National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
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Secrets of Successful Technical Writing

An intensive one-day writing clinic!

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Program Description

Secrets of Successful Technical Writing is an intensive one-day writing clinic that will help you master the skills you need to handle any technical writing project with ease and confidence. Like our two-day Business Writing & Grammar Skills, this workshop is packed with hands-on practice sessions that guide you through various "real world" technical writing challenges.

You'll discover how to use clustering, ranking, structuring and other shortcuts to minimize your writing time, how to create a Writer's Action Plan to organize and present information clearly and concisely, and tips for banishing wordiness and excessive technical jargon from your writing.

You'll also learn to identify and avoid the common pitfalls that often trap technical writers. The take-home materials alone are worth the cost of this training, because you'll receive time-saving templates for writing status reports, sales reports, proposals, marketing plans, summaries, RFPs/PSRs and more.

Don't leave your technical writing skills to chance! Invest a day in this information-packed clinic and you'll quickly gain the essential knowledge and expertise you need to make every technical writing project shine.

What You’ll Learn

  1. Before you begin-steps you must take to ensure you'll accomplish
    your objectives
  2. Assessing your readers' technical literacy level to understand what you can and can't expect from them
  3. How to prevent overwhelming your readers by presenting mountains of information clearly and concisely
  4. Creating a structure that will enhance readability and understanding
  5. Communicating with statistics, tables, graphs and charts
  6. Tips for writing step-by-step instructions
  7. How to write descriptions with technical precision
  8. Presenting multi-step information in a logical sequence of steps

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Your Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction

We stand behind our seminars with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee of satisfaction. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial information you receive during this workshop, we’ll refund your money in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!

Program Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
8:30 a.m.

Group Discount: When 3 enroll from your organization, a 4th attends FREE!

Lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education:
Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop,

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