October 23-26, 2023 - Virtual Public Course: Writing in Plain Language

Plain Language meets Information Mapping®

Learn to write content in Plain Language and according to the Information Mapping® Methodology. After taking this course, you will master the skills to create content that readers can easily understand, act on and maintain.

Join others in this virtual and instructor-led Public Course!

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Course Details

  • Date: October 23-26, 2023
  • Duration: 4-day course from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET
  • Course language: English
  • Contact: 781-547-3100 or info@informationmapping.com

Who should take this course?
Anyone in government, life sciences, finance, utilities, IT responsible for 

  • Quality: simplify policies and procedures
  • Knowledge: create effective knowledge articles
  • Client services: improve information access time
  • Human Resources: write clear communications for employees
  • Learning and development: clarify onboarding documents and manuals 
  • Bid Management: write winning proposals.

What you'll learn
In our Plain Language Public Course you will learn to

  • use Plain Language techniques such as writing short sentences and using simple words to create a clear message.
  • present information in a standardized way so your reader easily finds and understands the information.
  • engage your reader by using appropriate wording and writing style.
  • create modular and digestible information units.
  • apply the Information Mapping® principles to structure and sequence your document.
  • use our structured authoring tool FS Pro for Word. This add-in for MS Word is an efficiency tool that supports the Information Mapping® Methodology.

What's included? 

  • Training Manuals: eBook is downloadable upon purchase. Printed book is available until 10 days prior to the course start date.
  • Hands-on instruction and exercises led by an Information Mapping® Certified Instructor
  • Writing in Plain Language Certification (upon successful completion of the exam)
  • A 1-year FS Pro for Word Business license: our add-in for Word that helps you quickly and easily develop clear and user-focused documentation (To be installed prior to the course start date. Automatically renewed until cancelled.)

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