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Course: TWS

TECHNICAL WRITING SKILLS

Introduction

Many managers/executives who have to do with technical writing could be much more professional and effective in communicating.  Many are unaware of how their poor technical writing affects their overall performance in the eyes of the clients and bosses. 

In this practical programme, participants will learn critical skills in writing  for both technical and non-technical readers.  Properly mastered, the benefits are substantial - clarity in communication, avoidance of misunderstanding, greater reader interest and more convincing presentations.

 

For Whom

All Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) whose  work involve technical writing. 

Objectives
  • To a sound understanding of technical writing in the business context

  • To develop practical skills in effective technical writing for technical and non-technical readers

 

Course Outline Day 2

WRITING PROFESSIONALLY

  • Basic Business Writing Etiquette

  • Writing Formats

  • Achieving Clarity in Writing

  • Effective Sequencing

  • Conceptual Frameworks for Writing

 

ISSUES UNIQUE TO TECHNICAL WRITING

  • Types of Technical Writing

  • Technical Writing Problems and Issues

  • Increasing Comprehension of Technical Writing

    • Content Selection and Sequencing

    • Style of Writing

    • Supporting Ideas

 

WRITING FOR TECHNICAL READERS

  • Types of Technical Readers

  • Reader Objectives and Requirement

  • Key Criteria for Technical Readers

  • Breadth and Depth of Content Coverage

 

WRITING FOR NON-TECHNICAL READERS

  • Reader Objectives and Requirement

  • Key Criteria for Business Readers

  • Selective Content Coverage

  • Writing Styles to Match Reader Needs

 

When

 

17/3/10 (Thu); 9 am - 5 pm

17/6/10 (Thu); 9 am - 5 pm

16/9/10 (Thu); 9 am - 5 pm

23/12/10 (Thu); 9 am - 5 pm

Fee

$780+GST pp; 10% discount for 2 or more registrations.  Click for offer.

(Inclusive of training manuals, lunch & refreshments)

10% discount off registration fee for 2 or more participants from same company  

Please make cheque payable to 6M Management Consultants Pte Ltd and mail it to:

 

6M MANAGEMENT

 CONSULTANTS PTE LTD

607 Elias Road #16-190

Singapore 510607

Tel: (065) 65822280
Fax: (065) 65828221

 

Course write-up Day 1 Business Writing Skills  

10% discount for 2 registrations.  Contact us for special group discount.

 

For in-house programme/customisation and other enquiries, contact us at consultancy@6m.com.sg