Learn how to improve your report writing skills
On this course, you’ll have the opportunity to improve your professional and academic report writing ability.
You’ll have the chance to reflect on your previous experience of writing reports and compare those with other common assignment types, such as essays.
Along the way, you’ll be introduced to effective examples of workplace and academic reporting.
You’ll consider the organisation, style, and audience of these business and academic reports and assess their structure and purpose.
What topics will you cover?
- The structure and format of workplace and academic business reports
- Developing an appropriate style of writing
- Diagnostic/formative writing task
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify the typical expectations of writing for business courses
- Describe the structure of a typical business report
- Explain yourself in an appropriate academic/professional style of writing
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of writing and understanding business reports and case studies at college or university.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
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What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!
How do degrees work on FutureLearn?
Which program and degree is this course part of?
This course is part of the program English Business Communication and Report Writing Skills, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in BA International Business (Top Up).