Technical Writing: Best Practices
Duration: 60 Minutes
Faculty: Robert Peoples Course ID: 0032 Level: Intermediate
Technical Writing is used create and maintain documents. Most companies have in-house requirements that all documents produced within the organizations conform to the firms’ particular requirements. The purpose of this webinar is to define and clarify general guidelines for the creation and maintenance of documents in order to ensure consistency between documents created by various functional groups within organizations.
Why should you Attend:
IT, scientific, human resources and even legal personnel may benefit from learning how to apply the best practices to Technical Writing because the creation of documents applies to all disciplines. Join this webinar to gain valuable insight into how to address this challenge.
Description of the topic:
All members of organizations will be required to document something that we have done. In order to document what we have done it is wise to learn the best practices of Technical Writing. Technical Writing applies to multiple industries and disciplines in which written records are produced. Such records generally conform to Technical Writing Best Practices and are consistent with in-house guidelines and procedures. This webinar will provide rules, guidelines and processes to produce high quality documents.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Technical Writing Best Practices General Requirements
- Technical Writing Best Practices for Violations
- Technical Writing Best Practices for Corrections
- Technical Writing Best Practices for Reference to Source Materials
- Technical Writing Best Practices for Handwritten Notes
- Technical Writing Best Practices the Treatment of Numbers
Who Will Benefit:
- IT personnel
- Human Resources
- CEO’s and CFO’s
- Managers and Directors of Operations
Robert Peoples, after obtaining a B.S. and an M.S. in Chemistry from Tuskegee University, Robert Peoples joined the pharmaceutical industry as a Research Chemist with a concentration in analytical chemistry at Wyeth/Lederle. While at Wyeth/Lederle Robert was primarily responsible for the analysis of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) in various drug delivery formulations, e.g. aerosols, capsules, creams, ointments and tablets. He joined Organon/Merck as a Research Chemist responsible for the development of stability-indicating methods of analysis using HPLC.
While at Organon/Merck, Robert transitioned into technical writing. As a Technical Writer he was responsible for the creation of procedures for instrument qualification, test scripts, IQ/OQ/PQ protocols for sample handling, cleaning validation reports, method transfer reports, method validation reports, stability reports, Change Control and CAPAs. Later he joined Johnson and Johnson as a Technical Writer where he created stability strategies, protocols and reports as