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Technical Report Writing

Technical Report Writing

Duration (Days)

2

Overview

This course is designed to assess the needs of users and create documents that explain technical information. Learn the mechanics of good technical writing, along with techniques for document design and page layout.

Objectives
  • Write effective technical documents, manuals and papers.

  • Build effective sentences and sections that explain information clearly.

  • Employ diagrams, tables, charts and other graphical tools effectively.

  • Create informative content that readers will understand and use.

Course Outline
  • Introduction to technical writing

  • Dealing with common writing problems

  • The writing process

  • Eliminating misconceptions that shall technical writing

  • Identify purpose and reader’s purpose

  • Exposing tacit knowledge

  • Ensuring clarity and readability

  • The mechanics of writing

  • Working with words

  • Editing

  • Structure information for understanding

  • Audience-driven document design

  • Determining the document types

  • Building documents

  • Prototyping the document