Technical Report Writing Skills Training Course Material


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Bottom line: If you’re looking to present a training course on technical report writing skills, Oak Innovation has all the content you’ll need to do things right.

To offer training courses that meet your audience’s needs, you’ve got to have the right content.

That’s where our training course material will help.

In particular, this technical report writing skills training course will meet the challenges faced by general operatives and line managers who need to write technical reports as part of their duties.

Let’s explore what you will receive.

What you’ll get

  • 68-page facilitator manual.
  • 48-page participant manual.
  • 76 powerpoint slides.
  • Practical exercises.
  • Further reading.
  • Course evaluation form.
  • Action plan.

Learning objectives

At the end of this training course your participants will be able to:

  • Identify obstacles to effective technical report writing.
  • Understand technical reports.
  • Understand a range of tools and techniques.
  • Use these techniques to build an effective process.
  • Explain the benefits of effective report writing.

Course overview

Technical-report writing is firmly established as a key business skill.

To understand technical report writing within an organization and how to start writing and editing a report, course participants will be introduced to the importance of these reports.

The course targets people serious about developing their technical report writing skills, and who are ready to bring their learning to the next level.

Course outline

Below, we break down how you can present the 4 key sections of this training course.

1. Introduce your audience to technical reports

One of the most important parts of presenting this course is ensuring that the content targets the needs of your audience. It is important to put yourself in the shoes of your audience.

What do they need to learn?

What is the source of their headaches?

How can you entice them to learn from you?

Right away, you can use the content provided to:

  • Examine total quality management and regulatory information.
  • Explore common problems that can happen while writing technical reports.

These are areas we frequently hear from clients with project management training needs.

Consider including some personal experiences to help your audience identify more with the content.

2. Focus on preparing to write

If you’re new to this content (or just someone who have the time to create everything from scratch), we’d suggest using the training course material to explore the following essential elements of a report:

  • Layout.
  • Information sequencing.
  • Illustrations.
  • Simplicity of expression.

These discussions will help your audience to develop more awareness. And, it will build more practical skills.

3. Teach your audience how to structure the report

For best results, we suggest that you include company or industry-specific content based on what you know about your audience.

You need to pick examples that will suit your audience. And the ones you select will largely depend on business needs.

Instruct your audience on areas like layout, style, and tone guidelines as these aspects form part of every excellently produced technical report.

4. How to start writing and editing the report

If you’ve written any technical report, you already know how important the actual writing and editing of the report actually is.

This section outlines insights so your audience can create better technical reports with ease.

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  • Learn how to deal with difficult people.
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Focused on what your audience is searching for

Did you know that we link our course development process with Google’s dynamic “people also ask” search feature?

That way, you get content that is always practical and relevant.

Here are the top questions that we’re seeing people asking about technical report writing skills:

  1. What are the skills required for a technical writer?
  2. What are examples of good technical writing?
  3. What is the main purpose of technical writing?
  4. What is a good technical report?
  5. What is technical report writing?
  6. How do you structure a technical report?
  7. What are the six characteristics of technical documents?
  8. What are the 3 main parts of a technical report?
  9. What must be avoided in a technical report?
  10. What are the three types of reports?

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I must really convey my appreciation for the work you guys are doing there, you are really making life a lot easier for people like me who conduct training as a part of our role within the organization & have no time to conduct proper research to develop our modules. Keep up the good work.

Hisham I. Gadalla – PMP Head – Supply & Distribution, PETRONAS Marketing Sudan Ltd.

The course is easy to use, up to date, and comprehensive. Highly recommended.

YIM CHOONG CHOW, Puncak Jupiter Management Services

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Frequently asked questions

What are the main reasons we use technical reports?

The main reasons for using technical reports are:

  • Detailing activities and results associated with investigating a customer complaint
  • Proving that a particular process or product has been validated and meets specifications
  • Providing reference material as part of a development project

What are the main characteristics that make technical reports valuable?

The main characteristics that will make a technical report of value are:

  • Based on fact
  • Accessible
  • Accurate
  • Complete
  • Compiled by competent people

What are the five quality levels associated with a technical report writing process?

The five quality levels are:

  • Level 4: Managed and Sustainable - A robust process is in place and managed
  • Level 3: Organized and Repeatable - A sound process is in place and is being refined - training is on-going
  • Level 2: Rudimentary - A process is taking place but not always enforced
  • Level 1: Ad Hoc - Little or no coordination of technical report writing
  • Level 0: Oblivious - Technical reports are written by whoever has time

What are the most common problems associated with technical reports?

The most common problems with technical reports are:

  • Too long
  • Too short
  • Too much detail
  • Not enough detail
  • Poor presentation
  • Incomplete
  • Not required
  • Poorly structured
  • Inconsistent
  • Poorly written

What is the LEAVES criteria for assessing a report?

The LEAVES criteria for assessing a report are:

  • Logical
  • Easy to use
  • Accurate information
  • Value to the reader
  • Efficient use of language
  • Standardized style

What is the ABC guideline for technical reports?

All technical reports should be:

  • Accurate - it is factual and objective
  • Brief - it is short without leaving anything out
  • Clear - it is understandable, complete, and to the point

What are the main acronyms used within technical reports?

Below are some of the main acronyms used within technical reports.

  • QC - Quality Control
  • IT - Information Technology
  • HR - Human resources
  • QA - Quality Assurance
  • ASAP - As soon as possible
  • IPC - In process checks
  • ppm - Parts per million

Can I edit the content and add my company logo?

Yes. You can now add your logo and customize the course content freely using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. You can also deliver the course materials where, when, and as often as needed.

Technical Report Writing Training Course Materials
Technical Report Writing Skills Training Course Material