How Should You Write a Consultant Report?

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A consultant report should include a title page, an introduction outlining the purpose of the report, an analysis of the issues, recommendations for improvement or change, a conclusion and an executive summary. The report should focus primarily on the consultant’s findings while evaluating, analyzing and investigating the assigned issues.

The most lengthy components of a consultant report include the analysis, the recommendations and the executive summary. The analysis should detail the findings, participants involved, and data or statistics, whereas the recommendations should provide alternatives, solutions or actions needed to resolve the issue. The executive summary features a snapshot of the report, similar to an abstract, detailing a concise overview of the report as a whole.