ACADEMY OF BUSINESS TRAINING

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LEARN technical writing NOW

  • Receive training in industry recommended technical writing procedures and best practices.
  • Receive training from a professional with 30+ years business experience.
  • Four ways to learn: public classwebinarself-study, or group training.
  • Classes limited to four students for maximum learning.
  • Certificate issued on completion.
  • Cost: One Day class $649.00.   Available Discounts​

Technical Writing Course Description

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.

Technical Writing Course Public Class and Webinar Schedule

​Monday,  August 29, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
Monday, October 10, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016
Monday, December 19, 2016

Registration 

Registering another Person 

If you want to register for another person, click on the registration link and enter your information in the Billing Information section, uncheck the Student Information same as Billing Information box at the bottom of the form, then enter your student information.  If you experience any difficulty with online checkout, please call customer service 24/7 at 888-632-2093.


Registering by Purchase Order 

If you need to register using a purchase order, email a copy to info@academyofbusinesstraining.com (be sure to list class name, class date, student name, student address, student phone number, and student email address).


To Register by Phone

To pay by credit or debit card using customer service 24/7 call 888-632-2093.

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

Technical Writing Course

Technical Writing Course 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