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Get to the Point! A Practical Writing Course for Technical Professionals
Most technical professionals avoided writing classes but now find that to succeed, they must be able to put their ideas and information in writing. Emails, reports, proposals, recommendations, and business cases are still the most effective way we deliver information. How you communicate is what will differentiate you and your organization from your competition.
In Get to the Point! A Practical Writing Course for Technical Professionals you will learn techniques that apply to writing technical letters, reports, emails, proposals and recommendations.
This comprehensive agenda introduces participants to the Pyramid Method of WritingTM and applies it to several writing situations. Participants will also receive personal feedback on at least three writing assignments and experience group and individual exercises.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Organize the writing task
• Identify primary information and direct readers’ attention to it
• Differentiate between ‘need to know’ and ‘nice to know’ information
• Structure information in a logical order to increase readability
• Match the language and tone to the audience level of knowledge
• Create a confident, effective writing style and image
• Understand common grammar issues and rules
• Use email, text messages and voice mail effectively and productively
• Communicate clear, concise and complete messages
EARLY BIRD PRICE: $575 (Register by April 1st)
Regular Price: $650 for Members, $750 for Non-Members
Lunch & Snacks included
DATE & TIME: APRIL 23 & 24, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
LOCATION: 1000 Waverley St. Winnipeg MB. Training room 104
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Lisa Moretto, President of RGI International, Inc., is responsible for developing and presenting workshops specializing in improving technical communications skills. She has been active in the technical communication field for 27 years and has been presenting workshops to engineers and other scientific and technical professionals since 1992. Prior to RGI, Moretto was a Learning Products Engineer in the Office Products Division of Hewlett-Packard Ltd and worked as an Information Developer for IBM. Lisa teaches regularly to the EGM, LSAM, Manitoba Hydro, Richardson International, and TetraTech.
Early Bird Pricing - Get to the Point! A Practical Writing Course for Technical Professionals
$675.00 (Members pay $575.00)