Jordan Stanchev’s Training course for technical communicators bundle – 50% off for our special Black Friday deal

Jordan Stanchev

As a special offer for technical communicator this Black Friday we are offering three of Jordan Stanchev’s training courses as a special bundle.

In this bundle you get access to three courses:

  • Getting started with project management for technical communicators
  • Information architecture basics for technical communicators
  • An API documentation framework for technical communicators

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Duration: 6 hour(s)

Date: Various

Cost: 375,00 + tax

About This course

Getting started with project management for technical communicators

This course teaches you the project management skills to deliver successful technical communication projects on time and on schedule.

An API Documentation Framework for Technical Communicators

Are you a technical writer who needs to write API software documentation? Do you wonder what you need to prepare and deliver to have high-quality API documentation and don’t know where to start? Then this is the course for you!

Information architecture basics for technical communicators

If you want your readers to easily find and retrieve your content, you need to invest in information architecture design and development. This will help you transform your content from simple “boring product documentation” into “intelligent information”.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Getting started with project management for technical communicators

  • Define the scope of the user guide
  • Plan the content of the user guide, so that it meets the requirements of your stakeholders
  • Prioritize the order of creating the content of the user guide
  • Use a framework to support the development of their software documentation and user assistance
  • Identify the main goals of a software documentation project

An API Documentation Framework for Technical Communicators

  • What is API and API documentation – explained in a way so that you can understand. No special programming knowledge is required!
  • Which are the steps you need to follow to prepare and provide documentation about your API – a small framework to make sure you have steps to follow while preparing the API documentation.
  • Hints about 2 popular tools you can use to test an API and generate API documentation automatically.
    In the interest of time, we provide an overview of tools, such as Postman and Swagger, but we are not going into details about using these tools – they are already well documented and there are many courses about using these tools.

Information architecture basics for technical communicators

  • Skills required to for information architecture and user experience
  • You will be able to explain what is metadata, taxonomy and classification
  • You will be able to create a taxonomy needed to classify your products
  • You will be able to organize a Card Sorting workshop to define the information architecture for your documentation web pages
  • You will be able to explain the exact steps to run a closed card sorting workshop
  • You will be able to explain the exact steps to run an open card sorting workshop
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HOW YOU'LL LEARN

This e-learning is an introduction for technical communicators over 3 asynchronous courses, delivered by video in topic modules by an expert.

COURSE OUTLINE

Getting started with project management for technical communicators

  1. Introduction to this course
  2. What is project management?
  3. Management of software documentation
  4. Project management processes
  5. Knowledge areas
  6. Define scope
  7. Identify needs
  8. Project areas to consider
  9. Integration
  10. Scope
  11. Time and deadlines
  12. Cost
  13. Quality
  14. Procurement
  15. Human resources
  16. Communications
  17. Risk
  18. Stakeholder management
  19. Define and sequence activities
  20. Strategy for structuring the content
  21. Organise high-level tasks in a logical sequence
  22. RACI matrix
  23. Distribute topics and tasks in the team
An API Documentation Framework for Technical Communicators
  1. Introduction to API documentation
  2. What is an API?
  3. Benefits of using an API
  4. How an API works
  5. Who creates APIs and the API documentation?
  6. What is API documentation?
  7. Types of APIs
  8. Who reads API documentation?
  9. Real-world API documentation examples
  10. API documentation – a framework for writing
  11. API documentation structure
  12. Step One: Accessing the API
  13. Step Two: API responses
  14. Step Three: Requests
  15. Postman: a tool for using APIs
  16. Swagger: tool for automated generation of API documentation
  17. Course recap
Information architecture basics for technical communicators
  1. Introduction to information architecture
  2. Building classification systems
  3. Taxonomy development strategies
  4. Card sorting techniques for information architecture
  5. Tools for designing taxonomies and information architecture
  6. Case studies about how information architecture is used in techcomm

WHO'S IT FOR

This e-learning course is an introduction for technical communicators who want to self develop at their own speed.

MEET THE COURSE LEADERS

Using the principles he teaches, Jordan Stanchev has built his career in the field of technical communications.

He applies practical experience collected through years of work in the IT industry as a Java developer, DITA XML technical writer, knowledge architect, project management professional (PMP), and user assistance development architect.
Jordan Stanchev is one of the founders of TEKOM Bulgaria, a passionate university lecturer, and a User Assistance Development Architect at a Fortune 100 company.

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Are you a technical writer who needs to write API software documentation? Do you wonder what you need to prepare and deliver to have high-quality API documentation and don’t know where to start?

If so, then this course is for you!

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