CATEGORY TYPE: Business & Management

COURSE NAME:Editorial Writing skills


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INTRODUCTION:

Do you have staff who need to write documentation but who also need to be shown the basics?

TechWriter is now offering a series of writing and editing courses to businesses keen to prepare their staff for documentation tasks.

Whilst it's ideal to have an experienced technical writer permanently on staff, this is not always affordable for smaller businesses. Training existing staff is a great solution because it sets the foundation for an employee to grow into a technical writing role. It also enables the business to make a significant investment in an employee.

OBJECTIVES:

 

  • This course is designed for staff members normally involved in preparation and writing of technical reports and other technical documents. 

 

  • The program aims at improving the participants’ capabilities to better present the technical contents in more organized documents understandable by their readers.

 

OUTLINE:

 

  • What makes a good technical report?
  • How to plan and organize your report?
  • The use of outlines
  • Understand the type of technical report you are writing
  • Reporting research findings
  • Simple technical information report
  • Technical specifications
  • Technical evaluation reports
  • Technical recommendation reports
  • Technical manuals and instructions
  • Defining the objectives of your technical report
  • How to match your objectives with reader interests
  • Controlling style: short sentences and paragraphs, appropriate language and jargon
  • Structuring complex arguments and complicated information
  • Dealing with non-essential information
  • How to write an abstract
  • How to construct the introduction
  • How to prepare the body of your manuscript
  • The main report sections
  • Refining the structure
  • How to write an effective concluding section
  • Ways of concluding
  • The summary section
  • The conclusion section
  • The recommendation section
  • Using appendices
  • Using footnotes, technical data, diagrams, flowcharts, graphs, tables, illustrations, captions, bullet points, numbering systems, references, etc.
  • Editing the draft for accuracy, brevity and clarity
  • How to construct tables for information content
  • Technical content
  • How to present a report orally
  • Written versus oral reports
  • How to define quality in engineering manuscripts
  • The elements of reporting quality
  • How to achieve proper emphasis in writing
  • How to publish your “confidential” results
  • The information bottleneck
  • Your role as a critic
  • The value of your report
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

 

  • Executives, engineers, and supervisors who write technical reports, manuals, procedures and other formal business documents.
DURATION:
    • 5 Day(s)
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