ACEC/MA Spring 2018 Effective Writing Course

Type:  General 


Effective Writing

An ACEC/MA Leadership Education Development Program

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GEI Consultants Inc., 400 Unicorn Park Dr, Woburn, MA 

with Mike Paster, PE, Instructor

We plan to offer this course in the Fall 2018 at GZA GeoEnvironmental in Norwood.


**Fee: $250 ACEC/MA Member, $500 Non-Member

Participation is limited to 25 people.  Once the course is full, email to join our waiting list


Register Online

Use your personal assigned Login and Password to register online.  Do not use someone else's login/password. If your firm is an ACEC/MA Member, you are an ACEC/MA Member

For help, contact

or call Natalia Savatic at 617-227-5551




Improve your technical writing at ACEC/MA’s Effective Writing program, with quality content in a format focused on skills especially needed by engineering and land surveying firms.
Effective Writing is modeled on the program offered by GEI for its employees. Tailored to the needs of employees, it is worth the small investment of time to take this course.


Course Format:

  • Goals: Clarity, Brevity, Think of the reader
  • Simplifying words and phrases
  • Active and passive voice
  • Words to be avoided
  • Writing for clarity
  • Common mistakes of grammar and punctuation
  • Taboo and caution words for our industry
  • Report and letter organization
  • Emails, proposals
  • Reviewing and editing draft reports
  • Field Reports
  • Specifications

**If your firm is a member of ACEC/MA, you are a member. To receive the member rate you must login using your personal assigned login information. If you do not recall your personalized login information, contact Natalia Savatic at or call The Engineering Center at 617-227-5551. 


Enrollment is limited to 25 participants to ensure high quality learning and networking experience.  Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Additional employees from your firm can be placed on a waiting list by contacting Natalia Savatic or 617-305-4104.