Technical Writing Best Practices

Recorded Session
60 Minutes


    Technical Writing generally conforms to Good Documentation Practices (GDocP). This term describes standards to create and maintain documents. The term is primarily associated with the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries but applies to documents created in multiple organizations. 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.

Learning Objectives

    • Apply Technical Writing Best Practices to any document
    • Gain insight into Technical Writing Best Practices General Requirements
    • Avoid violations of Technical Writing Best Practices
    • Learn the Technical Writing Best Practices for corrections
    • Learn the Technical Writing Best Practices for the treatment of numbers
    • Learn the Technical Writing Best Practices for the reference of source materials

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.

Area Covered

    • Basics of Technical Writing Best Practices
    • Technical Writing Best Practices General Requirements
    • Technical Writing Best Practices for Violations
    • Technical Writing Best Practices for Corrections
    • Technical Writing Best Practices the Treatment of Numbers
    • Technical Writing Best Practices for Reference to Source Materials

Who will benefit?

    • IT Personnel
    • Scientific Personnel
    • Human Resources
    • Any highly specialized company personnel
    • Chemists
    • Engineers
    • Any highly technical, highly specialized personnel
    • Scientists, engineers, and technicians in research and development
    • Quality assurance (QA)
    • Information technology (IT)
    • Manufacturing
    • Other operations professionals
    • Administrative staff that must prepare documentation in support of R&D and operations activities
    • Anyone who wants an in-depth and comprehensive overview of the structure of the language and writing within the broad range of reporting that the industry requires
Webinar Option
Downloadable Recorded Session
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Speaker Profile

ins_img 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, …