|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
The art of creating genuinely persuasive proposals is one of unique power and potential in a range of business settings. Likewise, the ability to produce outstanding-quality written reports can be extremely advantageous in countless contemporary sectors. As a relatively rare skills-set, those who study to enhance and develop their business writing skills will almost always find their career prospects improving as a result. To focus on making genuine improvements to report and proposal writing skills is to show employers not only your ambitiousness, but also your relentless commitment to self-improvement.
The importance of essential business documents is both enormous and universal. This report writing course, provides an outstanding introduction to the industry insights, theoretical knowledge and core skills needed to build genuinely elite-level business writing skills. Candidates should possess moderate-level writing competencies, though no specific prior education or experience is required. Course content on this writing reports and proposals course outlines a series of business writing basics, along with how to create and implement professional graphs and charts. The elements of powerful and persuasive proposals are dissected and investigated, along with how to produce written documents that are both authoritative and flawless in quality.
This writing reports and proposals course, is delivered over five in-depth modules:
Module 1 – The Basics of Business Writing
The introductory course module sets out by guiding candidates through the most important business writing fundamentals, incorporating an exploration of why the contemporary business/organisation is reliant on higher-level writing talent. Several writing fundamentals are also discussed at length, including sentence types and structures, punctuation use, passive and active voices, proofreading and developing a personal style of writing.
Module 2 – The Stages of Report Writing
An introduction to the most important stages of professional report writing follows in Module 2, incorporating an overview of the purpose of business reports. Candidates investigate each of the four critical report writing stages– initial investigation work, comprehensive report planning, professional report writing and subsequent analysis/revision as required.
Module 3 – Using Headings, Charts and Graphs
A series of commonly-used visual aids are introduced in the third course module, which focuses specifically on graphs, charts and headings. The potential value and associated limitations of visual aids and graphics in general is discussed, along with the appropriate use of visuals in business documents and reports.
Module 4 – The Proposal
The business proposal enters the conversation in the following module, guiding candidates through what exactly it is the business proposal is used for and exploring its core mechanics. Along with the basics of producing professional proposals, course content outlines several tips and strategies for increasing persuasiveness, while also highlighting the importance of effective finishing touches.
Module 5 – Persuasion
Bringing the course to a conclusion, Module 5 takes a deeper look at persuasion with regard to ensuring all reports and proposals have the desired effect/impact on the reader. Candidates explore designing a message, message refinement techniques, dealing with difficult questions and the core elements of the persuasion process.
Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £25
Pay in Full: (£75Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.