Professional Course in Deviation Reports

Learn how to write targeted deviation reports.

Our Courses are Customized for Your Team.

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Writing deviation reports that can be read and understood months, or even years, after they’re written requires logic, reasoning, a proper organizational strategy, and sections that accurately convey content. Our customized, instructor-led virtual or onsite deviation reports workshop teaches your team strategies to plan, organize, and structure the report so that it’s actionable, usable, and functional.

Choose How to Take the Course:

In our instructor-led, customized onsite workshop, your team will learn strategies to write deviation reports that are actionable, usable, clear, and concise. Participants will have multiple opportunities to apply concepts while receiving real-time feedback from the instructor. The onsite workshops are hosted at your facility and offered in one-, two-, or three-day sessions.

Learn more about onsite training here.

Course Objectives:

  • Use planning strategies to write an effective deviation report
  • Understand how readers will use the report
  • Use organization to guide readers
  • Understand the kind, and amount, of information to include
  • Apply logic and reasoning to write an effective report

In our instructor-led, customized virtual workshop, your team will learn strategies to write deviation reports that are actionable, usable, clear, and concise. Participants will have multiple opportunities to apply concepts while receiving real-time feedback from the instructor. These virtual sessions are offered in one-, two-, or three-hour sessions over time.

Learn more about virtual training here.

Course Objectives:

  • Use planning strategies to write an effective deviation report
  • Understand how readers will use the report
  • Use organization to guide readers
  • Understand the kind, and amount, of information to include
  • Apply logic and reasoning to write an effective report
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Thank you for the course. I have really enjoyed it and learned a lot, especially from taking my time to work through the exercises. I look forward to gaining more experience and trying out the methods and lessons as I get more involved in writing reports at work.

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What To Expect

Before the Course

  • A deep dive by our analysts into your team’s documents
  • A customized proposal that outlines the topics we propose to cover based on this analysis
  • A discovery/planning call to ensure that our plan meets your vision
  • Pre- and post-class assessment (depending on the package you choose)

During the Course

  • In-class exercises that give participants opportunities to apply concepts
  • Breakout sessions in which participants work collaboratively to apply concepts and solve writing problems
  • Examples of your team’s rewritten workplace samples to illustrate concepts
  • Real-time feedback from the instructor on breakouts
  • Micro-learning sessions
  • Socratic discussion
  • Opportunities for participants to ask questions

After the course

Depending which option you choose, your team can expect:

  • Scores on their’ post-class assessment
  • Access to our digital library, which includes short videos, quizzes, and other resources
  • Access to Option 1 of one of our online courses
  • Office hours, so that participants can meet with the instructor, share work, and get personalized feedback
  • Forums, which is a chat room that participants can use to ask questions and get answers from our team of writing professionals
  • Personalized coaching and feedback

Why Improve Your Team’s Technical Writing Skills?

Having strong technical writing skills is crucial. In our technical writing course, your team will learn strategies to communicate technical information such that it is easy for readers to read and understand.

Clearer Communication

Clearer, More Concise Documents

Your team will learn how to include just the right amount of detail, avoid verbosity, and use strategies to guide readers to the appropriate conclusion.

Projects that Meet Deadlines

Your team will spend less time reviewing and editing, helping to maintain timelines.

Increased Efficiency

When your team has the right tools, they’ll write better documents in less time, saving time, money, and resources.