Technical Writing-This course provides you with a background in the technical writing skills necessary in workplace

This course provides you with a background in the technical writing skills necessary in workplace

Technical Writing

This course provides you with a background in the technical writing skills necessary in workplace

A brief summary

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In every career, you must be able to communicate effectively and clearly if you want to be successful. This course will provide you with a background in the practical, technical writing skills that are necessary in today's workplace. This course covers internal workplace communications,  external business-to-business and business-to-consumer writing skills, presentations and how to use visuals effectively, writing clear instructions and process documents, and using social media effectively.

Instructor:

Millionlights Faculty

What you will learn

Audience AnalysisInternal Communication: Writing Memos and Emails
External Communication: Formal LettersUsing Visuals to Convey Information
Process DocumentationWriting Proposals
Communicating on the Internet






Course Fee: Free

Certification By: Not Certified

Audience Analysis, Internal Communication: Writing Memos and Emails

Audience Analysis, How does Audience Impact Delivery?,Memos,Major Topic Emails, Ethics of Electronic Communication,

xternal Communication: Formal Letters

Overview of Formal Letter Writing, Business Letter Format, Common Letter Purposes,

Using Visuals to Convey Information

Visuals Based on Numeric Data, Other Types of Visuals, Multimedia in Technical Writing, Integrating Visuals, Ethics

Process Documentation, Writing Proposals

Planning for a Proposal, Tools of Persuasion, Writing a Proposal, Formatting, Adding Visuals to Proposals,

Communicating on the Internet

"New Media" and Generating Content for the Web, Blogging, Social Media for Businesses, Discussion Forums, Wikis, Concerns for Online Writing

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