This course is designed for students who wish to develop the ability to design, write and produce technical documents for different organizations, intended for different purposes – operations manuals, company ethics code, safety manuals, manufacturing guidelines, operating procedures, employees’ reports, product reports, etc., intended for communication within the organization, with other organizations and with the public. The course will address practical skills through its focus on research methods, working in a collaborative technical writing environment, and writing for different media. It will also include audience considerations, legal principles and cross-cultural issues.