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The secret of good technical writing is to be able to describe complex technical concepts and ideas clearly and coherently so that both expert and non-expert audiences can understand and benefit from your writing.
This training course covers such topics as planning technical writing, authoring, and reviewing. It gives an in-depth overview of the practical sides of writing technical texts.
What Do Participants Learn?
Approach A Technical Writing Project With Confidence
Apply The Phases Of A Technical Writing Project To Your Working Environment
Understand The Importance Of Creating A Document Layout
Prepare A Document Structure
Write Concise Technical Information
Work In Collaboration With Technical Personnel, Subject Matter Experts, And Decision-makers
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who has been asked to write a technical publication for an organization; anyone who would like to understand the fundamentals of technical writing.
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: Defining Technical Writing
The Need For A Technical Writing Product
The Benefits Of Using Technical Writing Products
The Types Of Technical Writing Products: What Works, What Doesn't
Understanding The Profession
Overview Of The Project Phases
Section Two: Getting Started, The Planning Phase
Defining The Objective Of The Technical Writing Product
Assessing The Client Needs
Assessing The Audience
Choosing The Right Deliverable For The Environment/End Use
Selecting The Authoring Tools To Develop The Technical Publication
Establishing The Review And Approval Cycles With Your Client
Determining The Work Methodology With The Team/Subject Matter Experts
Section Three: Authoring The Content, The Writing Phase
Determining The Appropriate Technical Writing Style
Understanding The Principles Of Technical Writing Rules
Using The Organization's Publishing Standards
Researching And Analyzing Technical Information
Designing The Document Layout (Style Sheet And Template)
Using Plain Language
Designing Illustrations And Graphics
Applying The Principles To An Exercise
Section Four: Reviewing The Product, The Review, Testing Phase
Performing A Peer Review
Testing The Product
Editing The Content
Section Five: Managing Technical Publications, The Finalizing, Releasing Phase