Technical Report Writing & Presentation Skills

Overview 

The need for skilled report writing has increased in the last 20 years. Companies increasingly seek training for technical staff, however, technical writing skills are not only necessary for engineers and alike; these skills are critical in any technically-oriented professional job. Technical communications—or technical writing—is not writing about a specific technical topic such as computers, but about any technical topic. The term "technical" refers to knowledge that is not widespread, that is more the territory of experts and specialists.

Technical communications is the delivery of technical information in a manner that is adapted to their needs, level of understanding and background. One of the challenges in writing about highly technical subjects is to do so in a way that a non-specialist could understand. This ability to translate technical information to non-specialists is a key skill to any technical communicator.

Good technical reports can serve the purpose of effective communications, motivating the implementation of recommended actions and gaining the respect of the organization.

This comprehensive two-day workshop covers technical report writing principles. Participants will be able to tackle and present technical reports with confidence, skill and enthusiasm.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Employ the most effective writing techniques to enhance clarity and coherence
  • Apply the principles of effective business communication and report writing to compose high quality reports
  • Produce technical reports which reflect coherence, clarity, conciseness, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Present technical information in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner.
  • Turn the most technical presentation into one that is exciting and memorable

 

Programme Outline

Topics covered in this workshop include:

  • The various types of reports utilised in an organisation
  • The elements of the writing process
  • The different modes of writing
  • The specific elements of technical writing
  • Achieving clarity and coherence in their technical writing
  • The different elements of a technical report: how to organise segments, and how to achieve emphasis and clarity through use of headings, fonts, bullets, and other devices available.
  • Structure a technical presentation to gain maximum effect
  • Develop a formalized presentation
  • Effective presentation skills – project control and confidence

Details

Date 14th - 16th September, 2015 View Event Calendar
Time 8:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Duration 3 Days
Cost TT $3,800.00 (inclusive of training materials, refreshments and Certificate of Participation) 
Please note that prices are subject to change without notice.
Venue Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business
Max Richards Drive,
Uriah Butler Highway, North West,
Mt. Hope

Contact

Tel: 645-6700
Fax: 662-1411

Coordinators:

Brent Cassim - ext. 330
Anastasia Mohammed - ext. 328

E-mail: openenrolment@lokjackgsb.edu.tt

Certification

Certificates will only be issued to participants who have attained a minimum attendance rate of 75% for the duration of the course.

Course Cancellation/ Reschedule Policy

Arthur Lok Jack GSB (ALJGSB) reserves the right to cancel training at any time. If ALJGSB cancels the training due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of ALJGSB, you are entitled to a full refund of the course fee, or your course fee can be credited toward a future training, based upon availability (providing payments have been made before original advertised date).

ALJGSB reserves the right to reschedule training at any time. If ALJGSB reschedules training due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of ALJGSB, the training will take place at the next available time. Participants will be informed via phone and/or e-mails.

 

  

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