A technical report is more than a mere representation of facts pertaining to a situation. An effective report can move people towards taking a desired course of action. Moreover, the quality of a report can influence how its subject matter is perceived by the reader. In this course, we will describe the different types of reports. You will master the structuring and scoping of reports, from conception to completion. You will also learn to write for our specific audience with a tangible sense of purpose.
Finally, we will discover a logical approach towards developing visual aids to support our representation of the facts, conclusions and recommendations that comprise the report.