Western Kentucky University

CWD: Courses: Communication in the Workplace

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Informal Report Writing

Session Format:

6 Hours Total (Two 3–Hour Sessions)


Nearly everyone in business must write an informal report. These reports may be related to accidents, progress, feasibility, trips, departmental procedures. The writing of these informal reports plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of any business or industry.


The participant will learn: (1) how to write reports suited to their particular company, and (2) the five C’s for effective writing.

Content Outline

  • The five C’s
  • Review elements of the informal reports (purpose, audience, format, organization)
  • Practice in writing informal reports
  • Applications in writing reports for your work situation

Who Should Attend

This seminar is intended for employees who write regularly.

 Last Modified 7/22/13