How to Write Reports for Management

Originally delivered Jun 10, 2008
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Your project is finished and you are ready to draft your report. Your mind is full of topics to cover and details to include. As you start the outline, you still haven't decided how to write the report. How will you start your story? What will your first sentence say? How will you share with your boss the most important things he/she needs to know? This webinar provides useful tips for clearly communicating information to meet management's needs. It shows how to present important findings up front, present details without 'smothering' the important findings, and make your report easier for management to read, even in emergencies.


Caroline Reynolds

Caroline Reynolds, P.E. is a chemist and chemical engineer who has managed waste-related projects for over 25 years. Many of her past projects were investigations of potential soil and groundwater contamination. Investigation results often are used to determine the preferred remediation method and the extent and cost of cleanup. Ms. Reynolds found that it was important to quickly and clearly explain investigation findings to client management and attorneys. Understanding the findings and their implications are important motivators for the client to obtain sufficient funding for...Read more

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