Technical Writing *ONLINE*

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July 11, 2024
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM (NDT)

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Learn how to enhance your technical documentation by writing with clarity, brevity and accuracy for the intended audience.

Technical writing conveys information about a technical subject to a specific audience for a specific purpose. It can prompt change, guide decisions, educate readers or offer instruction. In this course, you will learn to produce clearly written, accurate and comprehensive technical documents for your audiences.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the differences between technical writing and other styles of writing
  • Define the steps involved in organizing a technical writing project
  • Describe the role of planning, scheduling, style guides and editing
  • Understand how to present information in technical documentation
  • Develop user-friendly technical documents
  • Recognize the structures and style which work best for technical documentation
  • Understand the technical writing process

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7


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This course qualifies as credits toward the International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) professional certifications.  

When applying to sit for either the exam for Communications Management Professional (CMP)® or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)® or to apply for recertification, Gardiner Centre courses can be an integral part of your application package. 

To learn more about this global standard certification, visit: To inquire about sitting for a certification exam, contact the local IABC NL chapter at, or visit:

This course qualifies for Professional Development Units (PDUs) as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Each course has a specific qualifying factor for PDUs. See the table below for a specific PDU breakdown for this Gardiner Center program.

To learn more about PDUs and how to apply these credits to your active credential please see

Talent Triangle Allocations

Qualifying PDU Hours

Ways of Working


Power Skills


Business Acumen






Past Participants Said:

"I gained a new perspective on an activity that I currently do in my work. I expect to be more efficient and effective in my writing."

"Allowed me to take a step back and take a look at my writing techniques and make them more clear and concise."

"Martha is a very knowledgeable instructor and delivers the subject in a manner that is easy to understand."

"In this line of work, technical writing and communications is essential with employees, coworkers, superiors, clients and anyone involved with certain projects. This workshop was able to broaden the vocabulary and verbiage used for said communications." - Fall 2022 Participant 



Martha Muzychka, ABC

Martha Muzychka, an ABC, MC, and IABC Fellow, serves as the Principal of Praxis Communications, an independent consultancy located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Founded in 2005, her work centers on various areas, including health, gender equity, education, culture, natural resource, and social policy.

 Martha demonstrates strengths in communications, qualitative research, policy analysis, consultation processes, reputation and crisis management, and writing. In her professional endeavors, she explores innovative approaches for communication and engagement, combining a unique community perspective with a solid foundation in strategic communications principles. Her clientele encompasses both large and small organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as across Canada, spanning the government, non-profit, community, and private sectors. Martha brings extensive experience to the table, including public speaking, workshop development and presentation, and group facilitation.

She offers workshops and training sessions to institutions, corporations, and community agencies, covering topics such as business writing, communications and media relations, evaluation and qualitative research methodology, reputation management, social media, design thinking, and creativity in business development. Since 2014, Martha has been a licensed trainer with MDC, delivering key programs like Think on Your Feet, Writing Dynamics, and The Skilled Presenter to professionals.

Martha specializes in creating custom training for various audiences, including corporate, institutional, and community sectors. Additionally, she develops supporting materials like PowerPoint presentation slides, trainer and participant modules, handouts, and evaluation forms, incorporating innovative teaching techniques designed to support adult learners and reinforce learning objectives.

Since 2020, Martha has invested in professional development focused on online facilitation and engagement. She has adapted her existing training programs to virtual environments and implemented these strategies for new training programs.

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