Post Graduate Diploma Course in Technical Writing

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Program Description

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Technical Writing

This course is designed to suit people who are keen on taking Technical Writing as a profession and want to learn/fine tune their skills and acquire a cutting edge over others. Total duration of the course: 150 Hours Regular Schedule: 1 hour daily – 5 days a week – Monday through Friday—6 Months Fast Track:2 hours daily – 5 days a week – Monday through Friday—3 Months Weekend Batch: 6 Hours every week – Saturdays and Sundays—6 Months

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to the Writing Process
  • Introduction to Technical Writing
  • DDLC
  • Types of Technical Writing
    • Procedural Writing
    • Paragraph Writing
    • Report Writing
    • Writing for Electronic Media
  • Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publication
    • General Topics
    • Content Formatting and Layout
    • Global Content
    • Content for Software Developers
    • Web Content
    • Grammatical Elements
    • Punctuation
    • List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Various Types of Documents Created by Technical Writers
    1. Business Proposal
    2. User Guide
    3. White Paper
    4. Case Studies
  • Publishing Concepts
    • Various publishing concepts including:
      1. Variable Headers and Footers
      2. Using Em Dash, En Dash, and so on
      3. Using White Space
      4. Color Theory
      5. Font Theory
      6. Printing Basics
  • Concepts of Technical Writing
    • Introduction to Structured Authoring
    • DITA — Theory and Practice
    • XML — Taking Documentation to next level
  • Industry Standard Tools
    • Microsoft Word (Advanced Publishing Features)
    • Microsoft Visio (Diagramming Tool)
    • Adobe Technical Communication Suite which includes:
      • FrameMaker (including Structured Authoring)
      • RoboHelp (including latest Help formats)
      • Captivate
      • Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • SnagIT from Techsmith
  • Regular Assignments
  • Two Tests
  • Final Exam
  • Project
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Established in 1986 in Chennai, India, 'KBuffer Online' owned by Mr. G.M. Sundaram has been serving various clients in the fields of Publishing, Printing, and Multimedia. They also had a branch in Mad ... Read More

Established in 1986 in Chennai, India, 'KBuffer Online' owned by Mr. G.M. Sundaram has been serving various clients in the fields of Publishing, Printing, and Multimedia. They also had a branch in Madurai to cater to the needs of many publishers in that city. The Promoter, Mr. G.M. Sundaram has rich experience in fields of Training, Publishing, and Multimedia. In 2003, Super Graphics started promoting various courses under the brand name of KBuffer. Read less