Project Management for Technical Writers

How to prepare, organize and deliver successfully documentation for a software development project

Do you need to deliver IT projects that require customer facing documentation? Would you like to learn how to make your documentation delivery a success?

In this course you will learn about the framework that you can use to run the successful development of your software documentation. You will follow the sames steps that a certified project management professional (PMP) and user assistance development architect, should be using to prepare documentation deliverable assets.

Following this process enables you to identify, prepare the delivery and publish of software documentation for your software development projects.

You will learn:

  • the importance of meeting customer needs
  • how to identify the correct deliverables: For example, should you use written software documentation; video, images or info graphics to guide your user?
  • what is the healthy balance of deliverables for your project
  • what is realistic to plan for
  • the steps to prepare for a documentation development project.
  • which criteria to use to define quality of your software documentation
  • how to deliver your content to your customer

Here is what students say about it:

Paul Stregevsky

I've been a technical writer for decades, but project planning is a skillset I've been missing. I'm soaking it all in, thanks to Jordan's "trust me, I've been there" approach and delivery.

Dionysios Frantzis

Project management (PM), as a discipline, is arguably quite vague when it comes to the specifics of its application, mainly due to the breadth of areas and scenarios it can be used in. In my experience, courses revolving around PM tend to be fairly general, but this particular course does a good job of providing application scenarios specific to technical writing, all things considered.

Tânia Silva

Well oriented course!


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    Your Instructor


    Jordan Stanchev
    Jordan Stanchev
    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 teacher at the University, and a User Assistance Development Architect at a Fortune 100 company.

    Jordan is the author of various courses related to the field of technical communications, ranging from the basics of technical writing to DITA information architecture, taxonomies, and metadata.

    Jordan Stanchev is a frequent speaker and presenter at technical communications conferences, such as tcworld - Stuttgart, Germany, and ETC - Sofia, Bulgaria.

    His vast practical experience in technical communications allows his audience to experience a practitioner with real-life experience and advanced knowledge in the field.

    Jordan Stanchev believes that we all can achieve so much more at our job with practice and hard work!

    Over 20000 participants from around the world have attended Jordan Stanchev’s seminars. His courses change people's professional lives for the better!

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordanstanchev/


    Frequently Asked Questions


    When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
    How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
    What if I am unhappy with the course?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.