Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Analytical reports, part of Writing a Business Report.
- Analytical reports provide information, of course,…but they differ from informational reports…because they also evaluate, interpret…and analyze the data for the reader,…and offer the reader conclusions…and recommendations based on that analysis.…Collecting credible research, evaluating and interpreting it…and then concluding and recommending a course of action…are all aspects of an analytical report.…So, how you can as a writer…prepare a quality analytical report?…The rest of this course discusses…the specifics for that type of report.…
Let's look at a general overview of analytical reports.…Analytical reports, in general,…are longer than informational reports.…However, no report has to be a certain length.…Each report need to be as long…as necessary to achieve its purpose.…Focus on both conciseness…and completeness in writing all reports.…Analytical reports are sometimes…called recommendation reports, if for an external audience.…Their purpose is to persuade an individual or a group…to implement the writer's recommended course…
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- Examining types of reports: formal to informal
- Writing the cover or title page
- Writing an introduction and body copy
- Writing a strong ending
- Doing research
- Writing outlines
- Revising and proofreading<br><br>
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