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Effectively managing a technical communication group involves a unique set of skills: clearly communicating expectations regarding jobs, effectively evaluating performance, establishing a vision for your group, making a business case for proposed projects, and selling the services of your group.

This course develops these skills through a combination of discovery exercises (which leverage your existing knowledge), formal presentations (which describe the “must knows”) and... Details
When: March 8 – April 12, 2022

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Charged with developing a tutorial or similar instructional program? Or have you developed tutorials but are looking to do so more effectively? This 4-session,course provides you with the skills needed to successfully produce effective learning programs, including following the ADDIE approach, writing instructional objectives, developing criterion-referenced quizzes and tests, describing the dominant Kirkpatrick model of evaluation, choosing an instructional strategy then... Details
When: March 8–29, 2022
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Medical writing, also called health writing or healthcare writing, is a high-paying specialty with plenty of interesting work for both freelancers and employees. Explore these opportunities and learn how to succeed as a medical writer in this course.

Your roadmap to success starts with understanding the medical writing marketplace and the key abilities and skills of medical writers. Building relevant skills and experience and developing a strong network that will help you... Details
When: January 20 – February 10, 2022
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In this 4-week asynchronous course, you will learn about UX writing for websites for non-technical audiences. You'll have practice assignments to learn important concerpts and skilss that a UX writer needs to know. You'll event learn ways to test your text to increase the probability of success.

When: January 10–31, 2022
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This course will explore the recent literature on introversion and the workplace, tools, and techniques for discovering introvert strengths, and strategies for leveraging them. Participants will identify success factors for introverts in leadersip roles and will develop action plans for individual development.

This course combines 5 weeks of readings and other resources, online discussions, interviews with introverted leaders, and short reflection papers with a virtual... Details
When: November 11 – December 16, 2021
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In this course, you will learn how to:
- identify your brand and write an effective mission statement
- select the right example pieces
- present examples to best show your expertise
- create a simple online portfolio
- avoid the biggest mistakes of resumes and CVs
- ...and more!

This 3-session course involves homework assignments to let you practice these skills, plus plenty of in-class interaction and... Details
When: November 3–17, 2021
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This science writing course will help attendees develop an appreciation for the importance of effective communication to the process and progress of science; they will acquire the bsic skills necessary to begin the work of "translating" science into non-technical language and you will have the opportuity to think "big" about science and its impact on society. Througout the duration of the course, participants will have the opportunity to apply what they learn in each session to their ... Details
When: November 2–30, 2021
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Technical communication is an exciting and challenging career that offers unlimited opportunity for professional development. But to succeed, it's not enough to learn a desktop publishing or Help authoring tool-you need to master the analysis process. This is a thinking person's dream career! TechComm Fundamentals Bootcamp is the fastest, most efficient way to jump-start your career in technical communication. It covers key theory that you can immediately apply to your work, as well ... Details
When: October 11 – November 22, 2021
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This presentation provides an insider’s perspective on a successful, real-world, long-term, enterprise-wide agile implementation. We’ll examine agile meetings to see why they are important, what they accomplish, and how to use them to your advantage. We’ll look at what it’s like to be a technical communicator creating documentation in an agile environment and provide suggestions about ways to change agile and agile tools so that they work better for everyone including you. Along... Details
When: October 6, 2021
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Are you an STC community president or treasurer? Then you won't want to miss this valuable meet-up with Bobbi Werner, STC's Board Treasurer and Liz Pohland, STC's CEO, as they answer your questions about this year's annual community budgeting process and share important banking and IRS information that you will need to know for your community. We encourage all attendees to view last years Community Budget webinar https://www.cac-stc.org/resources/leadership-webinars/ and to bring... Details
When: October 6, 2021