CM117

Introduction to Technical Writing

Using clear, simple, precise and structured language.

81%

overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 319 participants who took this course.
  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 875
  • Preferential fee 725?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
  • Laboratory
    course

Accreditation and partners association

  • Project Management Institute 12 PDU
SUMMARY
DETAILS

Objectives

To provide the knowledge and skills required to write accurate and clear technical documents, whether simple or complex, that meet standards for good technical writing.

Targeted audience

Anyone writing or updating technical documents or manuals.

Prerequisite

None.

Customer Testimonials

Good content. Good trainer.

Patrick C. / Conseiller Technique, Banque Nationale du Canada

Content

  • The role of the technical writer
  • Standard technical documents: user guides, specialized documentation, manuals, procedures, instructions and guidelines
  • Appropriate technical writing styles
  • Using plain and simple language
  • Techniques for simplifying complex topics
  • The process of developing a document: assessing requirements, defining the phases, development of a structure, preparing a draft and quality control
  • Preparing a table of contents or an index
  • Positioning graphic elements
  • Choosing between a paper copy, an online document or hypertext
  • Selecting tools that meet the needs of the writer

DATES*

*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    February 20 to February 21 2017

  • Montreal

    May 15 to May 16 2017

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