Post Graduate Diploma Course in Technical Writing

KBuffer

Program Description

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Technical Writing

KBuffer

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Technical Writing

This course is designed to suit people who are keen in taking Technical Writing as a profession and want to learn/fine tune their skills and acquire a cutting edge over others.

Total duration of the course: 150 Hours

Regular Schedule: 1 hour daily – 5 days a week – Monday through Friday—6 Months

Fast Track:2 hours daily – 5 days a week – Monday through Friday—3 Months

Weekend Batch: 6 Hours every week – Saturdays and Sundays—6 Months

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to the Writing Process
  • Introduction to Technical Writing
  • DDLC
  • Types of Technical Writing
    • Procedural Writing
    • Paragraph Writing
    • Report Writing
    • Writing for Electronic Media
  • Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publication
    • General Topics
    • Content Formatting and Layout
    • Global Content
    • Content for Software Developers
    • Web Content
    • Grammatical Elements
    • Punctuation
    • List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Various Types of Documents Created by Technical Writers
    1. Business Proposal
    2. User Guide
    3. White Paper
    4. Case Studies
  • Publishing Concepts
    • Various publishing concepts including:
      1. Variable Headers and Footers
      2. Using Em Dash, En Dash, and so on
      3. Using White Space
      4. Color Theory
      5. Font Theory
      6. Printing Basics
    • Concepts of Technical Writing
      • Introduction to Structured Authoring
      • DITA — Theory and Practice
      • XML — Taking Documentation to next level
    • Industry Standard Tools
      • Microsoft Word (Advanced Publishing Features)
      • Microsoft Visio (Diagramming Tool)
      • Adobe Technical Communication Suite which includes:
        • FrameMaker (including Structured Authoring)
        • RoboHelp (including latest Help formats)
        • Captivate
        • Photoshop
    • Adobe InDesign
    • SnagIT from Techsmith
  • Regular Assignments
  • Two Tests
  • Final Exam
  • Project
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 3, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
July 2016
Duration
Duration
150 hours
Full time
Price
Price
900 USD
Information
Deadline
Start date July 2016
Place
India Chennai
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Duration 150 hours
Price 900 USD