Since 1980, we have conducted tailored in-house
and distance learning programs for many prestigious
organizations, including Sandia National Laboratories,
Los Alamos National Laboratory, the National
Institutes of Health, the National Wildlife
Laboratory, the US Department of Agriculture,
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research,
the Office of Technology Assessment, the US
Department of Energy, General Electric Company,
Emerson Network Power, Intel Corporation, Cigna, Celera Diagnostics,
CPS Innovations, and CTI Molecular Imaging
(Siemens). Our clients also include state government
agencies, public utilities, and educational
institutions, as well as individuals from many
A sampling of participant
Writing by Design
Pyramid Paradigm™ and the summary templates are great resources!"
and truly useful course!"
one of the few I will
actually use. The course will save me lots
of time; I just wish I'd taken it earlier."
the Pyramid! The templates and patterns will
save me lots of time!"
feel better equipped to tackle future writing
assignments, and I am much more confident that
I can get the message to my reader."
learned more in 2 days of this class than
I have in semester-long college writing classes."
who writes would benefit from this course.
Valuable, useful information."
of the most useful courses I have taken . .
.. The instructor was exceptional!"
workbook was very helpful during class and will
also be an invaluable aid to me in the months
and years to come. Terrific class!"
Good Grammar, Good Style
would highly recommend this course. The ideas
were presented clearly, concisely, and with
you very much for the outstanding class. I
have been taking [other] writing courses,
and the instructors of those courses should
wonderful overview. Everyone who writes and
has been away from school needs this refresher."
- "I really enjoyed
the class. I take a lot of pride in how I write, so this really helps
- "Great stuff! Enjoyed
opportunity to work on concrete problems."
- "We've needed this
retreat for a long time. It's good to feel focused and re-energized."
to this session useful specifics and
time to discuss them."
been applying what we learned in Communication
and Community, and guess what:
you for our team building workshop. You will
be happy to know that since the workshop the
attendees are interacting more and sharing
more of their research efforts. Also, we
have incorporated your techniques in our research
team's weekly meetings."
- "I feel much more
confident and enthusiastic about this 'chore.' Thanks for a useful and
- "Valuable information
and great exercises! The videotaping really helped."
course! Lots of techniques and practice. Great
section on graphics and 'PowerPoint' presentations."
scientists' presentations were focused and
carefully thought out. They got a lot of
compliments for their new ways."