Philip Vassallo, Ed.D., has designed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs for more than 20,000 executive, managerial, supervisory, administrative, and technical professionals internationally over the past three decades. He is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, The Art of E-Mail Writing, and The Art of On-the-Job Writing. He has edited major reports for the US government, City of New York, and the corporate world. He also writes the blog Words on the Line, which offers practical tips for developing writers. Dr. Vassallo has taught internationally, currently as a faculty member of the Beijing International MBA program.
Writing business reports is an essential part of the job for many of us, but writing effective, clear and concise reports that convey the key issues is a challenge, especially since business reporting requirements vary based on several factors:
Writing across multiple industries and disciplines in an ever-evolving marketplace require efficient techniques for reporting to a wide audience with contrasting concerns. Your report-writing skills need to be first-rate; whether your job requires you to create templates for complex reporting requirements, or use templates that cover technical topics, or whether your work requires you to report in situations that do not follow a one-size-fits-all approach to writing.
Join this session, where communication training expert Philip Vassallo, Ed.D. will offer a deep toolbox for writing a broad range of comprehensive business reports through a fluid process that ensures clarity and conciseness. Philip will focus on the efficiency, sufficiency, proficiency (ESP) method. This session will help you to apply a disciplined approach to various report-writing situations. You will learn to create report templates for a broad range of topics. You will be able to draft reports efficiently and painlessly, and rewrite reports based on the key issues you need to present. After attending this session, you will be able to use language effectively to support the purpose of your report.
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