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Effective Technical Writing Skill_En

Learning Objective

By the end of the course participants should be able to:     

  • Write effective technical documents, manuals and white papers
  • Assess your audience and develop documents to meet their needs
  • Build effective sentences and sections that explain information clearly
  • Employ diagrams, tables, charts and other graphical tools effectively
  • Create informative content that your readers will understand and use






Training Contents

Module 1: Introduction to Technical Writing

  • Benefits of effectively communicating technical information
  • Dealing with common writing problems

Module 2: The Writing Process

Getting ready to write

  • Eliminating misconceptions that stall technical writing
  • Driving your document design with scenarios
  • Focusing on a document’s purposes

Assessing your audience

  • Identifying your purpose and the reader’s purpose
  • What the audience brings to the table

Covering the knowledge domain

  • Exposing tacit knowledge
  • Knowing when you’ve “covered it all”
  • Organizing using the audience’s scenarios

Module 3: Ensuring Clarity and Readability

Writing technically

  • Discriminating between the three levels of information
  • Determining information needs with the OODA loop

Architecting sentences that communicate

  • Creating sentences with clarity
  • Building clarity through sentence focus
  • Solving common grammar problems in technical writing

Managing style in technical writing

  • Evaluating readability using the Given/New technique
  • Ensuring consistency with a style guide
  • Eliminating reader recycling

Module 4: The Mechanics of  Writing

Working with words

  • Selecting the right words
  • Editing for concision

Editing for quality

  • Knowing when and what to edit
  • The editing triage
  • Editing throughout the document process
  • Two strategies for rewriting

Module 5: Structuring Information for Understanding

Leveraging and formatting tables and lists

  • Organizing data to support readers’ scenarios
  • Determining when to use a list
  • Exploiting tables for highly structured data

Maintaining document structure

  • Building cohesive documents with Given/New
  • Applying useful headings to support skimming

Methods of development

  • Problems-methods-results
  • Effect and cause
  • Order of importance

Module 6: Designing Your Document

Audience-driven document design

  • Relating document structure to the audience
  • Recognizing the varieties of user manuals
  • Developing reference manuals and white papers

Determining the document types

  • Post-positive vs. pragmatic documents
  • Implementing the right document format

Building documents

  • Tutorials and standard operating procedures
  • Designing two styles of tutorials
  • Structuring sentences and sections
  • Handling introductions and conclusions

Prototyping the document

  • Testing for success
  • Levels of prototypes

Module 7: Developing the Look of Your Document

Designing the appearance of your page

  • The technical document reading process
  • Fonts
  • White space
  • Alignment

Conveying information with graphics

  • Chunking the document
  • Employing photos, drawings and graphs
  • Focusing graphics
Target Participant

This course is intended for those as below:

  • Individuals who need to communicate technical information to others, or those who need to learn the principles of technical writing.
Key Highlights

Class training methods Training Methods1Values

  • CUSTOMISED: Our tailor-made solutions are in line with your business goals, drawing on best practices and proven approaches
  • RESULT-ORIENTED: Our primary objective is the enhancement of business results through continuous evaluation for maintaining focus and accountability
  • COST-EFFECTIVE: Our customized and simple solutions are highly cost-effective
  • TARGETED: We use a combination of approaches and techniques to meet the objectives of our individual clients and organizational needs
  • PROCESS-ORIENTED: Our training programs are process focused, not process bound. We apply standard tools for process streamlining
  • IMPROVEMENT FOCUSED: Our techniques involve robust evaluation, open and honest communication and on-going process upgrading for continuous improvement.
  • IMPACTFUL: Our experts leverage powerful solutions that can deliver the right impetus to your business






































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