Seminar Technical Writing Seminar

Presented by Academy of Business Training

Academy of Business Training

The one day Technical Writing class prepares you to create effective technical documents for both written and digital media with emphasis on technical memos, problem-solving reports, and decision-making reports.

Course Description


  • Learn industry recommended business writing procedures and best practices.
  • Learn from a professional with 30+ years business experience.

The one day Technical Writing class prepares you to create effective technical documents for both written and digital media with emphasis on technical memos, problem-solving reports, and decision-making reports. The class provides an introduction to the principles of audience analysis, research and documentation, drafting and revision processes, and readability of written texts.


Each Student Receives:

  • A student manual or textbook for use during and after the class.
  • Instruction from an experienced business professional (minimum of 30 years) with at least five years in a corporate senior management position (CEO, President, COO, Vice President, CFO).
  • Real life exercises to support training materials.
  • Individual attention (classes are limited to four students).
  • Personalized Certificate of Completion


Class Outline

Module One: Preparation
Establish your purpose
Identify your audience or readers
Consider the context
Determine your scope of coverage
Select the medium

Module Two: Research
Brainstorm to determine what you already know 
Conduct research
Take notes (note-taking)
Interview for information
Create and use questionnaires
Avoid plagiarism
Document sources

Module Three: Organization
Choose the best methods of development
Outline your notes and ideas
Develop and integrate visuals
Consider layout and design logic errors
     positive writing
     voice
Check for ethics in writing
     biased language
     copyright
     plagiarism
Check for appropriate word choice
     abstract / concrete words 
     affectation, jargon, and plain language
     cliches
     connotation / denotation
     defining 
     terms
Eliminate problems with grammar

Module Four: Writing a Draft
Select an appropriate point of view
Adopt an appropriate style and tone
Use effective sentence construction
Construct effective paragraphs
Use quotations and paraphrasing
Write an introduction
Write a conclusion
Choose a title

Module Five: Revision
Check for unity and coherence 
     conciseness
     pace
     transition
Check for sentence variety
     emphasis
     parallel structure
     subordination
Check for clarity
     agreement
     ambiguity
     awkwardness
     case
     modifiers
     pronoun reference
     sentence faults
Review mechanics and punctuation
     abbreviations
     capitalization
     contractions
     dates
     italics
     numbers 
     proofreading
     spelling

 

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Summary

The one day Technical Writing class prepares you to create effective technical documents for both written and digital media with emphasis on technical memos, problem-solving reports, and decision-making reports.

Delivery Method

Seminar Seminar

Who Should Attend

Technical Writers

 
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Dates and Locations

Cincinnati, OH
11/1/2019 - 11/1/2019
Tuition: $649

Cincinnati, OH
12/9/2019 - 12/9/2019
Tuition: $649

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