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April 20, 2018

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 Alberta Seniors

How to Deliver Excellent Oral Briefings

Time: 130 pm -- 3:00 pm EST

Cost: $247.00

Group Cost: $ 995.00


The ability to deliver effective oral briefings to senior officials is a critical skill in government.  Decision-makers are faced with multiple and complex issues involving a range of interests and stakeholders.  The oral transmission of information, analysis and policy/action and recommendations is one of the key public service competencies and sought-after skill.  This course will focus on the following topics:

  • Key strategic elements of effective oral briefings
  • Structuring and tailoring the oral briefing
  • Applying the right skills necessary for oral briefings
  • Tips and tricks for responding to questions with confidence
  • Increasing your insights into oral briefings
Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for public servants who wish to excel in delivering oral briefings to senior management as well as elected officials.

In this information-packed TeleCourse, you will learn:
  • The factors responsible for ineffective briefings
  • How to apply audience analysis and needs to content and delivery style
  • How to identify/craft key messages
  • How to deliver information appropriate to the audience and occasion
  • The strategic importance of 'staying on message' and focusing on outcomes
  • How to use different delivery techniques
  • How to use verbal and non-verbal techniques for effective communication
  • The right way to use speaking notes and visual aids
  • How to deal effectively with questions, including unexpected or hostile questions
  • How to deliver briefings with confidence

The course will be delivered by a highly experienced practitioner and trainer with over 30 years of experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.  Josef Jurkovic is a founder and lead instructor of a national training company, the Centre for Excellence in Communications. Josef  facilitates over 100 training sessions  annually across key areas of internal and external communications and has delivered training for hundreds of federal, provincial and municipal organizations across Canada. He regularly delivers workshops on Communications Skills for Non-Communicators; Effective Writing and Messaging; Employee Engagement; Internal Communications; Strategic, Issues, Risk and Crisis Communications; Media Relations; Briefing and Presentation Skills; Communication and Administrative Competencies; Public Consultations and Citizen Engagement; Public Sector Branding and Marketing; and Stakeholder Communications and Engagement.  

How to Attend:

Prior to the session, we will send you simple log-in instructions,  In the event you miss any of the sessions a recording will be made available to you for viewing at your leisure 

An Individual Five-Year Unlimited Training Pass for all courses can be purchased for $750.00.  A Five-Year Unlimited Office Training Pass may be purchased for $4,450 for up to 10 employees,  $5,700 for up to 20 employees and $7,900 for up to 50 employees (for larger department discounts, please contact us at 1-888-764-1542).