This one-day course will impart the necessary knowledge and skills for technical report writing skills. The course is structured such that participants will learn to look out for an appropriate style, tone and format of writing, express their points coherently, and consistently produce sharp, focused and concise written work. They will also pick up skills to vet common writing errors and to convincingly share these ideas with their peers. At the same time, participants will be able to understand the characteristics of proposals and ensure that their writing is suitable for the format.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;
For individuals to master new and specific techniques that will help sharpen their writing skills. The course will help participants produce a higher standard of written submissions, and to understand that good writing is, and should not be difficult.
Module 1: The Fundamentals of Effective Technical Proposal Writing
Caroline Josephine Dawson holds a Master of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She has more than 8 years of invaluable experience in teaching business, environmental and technical communication and 10 years in the field of journalism and publishing. Caroline has trained operational, supervisory and managerial staff from various organisations.
As an Editor of 4 publications, i.e. Executive Inc, The Hemispheres, The Hemispheres Kid and Koolkidz Magazine, Caroline is presented with opportunities to conduct all facets of written communication to not only the corporate sector but students and aspiring writers as well. Caroline has also written several articles which have all been published in established local magazines. Her dissertation “Effective Ways of Promoting Environmental Consciousness among School Children in Singapore” is kept in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and various nature organisations in Singapore as resource and reference material on environmental and persuasive communication.
In addition, her professional work experience as a Corporate Trainer has required her to market the value of her programs and persuade clients to value and understand the urgency of good communication skills in the workforce. She has also worked with the Workforce Development Agency of Singapore to develop training content for the Employability Skills System where she successfully attained industry approved competencies in conducting, planning and designing competency-based assessments for workshops.