Course "Training for New Technical Writers" has been pre-approved by HRCI as eligible for 1 credits towards a participant's recertification upon full completion.

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Overview of the webinar

The objective of the webinar is training to become Technical Writers. Technical Writing is labor-intensive. By that, I mean that someone learns to be a Technical Writer by creating Technical Documents. Simply stated, a Technical Writer learns to do by doing. Training for Technical Writers involve General Comments about Creating Technical Documents, actually Creating Technical Documents, understanding the difference between Technical Writing and Creative Writing or Journalism, Parts of a Technical Document, Value of Editing/Proofreading/Rewriting Technical Documents, Value of Visual Aids, how to Create In-House Templates, Things to Avoid in Technical Writing, Roles of Reviewers and Approvers, and the final review of documents.

Technical Writing is an interesting, highly desirable field that is applicable to many industries. However, specialized training is absolutely necessary. This webinar is the first step in that process.

Area Covered In The Webinar

  • Learn about Technical Document issues
  • Learn Technical Writing Goals
  • Learn how to Research the Subject Matter and Audience
  • Learn how Technical Writing differs from Creative Writing
  • Learn how to Edit/Proofread Technical Writing (Rewriting)
  • Learn the Value of Charts, Graphs, Pictures, and Tables
  • Learn to Create In-House Templates
  • Things to Avoid In Technical Writing
  • Roles of Reviewers and Approvers

Why should you attend?

Technical Writers contribute to many industries, e.g. pharmaceutical, engineering consultants, energy companies and so many others. For that reason, Technical writers are in great demand. Many people desire to become Technical Writers. In order to develop excellent Technical Writers, specialized training is necessary. General guidelines for training Technical Writers are provided in the webinar. Simply stated, Technical Writers learn to do by doing!

Join the webinar as the first step to become Technical Writers.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Biologists
  • Chemists
  • Engineers
  • IT Personnel
  • Human Resources
  • Any Highly Technical and Highly Specialized Personnel

About the speaker

Robert Peoples

Years of Experience: 25+ years

After obtaining a B.S. and an M.S. in Chemistry from Tuskegee University, Robert Peoples joined the pharmaceutical industry as a Research Chemist with a concentration in analytical chemistry at Wyeth/Lederle. While at Wyeth/Lederle Robert was primar