Effective communication is essential in today's business climate, with technical writers serving as professional communicators whose roles vary across industry and context. With proper skills and experience, you can find rewarding and engaging work in many different fields in this career.
In this comprehensive course, the technical writing section will explore the framework of technical writing, the conventions it follows, and the essential elements all technical writing needs. The management section will teach you the basics of business and management, including key financial and accounting terms, successful negotiation strategies, the marketing process, employment law, compliance and regulatory requirements, licensing, permits, and taxes. You will also learn about the seven management disciplines that are essential to success.
Additionally, this course includes a lesson on preparing for the Certified Professional Technical Communicator exam.
Disclaimer: To qualify for the externship applications process, students must successfully complete the online course content and have account balances up to date (at a minimum). Going through the externship application process does not guarantee an externship. COVID may be affecting the externship process or site availability in your area. Students can begin researching the steps of the application process 2 weeks prior to completing courses.