Writing in Plain Language

incl. FS Pro for Word Standard license

Why take this Plain Language eLearning Course? 

When you write in Plain Language, readers can understand the information you present more quickly and easily. When you combine Plain Language with the Information Mapping® Methodology, your information will be easier to find, remember, and update, while written in clear, direct language.

Our eLearning course will take you on an interactive journey to discover the synergy between Plain Language and Information Mapping®.

What you'll learn
In this Plain Language eLearning course you will learn:

  • Plain Language techniques for making your information easier to read and understand, without dumbing down your message.
  • Step-by-step instructions for efficiently organizing information for easy access, navigation and updating, based on your document's purpose, your audience, and the nature of the information.
  • How to identify 6 distinct types of information and present each of them in a correct, consistent and easily understood way.
  • How to apply these learnings with insightful and interactive exercises. 

What’s included? 

  • eLearning modules: 90 days of access to our eLearning modules on the IM Academy. Complete the modules in 2-3 hours. 
  • Writing in Plain Language Certification (upon successful completion of the exam)
  • A 1-year FS Pro for Word Standard license: our add-in for Word that helps you quickly and easily develop clear and user-focused documentation. (Automatically renewed until cancelled.)

Note: Please click here to read Information Mapping's cancellation terms and conditions.