Aspire Journeys

Technical Writer Journey

  • 60 Courses | 28h 11m 19s
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Communicating technical information can be a challenging task. Whether you’re a technical guru or someone less experienced, and whether your audience is made up of experts or novices, you need proven strategies to succeed. For many professionals, technical writing skills are an important part of day-to-day communication. In some industries, writing well isn’t just a matter of writing grammatically correct sentences; it also involves producing technical documents that are suited to the requirements, comprehension level, and background of their readers. You can learn how to tailor your written communication to the specific requirements of different types of technical material – so that whether you want to persuade or to instruct, you'll be able to achieve your writing goals. This Journey is based on real-time market information from Burning Glass Technologies and focuses on the role of the Technical Writer within organizations.

Writing, Editing & Communication Skills

Being clear and concise in business writing isn't always easy. But writing well is essential in the workplace if you want what you write to be read, understood, and acted upon.  Learn more about writing, editing, and communication skills.

  • 16 Courses | 5h 21m 5s

Creativity

You might not describe yourself as a creative person, but everyday activities – like problem solving or spotting opportunities – rely on your creative thinking and innovation. Originality is key, but your ideas also have to work within real-world constraints.  Learn more about creativity.

  • 9 Courses | 5h 15m 49s

Research & Organization

Even with great schedule management and organizing skills, it's easy to get off track if you're not careful.  Learn more about research and organization.

  • 14 Courses | 4h 45m 30s

Word Basics

Well-constructed sentences express an idea by using the parts of speech in a logical order, and are essential for effective business writing.  Learn more about word basics.

  • 6 Courses | 2h 8m 57s

Project Management Basics

For the new project manager, the essentials  – what you need to know to undertake your new responsibilities - are not always obvious. Project management involves a lot of moving parts.  Learn more about project management.

  • 15 Courses | 10h 39m 58s

COURSES INCLUDED

Improving Your Technical Writing Skills
For many professionals in the pharmaceutical, technology, finance, and similar industries, technical writing skills are an important part of day-to-day communication. Writing well in these industries isn’t just a matter of writing grammatically correct sentences; it also involves producing technical documents that are suited to the requirements, comprehension level, and background of their readers. In this course, you'll learn techniques for better writing that will help you avoid common pitfalls and structure your business writing more effectively. You'll find out how to tailor your written communication to the specific requirements of different types of technical material – so that whether you want to persuade or to instruct, you'll be able to achieve your writing goals.
7 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Proven Techniques for Technical Communication
Communicating technical information can be a challenging task. Whether you’re a technical guru or someone less experienced, and whether your audience is made up of experts or novices, you need proven strategies to succeed. In this course, you will learn techniques for conveying technical information in an easy-to-understand manner for a variety of audiences.
6 videos | 27m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Effective Stakeholder Communications for Technology Professionals
To earn the support and trust of stakeholders, you need to continuously and effectively communicate how your role in providing technology resources helps your stakeholders realize their own objectives. In this course, you will learn how to identify your stakeholders, how to choose the right channels with which to communicate with your stakeholders, how to hone your stakeholder message, how to establish trust with your stakeholders through difficult communications, and how to engage your stakeholders through storytelling.
6 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Taking Effective and Professional Notes
Skilled note taking can make you more productive in business situations. Writing notes and engaging in written communication also provide an effective record to review when necessary. In this course, you'll learn tools, techniques, and grammar strategies for effective note taking in interviews and meetings. You'll also learn ways to write notes that help you learn and recall information, to make it easier to communicate to others.
6 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Writing Skills for Public Relations
The ability to write well is an essential skill and responsibility for all public relations (PR) professionals. Good writing is often time consuming and doesn't always come easy, but it's vital for connecting with your target audience and conveying your key brand messages in a clear and engaging manner. In this course, you'll learn how to develop written messages for your public relation initiative. You’ll explore how to create and distribute attention-grabbing press and social media releases. You’ll also learn techniques for managing an effective social media marketing campaign.
6 videos | 19m has Assessment available Badge
The Art and Science of Communication
There is a science behind communication, including how we react neuro-physiologically to others – through verbal communication such as their words and tone, as well as the non-verbal communication of their actions and body language. There's also an art to communication, allowing your authentic self to shine through and allowing the exchange with another person to unfold naturally. In this course, you’ll learn about the art and science of communication. You’ll explore techniques for connecting with your audience and building trust with them so that your communication intention is clear and understood. You’ll also learn the basic principles of assertive communication that is positive and not aggressive.
6 videos | 21m has Assessment available