Report Writing (Sudan)

Date: 10 - 11 May 2017
Length: 2 days
Location: El Fasher, Sudan
Residential: No

About the course:

Report writing serves an important purpose in humanitarian agencies and is a common and necessary task for staff in various levels and roles throughout the organisation. Nevertheless, report writing can be challenging;   reports must analyze the information that is presented, draw consistent conclusions, and make sensible and practical recommendations, otherwise they risk falling short of their objective. In the relief sector, there is often the additional challenge of producing reports, while still engaging and valuing staff working in stressful and chaotic environments.

How effective and efficient are you in writing reports?  Can you write reports and emails that will motivate your reader to give them first priority? This two-day course is an ideal way to get some top tips and tools to help you write reports that will successfully convey your message. Report Writing covers a wide range of topics that will equip you with skills and techniques to write clear and engaging reports that encourage the reader to take action on your recommendations.

What will the course cover?

  • Introduction to report writing
  • Tools for planning and preparation
  • Formal and informal reports
  • Collecting and selecting information
  • General structure and components of reports
  • Common mistakes and best practices
  • Guidelines for perfecting reports

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements for a successful, professional, polished report
  • Differentiate between formal and informal reporting
  • Understand common mistakes and ways to avoid them
  • Demonstrate the steps of planning, preparing and writing solid reports
  • Utilise guidelines for perfecting reports

Who should attend?

This course is aimed specifically at those for whom report writing is a typical part of their job. However, it would also be useful for anyone who is interested in improving their report writing skills.


Arabic and English.


  • National NGOs: SDG 165 per person, per day
  • International NGOs: SDG 660 per person, per day

*Applications close two weeks before the course start date*

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