Published On: Thu, Jun 24th, 2010

TWB launches Online PG Course In Technical Communication

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The Writers Block (TWB) has launched a Dual Degree Online Post Graduate Course in Technical Communication.This is the first online PG course in Technical Communication and Business Administration to be available in India.

TWB’s Online Dual Degree Program in Technical Communication and Business Administration is for graduates who need to give a boost to their careers, while they continue to work or support other commitments. MBA+PGPTC (two year Dual Degree Program) Online is designed to impart knowledge in Technical Writing, Instructional Design, Web 2.0, Usability and Business Communication. MBA (in Information Technology) enables understanding of business concepts and techniques and prepares a manager for Enterprise 2.0. The course has been designed keeping in mind the growing convergence of information management, communication and business in organizations.

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently named Technical Communication as one of the most relevant career choices in fast converging communication driven world. Globally almost two-thirds of all higher education institutions now have some form of online offerings, with the majority of these providing programs that are fully online. Rakesh Shukla, Managing Director, TWB said, “Technical Communication and Information Management are fast growing areas, however since the discipline is relatively new to the Indian education landscape, increasing student access will allow a diverse set of students and professionals to benefit from the course. We already have very successful model of pedagogic engagement with TWB Online Certification programs and this is a natural step up to meet the expectations of the Technical Communication academic and student fraternity.” “We also realize that growth in continuing/professional education is a rapidly growing trend and there is a large number of professionals who want to tap career and academic enhancement opportunities. The Online PG course will fulfill a portion of that need,” he added. Technical Communication professionals are required by industries like software, information technology, e-learning, instructional design, telecom, aerospace, services defense, heavy manufacturing, automobiles, publishing and digital media. TWB already runs the very popular classroom Post Graduate course in Technical Communication based out of its facility in Bangalore. The Writers Block (TWB) is already home to technical communication in India and offers successful short-term certifications in Technical Communication. TWB also runs hugely successful TWB Alumni, TWB OnCampus and TWB Mentorship initiatives.