New! Mastering Report Writing Skills for Officers – September 3rd at 11am Online

Course Synopsis:

 

In an era where informed decision-making and transparency are paramount, the ability to craft effective and comprehensive reports is essential for council staff. “Mastering Report Writing Skills for Council Staff” is a hands-on workshop designed to enhance your report writing abilities, ensuring your contributions support council decision-making processes effectively and transparently.

This workshop will cover:

 

  1. The Importance of Written Reports:
    • Understanding how written reports aid in decision-making and provide an audit trail.
    • Exploring the role of reports in capturing the council’s thinking and facilitating the consideration of confidential matters.
  2. Using AI to Enhance Report Writing:
    • Integrating AI and other tools to streamline the report writing process.
    • Leveraging AI for better accuracy, consistency, and efficiency in report creation.
  3. Types of Reports:
    • Identifying various report layout types and their specific uses.
    • Adapting report styles to suit different purposes and audiences.
  4. The Benefits of Using Written Reports:
    • Analysing the advantages of written documentation in council decisions.
    • Ensuring that decisions are well-documented and justifiable.
  5. Who Should Write Reports?:
    • Determining the appropriate authorship for council reports.
    • Delegating report writing responsibilities effectively within the council.
  6. What Should Be Included in a Report?:
    • Identifying the key elements that make up a comprehensive council report.
    • Ensuring all necessary information is presented clearly and concisely.
  7. How to Structure a Council Report:
    • Learning the best practices for structuring a council report.
    • Crafting reports that are logical, clear, and easy to navigate.

By the end of this workshop, council staff will be equipped with the skills to write clear, well-structured, and impactful reports that enhance council decision-making and maintain a transparent, accountable governance process.

Course Tutor: Breakthrough Communications

Running time: 2 hours

Remote Access: Joining instructions will be issued closer to the time

Cancellation: A full refund will be given if 14 days or more notice prior to the date of the training course is given. However, this could cause an event to be cancelled if it becomes uneconomic to run.

Members £50 per ticket

Associate County Association Members: £50 per ticket

Non-members £100 per ticket

 

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Date

Sep 03 2024

Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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