State Council holds training programme

MUSCAT: The State Council organised a four-day long training programme titled ‘skills of preparing correspondence and reports’ on Monday. The programme was initiated in the presence State Council, Majlis Ash’shura and civil services officials. The programme was presented by management-training expert Wael al Saeed Abdu Al Atai, expert and professional trainer and administrative consultant in the administrative and office programmes. It deals with methodology of preparation and writing of reports and administrative letters, administrative writing and its impact on the administrative process, writing of minutes of meetings, and the most important mistakes made in grammar usage. The programme includes practical training methods, theoretical lectures, discussions on the communication process, analysis of the needs of the recipients of the report, the nature of the administrative communication and its types, the elements and steps of writing right messages, as well as the formal and objective aspects  of correspondence and the protocol applied in using surnames in the Sultanate.