Bangalore, Monday, June 21 2010.TWB Offers India’s 1st Online PG Course in Technical Communication

TWB Offers India’s 1st Online PG Course in Technical Communication
Suitable for Mid-Career Professionals & Career Re-Starters

BANGALORE, 21 June 2010: The Writers Block (TWB) has launched India’s first 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 unique Online Dual Degree Program in Technical Communication and Business Administration is ideal 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 integration of time-tested business knowledge with technical communication fundamentals is a key pre-requisite for large, multi-location, multi-dimensional organizations.
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 very successful short-term certifications in Technical Communication. TWB also runs hugely successful TWB Alumni, TWB OnCampus and TWB Mentorship initiatives. Almost 60 percent of trained Technical Communicators and Technical Writers in the industry are from TWB. More than 300 companies from sectors that include software, IT, telecom, pharma, biotech, nanotech, defense, aerospace, manufacturing, service, e-learning, services, publishing, digital media and FMCG hire TWB graduates as part of their technical communication teams.

Information about the course can be found here

About TWB

The Writers Block (TWB) is Asia’s leading technical communication and publishing services provider and caters to the needs of technology and process driven industries. TWB provides world-class technical communication outsourcing, training and publishing services to companies globally. TWB’s expertise spans industries that include IT, technology Products & Outsourcing, ITES, Financial, Aerospace, Defense, Ship Building, Manufacturing and Discrete & Process Industries. TWB offers a complete suite of services that allows its customers to effectively publish the technical knowledge and caters to over 60 large clients globally. TWB offers training under the TWB Technical Writing Certification Programs and has a portfolio of over two-dozen certifications available as training offerings. Over 200 companies including SAP Labs, Lucent Technologies, IBM, Wipro, TCS, Sun Microsystems hire TWB certified professionals. TWB. expertise can be leveraged across functions which include Engineering, Software Development & Support knowledge through user manuals, quick reference guides and instruction guides, product overviews, Illustration/3D drawings; Marketing & Sales knowledge through whitepapers, case studies, newsletters, flyers, brochures, websites, blogs & forums and web based flash demos; Training, Implementation and Support knowledge through e-learning, demos, troubleshooting guides, course materials, installation guides, IETM generated documents and Process Documentation knowledge through ISO & CMMi documentation, policy manuals, process work flow documents. More information on TWB is available on

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