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October 18, 2017
 
 
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Best Practices in Writing Briefing Notes

Time:11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Est


Cost: $247.00



Group Cost: $895.00



Summary:

A briefing note to your Assistant Deputy Minister, Senior Management team, Deputy Minister or Minister can be a career-defining moment for any public servant. You know your subject but do you know how to communicate it in a way that meets their needs and expectations? Before you write any briefing note, it is critical you understand what, constitutes a 'good' note in the minds of senior decision-makers.

This training session will enable you to:

· Understand the perspective of senior and elected officials

· Decide what information you should include in a briefing note and which you should not

· Write more strategically and directly to meet the needs of decision-makers

Who Should Attend:

This session is designed for public servants who write briefing notes for elected officials or senior managers.


In this information-packed Teleseminar, you will learn:
  • The real-world context in which Ministers and senior officials use your briefing note
  • The questions decision-makers always ask
  • The factors senior officials consider when making decisions
  • The style of briefing note which best helps decision-makers do their jobs
  • Examples of the most common mistakes writers make
  • Best practices – the elements of a “good” briefing note
  • And more....
Presenter:

This course is delivered by a highly experienced practitioner. David is a former Senior Assistant Deputy Minister and Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet in the federal Privy Council Office with over thirty years of experience briefing Prime Ministers, Ministers and Deputy Ministers. For over fifteen years, David has conducted more than fifty programs in policy writing and briefing note writing  across public sector departments and agencies.

How to Attend:

Prior to the session, we will send you simple log-in instructions\  The course will be recorded for you should you miss it.

An Individual Five-Year Unlimited Training Pass for all courses can be purchased for $750.00.  An office pass can also be purchased for $4,250 for up to 10 employees,  $5,450 for up to 25 employees and $7,400.00 for up to 50 employees (for larger department discounts, please contact us at 1-888-764-1542).  

Annual training passess are also available.