Developing an In-house Style Guide


Leah Guren


Online Courses

Developing an In-house Style Guide

2 and 9 September 2020 (Wednesdays) | 10:30 AM to 12 Noon EDT (GMT -4)

Style guides are an essential part of any TC professional's tool kit. They can provide rationale for editorial choices and help resolve conflict. However, even the best general style guides cannot take the place of an in-house style guide, in which your company's specific issues and terminology are defined.

In this mini-course, you will learn:
• what is a style guide and what is it for
• what are the different types of style guides
• the role of the in-house style guide
• the essential elements of an in-house style guide
• how to get started
• how to gain buy-in
The course includes a lecture session, homework, and a review lab.

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