Report Writing for Geologists and Engineers – Johannesburg, SA & Online

Course Presenter: Senzeni Mandava – Principal Consultant
ZAR15,000 +VAT per person
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This 1-day Report Writing for Geologists and Engineers course will show you: how to plan your document; write summaries and conclusions; the essential grammar rules; styles and formatting; key features and time-saving tips in Word; how to review your document and how to review others’ documents; how to write references, abbreviations, acronyms, glossaries and appendixes; and how to achieve your objective of grabbing your readers’ attention.

Course outline:

  • Introduction – often the report outlasts the data… this is your legacy!
  • Types of reports – common failings in reports
  • Planning the document
  • Document structure and report style – purpose of the report – defining your audience
  • Summary – introduction – data – method – detail
  • Conclusions – recommendations – appendices
  • Section numbering – tables – figures – diagrams – flowcharts – company standards
  • Essential rules of grammar
  • Style and formatting essentials
  • Reviewing your report and others’ reports
  • References – abbreviations – acronyms – glossaries
  • The golden rules!

You will:

  • Gain an understanding of the key grammar rules
  • Find out what makes reports readable (and what doesn’t!)
  • Appreciate the need to write for your audience
  • Learn the best way to approach writing a large report
  • Get the chance to review and correct examples of ‘how not to do it’
  • Understand how to make reports more direct and readable, thus increasing their impact
  • Discover the best ways to present tabular and graphical information
  • Find out about references, footnotes, headers and footers, and links

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Price in ZAR

If you would like to register on this course, please email Sam Robinson our Training & Project Administrator:

In-house /Online or Onsite training is a cost-effective way of getting your whole team trained. Please email Diana Ross our Training Manager for a quote or further information.

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