How to Write Reports and Proposals: Create Attention-Grabbing Documents that Achieve Your Goals, 6th Edition

  • 2h 12m
  • Patrick Forsyth
  • Kogan Page
  • 2022

Getting a message across on paper and presenting a proposal in a clear and persuasive form are vital skills for anyone in business. This book provides practical advice on how to impress, convince and persuade.

This fully updated 6th edition now features even more practical exercises, useful templates and top tips that will help you to write succinctly and with impact across different media. How to Write Reports and Proposals will give you the tools to put over a good case with style.

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About the Author

Patrick Forsyth runs Touchstone Training & Consultancy and specializes in marketing, sales and communications skills. He is based in Essex, UK. He is the author of more than fifty successful business books, translated into 17 languages, including Successful Time Management, also published in the Kogan Page Creating Success series. He writes regularly for a number of business journals, and for Writing Magazine.

In this Book

  • Introduction—Pitfalls and Opportunities
  • What Makes Good Business Writing?
  • Creating a Good Report
  • Preparing to Write
  • The Power of Language
  • Making Numbers Clear
  • Making Proposals Persuasive
  • The Contribution of Layout and Presentation
  • Afterword


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