Documents that enable users to carry out specific actions for well-defined results are said to be task-oriented. A task-oriented document seeks to describe a performance in enough detail to enable the reader to carry out the task. One such task-oriented document is specifications reports. Specifications enable their users to perform specific tasks as the absent expert would. In specifications ('specs') the author is providing expert guidance that ensures a given standard of performance.
This 2-hour online course emphasizes the planning, writing, revising, and editing skills that are mandatory to achieve the precision, accuracy, and exactness necessary in any well-written specifications document.
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Health, Safety and Welfare
After completing this course, you will be able to:
•Analyze your audience. Learn how to specify and clarify your purpose.
•Understand to gather and organize data, draw conclusions and recommendations from data.
•Pre-plan/pre-write your report, draft and revise your report for clarity of content and format.
•Better understand how to proofread and edit your report to ensure it thoroughness, preciseness, accuracy, clarity and conciseness.