Managing software documentation projects training course

This course contains a series of modules on managing a technical documentation department.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone responsible for managing, planning or writing user documentation for software.


Course outline

  • What is Technical Documentation?
  • Making the Business Case for Technical Documentation
  • Estimating Time Budgets for Documentation Projects
  • Technical Documentation Standards
  • Metrics in Technical Documentation
  • Developing User Documentation in an Agile Environment

Duration and delivery format

The course modules is delivered over the Web in small, manageable video presentations. The course handouts and exercises are downloadable as Word or PDF files. With the time needed to complete the exercises, each delegate will need to allocate around two days to complete the course.

Professional certification as a technical communicator

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Cherryleaf’s training courses can help you become a Junior, Certified Member or Certified Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC). The ISTC is the national professional body for technical communicators in the UK. It has members around the world.

Junior Members, Members and Fellows are certified by the ISTC through a vetting process, with Members and Fellows entitled to use the initials MISTC or FISTC after their names.

All ISTC members have a responsibility to maintain their professional competence through Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Cherryleaf’s courses can help demonstrate you are extending and updating your skills.


This is part of our advanced technical communication training course

Cherryleaf's advanced technical communication skills course provides you with access to a collection of online modules in technical communication, under a low cost monthly subscription plan. You pay for it for as long as you need it. You can stop when you want, and the subscription will finish at the end of that month.  

Further information

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