Writing Skills for Engineers

Aim

This course helps you improve the quality of your written reports and reduce how much time you spend writing. It covers how to adapt your writing style for different documents and different audiences, along with some ‘best practice’ in grammar so that you can write more clearly and concisely.


Learning outcomes    

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
 
  • Write in a direct, concise style
  • Adapt your writing style to a range of audiences
  • Write efficiently and not waste time
  • Use technological tools for better writing
  • Evaluate where to put your effort to improve YOUR writing


Tutor

Penny Tayor has been teaching engineers to write for over 20 years and is often asked to edit and critique a range of engineering documents. Penny has combined an engineering career in the automotive industry and academia
with postgraduate qualifications in teaching, coaching and psychology.


Intended for    

This course is relevant for anyone who has to communicate, whether through reports, articles, papers, proposals or just via email.


Entry criteria    

None. However, you will be asked to complete 30 minutes of preparatory work to bring with you on the day.



Don't delay booking your place - if we have not received enough bookings to break even one month before the date of the course, we will have to cancel it.

Event Information

Eventbrite - Writing Skills for Engineers

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
22/11/2019 - 22/11/2018

Time
10:00 - 17:30

Price
£345 + VAT for Members
(Early bird £310 + VAT)

£460 + VAT for Non-Members
(Early bird £414 + VAT)

Location
The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom

Speaker(s)
Penny Taylor

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org






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