Technical Writing: Going beyond the Basics

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Due to the tremendous success of the first two runs of our hugely popular technical-writing class, we have decided to add another schedule in September.

Communicating technical information to a nontechnical audience can be challenging.

Oftentimes, technical people are so passionate and close to their subject that they lose sight of who will read what they have written and what their level of knowledge is.

This technical-writing master class is aimed specifically at bridging that communication gap.

This class, which will be conducted via Zoom, concentrates on the principles and processes involved in communicating technical information effectively.

The class comes with a free pretraining assessment. Taking the assessment is optional, but we highly suggest you take the time to answer it.

Those who will attend will be given a certificate of attendance. Those who can complete the post-training assessment will be awarded a certificate of completion.

 

  • The Nature of Technical Writing
  • Taxonomy of Technical Writing
  • The Basics of Technical Writing
  • Voice
  • Mood
  • Bias-Free and Inclusive Communication
  • Punctuation
  • Lists
  • Numerals vs. Words
  • Acronyms and Other Abbreviations
  • Avoiding Traps

Business Correspondence: Writing Habits to Break in the Twenty-First Century Trainer

Kier Edison C. Belleza began his career as a general-assignments reporter at the Manila Bulletin, covering any news of local relevance and, often, national significance across all beats.

He was the first student reporter the Philippines’s leading national newspaper employed to write for them.

Kier went on to become a correction editor at an outsourcing company in IT Park in Cebu City that offers services to different publishers across the United States.

He is a copyeditor trained in the Chicago Manual of Style, an authoritative resource used widely in the publishing industry.

He is also proficient in the Associated Press style, the style used in the journalism industry.

Today, Kier works as the marketing copyeditor of Profiles Asia Pacific Inc., the pioneer and leader in online workforce assessments and assessment-based HR services in the Philippines.

He also works as a training facilitator at People Dynamics Inc., where he develops and delivers training programs for personal and professional development.

Kier graduated cum laude with a diploma in bachelor of arts in communication from Cebu Normal University.

Cancellations may be made two weeks before the master class. Otherwise, if cancellation is made less than two weeks before the class, the participant will be charged 20 percent of the regular rate. Cancellations made a day before or no-show during the program will be charged 100 percent of the regular rate. No refunds but substitutions may be made at any time before the class or the participant can opt to attend other programs of the same amount.

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