This course is designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge to write high quality research reports. You will go through the process of report-writing, starting with planning a report to meet the needs of different audiences, then moving on to consider overall structure and format, organization of material into sections or chapters and how to present different kinds of material in different ways to maximize impact and ease of use.
To develop an understanding of the key features of different kinds of research reports and the skills necessary to produce them.
This course will cover:
Researchers who regularly or occasionally have to produce written research reports for a variety of different audiences who would like to improve their skills in order to produce more effective research reports.
By the end of the one day course participants will:
The workshop will be facilitated by social research firm director and academic publisher Dr Simon Haslam. His firm's work has been published in peer reviewed journals and cited in the House of Commons.
Simon has thirty years experience with clients spanning the public, private and voluntary sectors, involving writing reports for a range of audiences. He is Visiting Professor at Durham University Business School, the author of two books and the founding editor of the Management Consulting Journal.
This course contributes 6 hours to the MRS CPD programme