Advanced General Writing Tips and Executive Summary Strategies (ESS)

Workshop Description

ESS is a one-day workshop that focuses on strategies for writing executive summary material. This workshop provides auditors with techniques and tools to inform senior executives quickly and succinctly about the extent to which risk is being managed.

ESS includes the following topics:

  • Improving sentence flow
  • Introducing lists
  • Writing with symmetry
  • Using the inverted pyramid for business writing
  • Understanding the executive summary audience
  • Developing a bottom-line message using the ‘lift-ride pitch’
  • Synthesising the audit results using audit comment themes, business themes and management questions
  • Providing scope and background information


Before attending this workshop, participants must have previously attended an Audit Communication Strategies (ACS) workshop.


Participants should bring their workbooks and laminated guides from their previous ACS workshop. PEF Associates, Inc. provides all participants with a workbook insert consisting of explanations, examples, exercise and a self-editing checklist.



Date: November 17
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Place; 7A Centralen, Vasagatan 7, Stockholm
Lecturer: Kelly Hogan
Price members: 6375 SEK
Price non-members: 8500 SEK
CPE points: Up to 7