11
April 2017

Technical Writing: Solutions for Effective Written Communication

Status: 18 seats available
Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM-4:30 PM: Technical Writing: Solutions for Effective Written Communica
Location: Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Eric Tung, MA
Principal Consultant, Prolepsis Consulting
Credit: 6.5 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price APEGBC Member: $425.00 + GST = $446.25 until Mar 28, 2017

APEGBC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $495.00 + GST = $519.75

Non-Member Price: $495.00 + GST = $519.75

APEGBC Student Member Price: $247.50 + GST = $259.88
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by March 28, 2017 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
APEGBC Contact: Jennifer Chan | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4861
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4861
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: jchan@apeg.bc.ca
This seminar provides practical, applicable solutions and techniques for how to express your thoughts succinctly in written format. Through a series of hands-on workshops, you'll learn to write effective emails, technical memos, letters, reports, and other documents. Whether you're a junior employee or a seasoned professional in your technical field, this seminar will help you to improve your technical writing skills.

Seminar Description

How do I learn to write more effectively? How can I write for both technical and non-technical audiences?

This seminar provides practical, applicable solutions, and techniques for how to express your thoughts succinctly in written format. Through a series of hands-on workshops, you’ll learn to write effective emails, technical memos, letters, reports, and other documents. Whether you’re a junior employee or a seasoned professional in your technical field, this seminar will help you to improve your technical writing skills.

Objectives

In this seminar, you will learn to:

  • Write effective emails, technical memos, letters and reports.
  • Write clearly and concisely.
  • Eliminate common errors.
  • Organize information effectively and understand how your audiences process information.
  • Use headings, lists, and other tools to help with the readability of your documents.

Target Audience

Engineers and geoscientists who wish to improve their technical writing skills, and who write emails, letters, memos, and reports as part of their role.

Presenter

Eric Tung, MA
Principal Consultant, Prolepsis Consulting

Eric Tung has a master of arts in english from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is an English Instructor at the UBC Writing Centre, where he teaches academic, professional, and business writing courses. Some of the courses he teaches include Report and Business Writing, Writing Proposals, and Writing for Engineers in the Workplace. He is also an Instructor at Simon Fraser University, where he teaches Business Communications at the Beedie School of Business.

As a Principal Consultant at Prolepsis Consulting, Eric designs and delivers customized business, proposal, and technical writing workshops to various organizations, including engineering and consulting firms. He advises firms on their communications strategy, and writes proposals and business plans for his clients.

Eric is also a Business Transformation and Change Management Consultant, specializing in change management strategy and implementation, stakeholder engagement, organizational readiness assessments, leadership coaching, facilitation, instructional design, training, and technical and business communications.

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