Course description
course objective
course outline
course methodology
course Certificate
course duration
Registration modalities
course dates
Course description

This course is specifically designed to give people working in technically oriented positions a step-by-step guide to document and communicate your message with clarity, confidence and impact!

Technical report writing is the delivery of technical information in a manner that is adapted to their needs, level of understanding and background. One of the challenges in writing about highly technical subjects is to do so in a way that a non-specialist could understand.

This course will feature:

  • Common and Specialist Technical Report Language
  • Copies of public and private technical reports in the oil and gas sector and engineering industry for real live demonstrations
  • Various formats, design, structures and styles of technical writing.
  • Live in-class demonstrations with real life companies

course objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of effective business communication and report writing to compose high quality reports
  • Produce technical reports which reflect coherence, clarity, conciseness, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Present technical information in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner.
  • Use the standard format, style and structure for your report

course outline

  • Readability exercises
  • Self-evaluation of Readability Grade Level
  • Construction of good Sentences and Paragraphs
  • The specific elements of technical writing
  • Achieving clarity and coherence in their technical writing
  • Determining Reader Profiles
  • Understanding different Personality/Character Types
  • Different phases of the Report-writing process
  • The Structure of the Technical Report
  • The importance of putting forward a Hypothesis or Argument
  • Brainstorming, Mind-mapping and Categorization Techniques
  • Understanding the Purpose Statement
  • Criteria for an effective Purpose Statement
  • Developing effective Purpose Statements
  • Developing the Report Introduction
  • Different Models of Report Design and ways to organize the Premises
  • Choosing the right Report Design to best suit your thesis the premises
  • Developing the Main Body of the Report
  • Justification – supporting your premises and using Statistical Data
  • Statistical Data – what goes into the Main Body and into the Appendix
  • Conclusions and Recommendations

course methodology

Participants will be involved in various interactive workshop sessions, including projects involving brainstorming and mind-mapping and working on work-related topics to produce a great technical report which each group will present to the rest of the class. 

There would also be readability exercises amongst other activities.

course Certificate

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and complete the Technical Report Writing course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.

course duration



D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Registration modalities

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to,   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

course dates

MAY 7-9

SEP 17-19

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