Technical Writing Weekend Modules

Technical Writing weekend modules offer 9 different courses on 9 consecutive weekends for freshers and experienced technical writers. This course is not required to those who have enrolled in the Technical Writing Fundamentals  Certificate Course.

If you select more than one weekend modules together, you earn extra discounts.

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Overall Course Curriculum

Week 1 (April 9-10)

Introduction to Technical Documentation and Technical Writing

  • What is Technical Documentation
  • Industry and Domains using Technical Documentation
  • Key components of Technical Documentation
  • Who is a Technical Writer?
  • Key Skills Required
  • How to be a successful Technical Writer

Style guides and Templates

  • Types of Style Guides: MSTP, Chicago and others
  • Templates: Concept, how to create a template

Fee

Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 2500

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Week 2 (April 16-17)

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Technical Writing English: The Key Skill for a TW

  • Grammar
    • Parts of Speech (According to technical documentation requirement)
    • Syntax -(Sentence construction, Voice, Tense, wordiness)
  • American English Standard
  • Plain English

Fee

Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 2500

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Week 3 (April 23-24)

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Authoring Processes and Concepts

  • Elements of Document (TOC)
  • Structured
  • Unstructured
  • Minimalism
  • DITA

Authoring Types

  • Modular Writing
  • Topic-based writing
  • Task-based writing
  • Scenario-based writing
  • Feature-based Writing

Documentation Quality Check

  • Quality Measurement 
  • Readability Index
  • Validations

Fee

  • Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 2500
  • Group of 3 or more: INR 2200 each

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Week 4 (April 30-May 1)

The Guide Saga

Writing guides with global templates:

  • User Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Getting Start Guide
  • Release Notes

Fee

  • Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 2500
  • Group of 3 or more: INR 2200 each

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Week 5 (May 7-8)

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Working in Agile with cross-functional Teams

  • Working in Agile with multiple cross-functional teams
  • SDLC and DDLC in Agile
  • Using JIRA
  • Interviewing SMEs
  • Estimating Time and Task

Fee

  • Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 2500
  • Group of 3 or more: INR 2200 each

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Week 6 (May 14-15)

May 14 Introduction to DITA (3-hour Workshop) using OXYGEN XML 

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  • DITA Concepts
  • Using XML for DITA
  • DITA Output

May 15 Confluence Workshop

Fee

  • Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 5400
  • Fee ONLY for DITA with Oxygen XML Author – INR 3200
  • Fee ONLY for Confluence Workshop – INR 2500

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Week 7 (May 21-22)

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Learning Technical Documentation Tools

May 20- MadCap Flare Workshop

May 21 – FrameMaker Workshop

Fee

  • Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 5000
  • Only for one Workshop: INR 2700

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Week 8 (May 28-29): Creating website using GitHub Pages

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Trainer: Anindita Basu

Learn how to create website pages for documentation website or for personal usage. Use the website for creating your portfolio to share samples on job or as freelancers.

Outline

  • Basics of Markdown: Headings, tables, images, links, numbered lists, bulleted lists, bold, italics
  • Basics of GitHub Pages: Publishing source, visibility, themes and styling
  • Basics of Jekyll: Site variables, page variables, front matter, data files, file includes
  • Result: Create the website

Fee

Fee for this Module – INR 3000

About the Instructor

The course will be conducted by 6 instructors led by Punit Shrivastava.

Punit Shrivastava is involved in mentoring and helping technical writing community for a long time. He prefers sharing knowledge and learning with the focus on having a skilled community. He has 20+ years of experience in the field of writing that spreads across writing for English daily, The Asian Age, and 17+ experience in technical documentation.

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