5 Professional Report Templates

All word processing software presents a large collection of word document templates and formats. These are very beneficial for new starters and even for professional who want to decrease their work load and desire to have an updated format for their documentation. Similar formats and templates of various types are also available on the internet. They are very useful for all kinds of people who are preparing documents and text files on regular basis. The templates provided can be a great source for professionals and students who tasked to write reports.

Report writing:

A report in literal terms may be any written or spoken description of an event or a thing that the writer or someone else has accounted through his observation, by hearing from someone, by doing it him or herself and carryout an investigation. It can be a simple account of a specific matter of discussion or topic given and is drafted in the form of a document in most cases. In modern times, thought report can be in the form of an audio reporting or video report as well.

There are different types of reports that are written in business entities, educational institutions and many other professional forums. A typical report should be well structured with a proper classification of sections, headings and sub headings. This way information can be clearly understood and locating it can also be easy. Based on all the criteria that is useful to create a report, we have created some sample templates for you that you can use as a ready-made solution for you. These templates include the following:

  • Business Report
  • Student Progress Report
  • Personnel Activity Report (PAR)
  • Company Progress Report
  • Project Status Report

You can find further information on all the above mentioned reports below along with their screen-shots and download Links.

Business Report

This report is created using Microsoft Word and laid out in a 3 columns layout. The far left part is an area where you can type the Title of your report and company name & address beneath it. You can use this 3 column layout to manipulate your report’s contents quite nicely.



Company Progress Report on a Project

This report is very useful if you want to create your project’s progress report. The top area is set to be used for company’s basic information. The other major parts of this report are as below

  • About the Report
  • About this Project
  • Targets Achieved in Last 4 Weeks
  • Outputs of Project
  • Project Related Issues
  • Risk Analysis
  • What to Achieve in next 4 weeks

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Personnel Activity Report (PAR)

This is a great report template that can be used to examine the activity of an individual/employee for the whole month. Since this is created using Microsoft Excel, so all the needed calculations are already there.



Project Status Report

This two pages sample report is created using MS Word. First page comprises the Report Title, Company Name & Address, Project Name, Started Date, Client Name, Project Manager, Prepared By and a image for the graphical representation of the progress of project.

On the second page, you can input all the following details of project in a tabular form.

  • Snapshot of Project
  • Status Summary
  • Budget Overview

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Student Progress Report

This template can be used for a School, College or any other educational institute where they want to present a progress report of a student. This is a simple yet professional report template which can save a lot of your time.