Use this editing checklist on your final report to ensure that it has been written in a appropriate style and is as complete as possible.
(A printable version of the 'editing checklist')
checked the report follows an appropriate structure?
appropriate to the report's purpose?
made the report's purpose clear?
written an introduction that:
explains the report's purpose?
written a body section that:
has headings and perhaps sub-headings?
written a conclusion that:
draws the ideas together/
prepared recommendations that:
offer solutions to any problems in the body?
included appendices that are:
relevant to the report?
referenced appropriately in the text of the report?
(This checklist has been adapted from
Dwyer, J. (1991) The Business Communication Handbook (2nd Ed.). Sydney:
Managing Business Communication)
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