IEM Shout Out – Technical Writing Workshop 2016-10

This is a shout out for the IEM. My Technical Division will hosting the above seminar on the 4th and 5th October, 2016, presented by Ir. Danaraj Chandrasegaran.

This two day course is designed to help you develop skills that will enable you to produce clear and effective technical documents. We will focus on the basic principles of good writing which technical writing shares with other forms of writing and on types of documents common in technical fields and organizations. While the emphasis will be on writing of technical information, oral communication will also form an important component of the course as well.

Participants learn the protocol for proper technical report writing. Subjects include punctuation, grammar and research techniques, as well as the creation of title pages, tables of contents, format pages, glossaries and appendices. It will also cover other common engineering documents such as specifications, technical reports, operating manuals and emails. The workshop will also emphasize style, tone and the importance of writing in plain, comprehensible English.

As a great deal of class time will be spent in a variety of interactive formats, active participation is essential.


Ir. Danaraj Chandrasegaran, PEng, MIEM, CEng, MIMechE graduated from University Teknologi Malaysia in 2001 with Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons), subsequently, pursued his Master Degree in University of Malaya. He has published in international journals and conferences in the past. His career has a diverse outlook on project execution ranging from building construction, marine, mining and energy industry; as a mechanical engineer. He is also a Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council UK and Corporate Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK).

You can register for the above event here, and flyers may be obtained here.

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