Course Title: Report Writing & Presentation Skills for Managers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6016 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Principal Technical Officer)

Course Title: Report Writing & Presentation Skills for Managers

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This module aims to provide participants with the skills to write, commission, present and evaluate workplace reports.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EB020 Report Writing & Presentation Skills for Managers

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner should be able to:
1. Identify types and functions of reports written at their workplace.
2. Use clear and concise style of writing for business and technical purposes.
3. Identify ways of gathering information for a range of reports.
4. Write reports and letters in appropriate structure and format.
5. Write executive summaries.
6. Identify the circulation of report.
7. Develop reporting pro-formas.
8. Commission a report.
9. Evaluate a report.
10. Present a report to management in semi-formal style.
11. Prepare for formal presentations of a report.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment for this module will consist of the following:
 1 x set of written business documents (e.g. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, memorandum, meeting agenda, meeting minutes, etc).
 1 x formal report
 1 x presentation of a formal report