Technical Report Writing

Course Objectives

  • Adopt a writing style that meets the expectations of the reader
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Show a positive and professional image
  • Demonstrate – through practical example- learning principles of outlining and organizing different types of technical reports
  • Demonstrate – through practical example- the ability to adapt content and detail to suit different levels of readership
  • Demonstrate – through practical example- a full- scale understanding of the standards of effective writing craftsman

Who Can Benefit

  • Managers, supervisors and anyone who wish to improve their technical writing competencies

Course content

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Putting technical Writing where it belongs , Better writer, Better Engineer
  • (10) dysfunctional things that may destroy your credibility as a  technical writer
  • Types & Purposes of technical reports
  • Technical reports vs. other types of reports  -financial / legal / medical / business
  • The specific requirements of technical writing
  • Factual reports-  Analytical reports-  Instructional reports
  • An analysis of your own writing habits
  • Why technical reports are difficult to write?
  • The Peon Complex and arbitrary guidelines
  • Factors that influence your own on-the-job writing
  • What does it mean to write effectively?
  • Good writing vs. effective writing The 12 Cs of effective writing
  • Organizing your report  (descending vs. ascending approach)
  • Stages of report preparation & writing (video-based Presentation)
  • How to engineer you technical report? Anatomy of a technical report
  • Illustrative techniques & computer assisted applications that add power to report presentation
  • Using the FOG in measuring readability and economy of your writing

 

Code Courses Title Date Venue Price Request
CM04 Technical Report Writing
04 Aug to 08 Aug 2018 Istanbul contact us
03 Nov to 07 Nov 2018 Dubai contact us

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