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 for 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 (Jul 2-3)

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

Week 2 (Jul 9-10)

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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 (Jul 16-17)

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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 (July 23-24)

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 (July 30-31)

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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 (Aug 6-7)

Aug 6 Introduction to DITA (3-hour Workshop) using OXYGEN XML 

  • DITA Concepts
  • Using XML for DITA
  • DITA Output

Aug 7 Confluence Workshop

Fee

  • Fee for this Module (Both Days) – INR 5000
  • Fee ONLY for DITA with Oxygen XML Author – INR 3000
  • Fee ONLY for Confluence Workshop – INR 2500

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Week 7 (Aug 13-14)

Learning Technical Documentation Tools

Aug 13- MadCap Flare Workshop

Aug 14 – Adobe FrameMaker Workshop

Fee

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

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Week 8 (Sept 3-4): Markdown + GitHub, AsciiDoc + BitBucket to create Portfolio site

Learn how to create Markdown and AsciiDoc projects and work with GitHub and BitBucket, respectively. Also, learn how to create a portfolio page. The 

Outline

  • Learn Markdown to author technical documentation
  • Learn how to work with GitHub using Markdown
  • Learn AsciiDoc to author technical documentation
  • Learn how to work with BitBucket using AsciiDoc
  • Create a portfolio page using Jekyll

Sep 3: Markdown + GitHub (View Course page)

Sep 4: AsciiDoc + BitBucket (View course page)

Fee

Both Days – INR 2500

Week 9 (Aug 28): Camtasia Workshop

Learn how to create Video using Camtasia.

Outline

  • Start from scratch
  • Working with images to add
  • Working with text
  • Using Audio
  • Publishing output

Fee

Both Days – INR 1500

About the Instructor

The course will be conducted by 8 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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