Miranda has more than twenty years’ experience as an independent learning and development consultant and trainer.
She started her career working within the Management Development Unit of the Printing and Publishing Industry Training Board, moving on to a role in the Probation Office’s learning and development team before leaping across into financial services, where she was responsible for the Learning and Development of a major high street lender. In 1992 she started her own learning and development consultancy. Working with a range of clients – public sector, private sector and VCSE – Miranda’s expertise is in helping organisations to identify learning gaps, and to develop tailored, creative and relevant strategies for meeting these needs with a view to helping organisations to meet their objectives.
In addition to her professional role, Miranda is also very involved in local community development activities. She is Chair of a local homelessness charity and has been instrumental in developing and facilitating community leadership programmes in both Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.
See what programme participants have said about Miranda’s training:
‘Superb. Clear, warm, engaging – and very well informed.’
‘Engaging and pitched very appropriately for the audience today.’
‘Lively, focused, keeps it interesting.’
‘Very funny and enthusiastic.’
‘Excellent presentation style.’
‘A lot of fun.’
‘Miranda is very engaging, warm and welcoming, great trainer.’
‘She is absolutely lovely!’
‘Very bubbly manner and clearly deeply knowledgeable about her subject.’
‘Very personable and engaging.’
Objectives and overview
Introductions and personal aims
2 What makes a good report?
Practical activity and feedback
3 Before you start
The planning process and scoping a report
Key report headings
What goes where?
Writing practice and review
4 Writing tips and techniques
Clear English and use of language
Grammar and sentence structure
Refresher in punctuation
Writing in the third person
The Fog Index – and how to measure readability
5 Pulling it all together
Reviewing and proofing
Summary of key learning points
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