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Effective Report Writing Learning Objectives

  • At the conclusion of this training, students will be capable of writing reports that are simple, easy to read, and easy to follow.
  • The course will provide an overview of the fundamentals of English grammar.
  • At the completion of this training, students will be able to write articulate and detailed reports for the professional arenas in which they work.
  • At the completion of this training, students will have developed a system of report writing that will consistently allow them to document and record events for which they are required to provide written documentation.