May 8 - May 10
8am - 5pm

In Person

Basic Report Writing and Presentation Skills CSA 02

Course Content
• What makes a good report 
• How to write clearly and concisely
• How to organize your thoughts and materials
• How to give your report more punch
• How to deliver your presentation like a pro
• Getting comfortable with the use of audio-visual aids 
• Tips for overcoming nervousness

Course Objectives
By working through several examples, you will learn how to create crisp, concise and clear reports. You will also learn how to present your report persuasively, using common audio-visual aids.

Who Should Attend
This course is for CRS candidates and anyone who is asked to prepare and deliver brief reports to senior management and Council.

Format
Presentations, discussions and group assignments

Evaluation Process
Prepare and deliver a short report and presentation to a mock council plus a comprehensive final examination.

Accreditation
This course is recognized by:
•    This course is a mandatory requirement for the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) Certified Road Supervisor- Senior (CRS-S) certification program.

•    This course may be used as credit toward the technical specialist exam program only. Please contact OACETT to ensure that this course satisfies your particular examination program for certification. Point Value = 5

•    The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 2 Continuing Education Units to this course.

Registration  
Participants registered for this course should report to the University Centre, University of Guelph, on Sunday, May 7, 2017 between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. to sign in and pick up course materials.  
Register online or send to register@ogra.org or fax to 289-291-6477.  

GRS excluding Accommodations - Member Fee - $890.00
GRS excluding Accommodations - Non-Member - $1,112.50
GRS excluding Accommodations - Fed/Gov - $979.00

Chris Bradley is the Director of Public Works for the County of Peterborough and is responsible for 725 km of county Roads, 154 structures, and waste management. His career of 41 years has spanned both the private and public sector, having worked for contractors, Ontario Hydro and the Town of Ajax. Chris completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Toronto and a Master of Public Administration at the University of Western Ontario.

 

John Brophy is a Professional Engineer who works with The Town of Milton to build infrastructure.

John knows how to manage people to achieve high performance results in the delivery of municipal infrastructure in a fast paced environment. He is passionate about building things.

John has supported Milton’s growth through the provision of roads, bridges and underground works while Milton continues its explosive growth. 

John holds a BASc in engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Location

University of Guelph
50 Stone Rd.
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 3W1

Time

May 8, 2017 - May 10
8am - 5pm