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Professional Technical Writing for Public Officials & Dignitaries

Building Public Trust with Effective Technical Writing

This 16-hour Public Official Course offers the theoretical foundation and best approaches to conveying information with clarity, precision, and authority through technical writing. This is designed for public officials and dignitaries to equip them with high-quality writing skills that reflect professionalism and credibility, which are all fundamental to building and strengthening public trust.

Class Schedules July 03, 2024 July 04, 2024

Individual Rate: 15,000 PHP (260 USD)

Online Live via

Course Structure

Day 1: Foundations of Technical Writing

Session 1: Introduction to Technical Writing
– Overview of technical writing and its importance for public officials
– Key principles of clarity, precision, and authority in technical writing
– Understanding the audience and their needs

Session 2: Elements of Technical Documents
– Structure and format of technical documents
– Common types of technical documents for public officials
– Writing clear and concise summaries

Quiz 1: Assessing understanding of technical writing principles and document elements.

Day 2: Writing with Clarity and Precision

Session 3: Techniques for Clear Writing
– Avoiding jargon and using plain language
– Techniques for improving sentence structure and readability
– Importance of active voice in technical writing

Session 4: Precision in Technical Writing
– Ensuring accuracy and avoiding ambiguity
– Using data and evidence effectively
– Integrating visuals and graphics for clarity

Quiz 2: Testing knowledge of writing techniques for clarity and precision.

DURATION

2 Days Study 

TIME COMMITMENT

8 Hours/Day

FORMAT

Live Online Classes

DELIVERABLES

1 Test, 1 Minor Project

DIFFICULTY

 Intermediate

COURSE LANGUAGE

 English

CERTIFICATION

Dry Stamp Physical Certificate

PLATFORMS

MS Office/Google Suite, Zoom Professional, Viber

What You’ll Learn
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the principles of Technical Writing
  • Recognize the needs of the constituents and apply the format that best represent the public officials and dignitaries
  • Write and edit documents with improved clarity, coherence, and quality
Class Schedules
  • Day 1: July 04, 2024, 9AM to 5PM
  • Day 2: July 05, 2024, 9AM to 5PM
Corporate Rates Available.

Special Packages and Rates are available for your organization.

Course Instructor

Dr. Pauline Gidget Estella is a researcher and lecturer based in Germany, with teaching and supervision engagements in Sweden and Turkey. She previously held the position of assistant professor at the University of the Philippines. Currently, Dr. Estella is one of the researchers in the DECIPHER project, a comparative study funded by the German Research Foundation, which examines COVID-19-related crisis communication in Europe and the U.S.
 
Dr. Estella has extensive experience teaching communication research, journalism, and intercultural communication in reputable institutions in Germany, the Philippines, and Turkey. Beyond academia, she has provided consultancy services for various stakeholders, including research consultancy for international organizations such as the European Journalism Centre, and curriculum evaluation consultancy for the Philippine Department of Education. Additionally, she has worked as a workplace communication consultant for numerous government agencies and private companies in the Philippines.
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