Learn the effective skills necessary for quality briefing
It is vital to maintain coherence and professionalism in the lines of communication with all departmental personnel. Successful written and oral briefings arise from knowing your subject, anticipating difficulties before they arise, and having well developed communication skills to enable you to get your points across efficiently.
To provide delegates with an understanding of the essential elements of a brief and to give them an opportunity to practice and to receive constructive feedback.
Who should attend?
Anyone who needs to brief or prepare briefs for ministers and their ministerial teams.
What you will gain
Through practical tips, guidelines and practice, gain a clearer understanding of the processes of briefing, the importance of clarity and quality presentation. Through input from an experienced course tutor and group discussions with fellow delegates, receive other people’s viewpoint, advice and perceptions.
By the end of the course you will:
- Understand the elements of a good brief.
- Understand the different types of brief that you may be required to produce and the ingredients.
- Have practised writing a brief for an official visit and a brief for a meeting.
- Understand what is required to support your written brief with an oral presentation.