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Effective Technical Writing - Live Online/Virtual

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Technical writing is unique because of its specialized content. It must convey objectivity and reach both technical and nontechnical audiences with exactness and clarity. Along with writing emails, letters and reports, the technical writer must be able to prepare definitions, physical descriptions, product specifications, procedures, test and laboratory results, and many other kinds of documents. This seminar offers you a battery of tools and techniques to help you jumpstart the writing process on any challenging technical writing endeavor. You will learn ways to defeat writer’s block, procrastination and writer’s anxiety, as well as how to develop a better understanding of readers’ needs and expectations. You will also discover principles and approaches that cover a broad range of industries and topics and get hands-on experience improving your technical writing ESP -- efficiency, sufficiency and proficiency. In addition, you will receive expert feedback on your work from an experienced writing consultant to help fine-tune your new skills. Three days in classroom or four sessions online. Keywords: webinar, webinars, on demand, virtual learning, virtual classes, online learning. CEUs: 1.8. Fee per person: $2345, $2095 for AMA members.

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AMA (American Management Association International)

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AMA (American Management Association International)

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Writing & Speaking > Writing Skills

Who Should Attend?


Engineers, scientists, IT/computer personnel and people in R&D and other technical areas who wish to enhance their technical writing skills in order to better communicate with their audiences.

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Technical writing is unique because of its specialized content. It must convey objectivity and reach both technical and nontechnical audiences with exactness and clarity. Along with writing emails, letters and reports, the technical writer must be able to prepare definitions, physical descriptions, product specifications, procedures, test and laboratory results, and many other kinds of documents.

This seminar offers you a battery of tools and techniques to help you jumpstart the writing process on any challenging technical writing endeavor. You will learn ways to defeat writer’s block, procrastination and writer’s anxiety, as well as how to develop a better understanding of readers’ needs and expectations. You will also discover principles and approaches that cover a broad range of industries and topics and get hands-on experience improving your technical writing ESP—efficiency, sufficiency and proficiency. In addition, you will receive expert feedback on your work from an experienced writing consultant to help fine-tune your new skills.


Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists, IT/computer personnel and people in R&D and other technical areas who wish to enhance their technical writing skills in order to better communicate with their audiences.


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Special Feature

You may also choose to bring an existing sample writing piece for one-on-one feedback.


Outline for classroom

Learning Objectives

The Landscape

The Maps

The Technical Writing Process

The Technical Writing Product

Organizing Ideas

Visualizing Ideas

Editing at the Sentence Level

Editing at the Word Level


Outline for online

LESSON ONE

The Territory: Employing the Standards of Effective Technical Writing

LESSON TWO

The Task: Getting Started Efficiently

LESSON THREE

The Techniques: Organizing Messages Strategically

LESSON FOUR

The Tweaks: Achieving Precision, Clarity, and Conciseness


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Whether you're looking for a solid foundation of business fundamentals or strategies to help you seize growth opportunities for your company, AMA offers expert instruction to help you:

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Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

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