Virtual 2-Day Seminar on Technical Writing Masterclass in Life Sciences (September 8-9, 2022) –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “2-Day Virtual Seminar on Technical Writing Masterclass in Life Sciences” training has been added to from offer.

The virtual seminar will begin with a general discussion on technical writing and its role in the life sciences. Technical writers produce a variety of technical documents that are necessary to manage and direct regulated operations and to meet regulatory requirements. In the webinar, time will be spent discussing these types of documents, their importance, and the consequences of messages that are unclear or misunderstood.

The seminar then looks at the writing process starting with the audience and how the audience should be analyzed to determine the level of writing that should be employed to complete the document.

Collecting the information to include in the technical document requires collaboration between the writer and the various experts in the field who have the knowledge to be collected. How this information is collected can be an efficient efficient process or an inefficient time-consuming undertaking, all dependent on the techniques employed to perform the activity. The seminar will discuss the most effective techniques for extracting information from SMEs as well as the techniques that work best when observing procedures and activities to be documented.

The webinar concludes with the mechanics of technical writing ranging from planning and organizing content to grammar, spelling and punctuation ending with simplifying writing.

The virtual seminar will guide you through the technical writing process from start to finish. Every critical aspect of writing technical documents for the life sciences will be covered with the aim of helping you become a better technical writer. The tips and skills presented can be applied immediately and will be evident in the very first paper you write after this virtual seminar.


  • Define technical writing

  • Determine the role that technical writing plays in the life sciences

  • Explain what life science technical writers write

  • Explain how technical writers effectively analyze their audience

  • Explain how information is collected from subject matter experts

  • Explain how writers plan content

  • Explain how non-native audiences are treated

  • Explain the most effective way to simplify your technical writing

  • Explain how accuracy is ensured in technical writing

Main topics covered:


Module 1: Overview of Technical Writing

  • What is Technical Writing

  • What role does technical writing play in the life sciences?

  • Key Elements of Technical Report Sections

  • Learn strategies for organizing, writing, editing and proofreading documents and correspondence

  • You will learn methods to assess your writing style and apply steps to express complex ideas more clearly and concisely.

Module 2: Technical Writing Basic Rules and Skills Required for Technical Writers

  • How to start the process

  • How to collect information and determine what information is required

  • Formats, consistency and styles

  • Non-Native Audience Considerations

  • Grammar, spelling, punctuation, numbers and symbols

  • Simplify your writing

  • Ensure Accuracy

  • Understand your own writing patterns and know the answers to your English language questions

  • How Active and Passive Voices Work and How to Choose the Most Appropriate for the Type of Writing You Do

Module 3: Knowing the Audience

  • Analyze the audience

  • Analyze information – work with subject matter experts

  • Know how to revise and revise documents

  • How to handle reviewer comments

  • How to negotiate with reviewers when disagreements arise between reviewers

  • Learn to increase confidence in writing and reviewing documents

  • Evaluate and write to the public to produce effective written correspondence

  • Effective techniques for extracting information from SMEs


Module 4: Regulatory Requirements

  • FDA Expectations for Quality of Written Text in Submitted Documents

  • Common opportunities often overlooked or underestimated by aspiring writers

  • Technical writers in the life sciences – what do they write – types of media

  • Mandates for documentation set by regulators, such as the FDA, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and other governing bodies

  • How to Write Effective Summaries and Respond to FDA Information Requests

Module 5: Outcome Document

  • How to integrate comments into the final document

  • How to get feedback to meet deadlines

  • Final document approval

  • The critical aspect of writing technical documents for the life sciences will be covered with the aim of helping you become a better technical writer.

  • How documents work in tandem, from initial correspondence on a project to an approved protocol, amendments, and a final study report

  • Editing and Completing Reports

Module 6: Summary

  • Q&A session with the course instructor

  • Case study and numerous exercises

  • Discuss your current challenges

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