Tailored training in scientific and technical writing, presentations, and team building for laboratories and technical organizations

Seminars and consulting in technical communication

Technical writing

Featuring the Writing by Design™ process and toolkit. Get to the point with the Pyramid Paradigm™. Prepare better documents in less time™!

Decide which course is right for you. Learn more about the Writing by Design™ process and toolkit.

Technical editing

Refresh your knowledge of usage and punctuation. Learn strategies for efficient editing.

Public speaking

Learn how to design, develop, and deliver scientific and technical presentations.


Since 1980, we have delivered superior training and consulting in technical communication to engineers, scientists, managers, and executives. Our clients include national and federal laboratories; research centers and institutes; engineering firms; public utilities; and manufacturers.

Training formats

On-site corporate training

We deliver most of our programs as tailored, on-site seminars, enrolling 8-15 participants. We also make instructional presentations to large groups. Please contact us us for details.

Distance learning

Writing by Design™: Scientific and Technical Reports will soon be available as a distance learning course.

Instructors and consultants

All seminars and projects are led by principals and associates who are experienced, educated — and entertaining!

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