Topics

For Engineers, Consulting Scientists, and other business folk:


A. Using Language Well

  • 1. Readability Tricks

  • 2. Plain Language

  • 3. Persuasive Language

  • 4. Powerful English

  • 5. Grammar & Clarity

  • 6. Technical Writing Styles


B. Communicating Well with Others

  • 7. Concise Writing Strategies

  • 8. Concise Speaking Strategies — how to communicate more by saying less

  • 9. Team & Client Communications Strategies

  • 10. Quick & Dirty Corporate Edits / Peer Review for Consulting Engineers


C. Specific Tasks

  • 11. Technical Reporting

  • 12. CVs and Project-based Résumés

  • 13. Grant applications

  • 14. Proposals

  • 15. Engaging and Memorable Training

  • 16. User-Friendly Safety Documentation

  • 17. E-mails and Technical Memos


For Editors

  • 18. Editing for Engineers and Scientists


Christa Bedwin has been writing, editing, doing science, and teaching for 25 years. The above arsenal of topics can easily be prepared as:

  • live Lunch 'n' Learn sessions (in person or by webinar)

  • conference sessions

  • live half-day, full-day, or multi-day corporate or group sessions (in person, online, or hybrid)

  • articles/e-mail engagement with corporate teams

  • individual learners may contact me directly for one-on-one coaching or participate in the University-based modules, which offer professional credentials