STC seminar: Managing Doc Projects

Subject: STC seminar: Managing Doc Projects
From: bkane -at- ARTISOFT -dot- COM
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 1997 15:51:42 MTN

Coming in February:
MANAGING DOCUMENTATION PROJECTS
with JoAnn Hackos

A one-day introduction to the PEST process:
Project Estimating, Scheduling and Tracking
Tucson, Arizona February 15
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Viscount Suite, on Broadway just east of Swan
$100 for STC members, $120 non-members
includes lunch and refreshments

You'll learn to:
- obtain management support for your time and budget requirements
- schedule and document your project
- create a project spreadsheet
- estimate and budget hours, dollars and resources
- determine the cost of quality
- create a documentation team

Who should attend:
- doc managers and team leaders
- senior tech writers
- independent contractors
- software development managers
- project managers

You'll develop a doc plan for one of your current projects. You'll estimate
the scope and size of your doc project, then evaluate and calculate the
dependencies that may complicate your project. Finally you'll complete your
spreadsheet, adding calendar time, people and tasks to the schedule. You'll
use your spreadsheet to calculate total project cost.

The objective: To manage your doc projects so they come in on time and
within budget.

Dr. JoAnn Hackos is CEO of Comtech, an international design firm based in
Denver and San Jose that she founded in 1978. Dr. Hackos manages a team of
project managers, developers, designers, writers and graphic artists in
conducting design and development projects for companies worldwide.

RESERVE BY FEB. 7 by sending your check made out to STC to this address:
2911 E. Waverly St., Tucson AZ 85716
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROGRAM call Sarah Harris at 520-733-6346

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