how to structure, lay out and pitch your report for impact
  • how to avoid punctuation, grammar and writing mistakes
  • when and how to include explanatory tables and charts
  • how to proof and perfect your report.

The course is structured in a series of video and text lectures, with downloadable resources, and a summary and quizzes at the end of every section.

Course completion time is approximately 3 hours.

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What are the requirements?

  • Dive straight in! You don't need to prepare or download anything, but we will cover a little bit about using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • You might find it useful to have a notebook and pen handy for writing down any tips you find useful. All information is summarised and provided as downloadable resources in the Summary lectures.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Increase your professional credibility and profile
  • Make readers of your reports take positive action that you've recommended
  • Produce impactful reports that have clarity of purpose, structure and content
  • Become the 'go-to' person for key decision-makers

What is the target audience?

  • This course is only for modern executives who want to make an impact in their workplace by ensuring their skills are the best they can be.
  • This is not a course about how to write effectively, although it does contain some hints and tips about choice of language and common spelling, grammar and punctuation mishaps.
  • This course is for modern executives who want to know how to approach, structure, pitch and perfect their reports for impact.
  • This course is of specific use to anyone working in an organisation where reports are part of the expected skillset.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: And so we begin!
What you get in this course
Preview
06:41
How to get the best from this course
Preview
05:01
Summary of Section 1 (no audio)
01:04
Section 1 Quiz
4 questions
Section 2: Initial focus
Why a report?
09:14
The second secret of being truly impactful
05:19
Summary of Section 2 (no audio)
01:05
Section 2 Quiz
10 questions
Section 3: How to stay on track
Objectives are boring - why bother?
04:03
How to set the perfect objective - 1
09:23
How to set the perfect objective - 2
08:30
01:30

There's no audio on this one - just a bit of fun! It was also previously Lecture 9, so ignore the closing title ...

Summary of Section 3 (no audio)
00:55
Section 3 Quiz
7 questions
Section 4: It's all about the layout
Basic structure
12:51
Laying out your content
09:46
Summary of Section 4 (no audio)
01:19
Section 4 Quiz
15 questions
Section 5: Who are you talking to?
Who's your audience? Pitching your report - 1
08:49
Who's your audience? Pitching your report - 2
09:18
Common writing mishaps and how to get them right! 1
07:30
Common writing mishaps and how to get them right! 2
08:47
Summary of Section 5 (no audio)
01:55
Section 5 Quiz
15 questions
Section 6: A picture paints a thousand words - but only if you get it right!
Data with impact 1: tables
09:22
Data with impact 2: charts
11:50
Summary of Section 6 (no audio)
01:19
Section 6 Quiz
13 questions
Section 7: Proofing and perfecting
Proofing checklist - the words
09:15
Perfecting checklist - the look
10:39
Summary of Section 7 (no audio)
01:18
Section 8: Round up
Delivering on my promise
Preview
03:34
I used ... and also ...
02:05

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Instructor Biography

Ginette Tessier, | trainer | coach | mentor | consultant | entrepreneur |

Award-winning former senior leader, trainer and coach with 20+ years' of experience in strategy, business planning, marketing, insight, research, data analysis, leadership and management. Now Managing Director of Acuitas Limited, offering online training, face-to-face training, coaching, mentoring and consulting for businesses and individuals.

Also mum to Scamp the rescued dog, who runs the day-to-day timekeeping of the office ...

My personal values (discovered through many hours of NLP study to certified trainer level with John Grinder) are:

Happy | Fun | Zest | Purpose | Value

Whatever I do in life, it has to fulfil at least one of these :-)

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