Professional Course
4.2 (5 Reviews)

Writing Strategic Briefing Notes

Building Blocks Learning Network, In Ottawa (+1 locations)
Length
1 day
Price
595 USD
Next course start
27 March, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Delivery
Virtual Classroom, Classroom
Length
1 day
Price
595 USD
Next course start
27 March, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Delivery
Virtual Classroom, Classroom
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Course description

This workshop helps writers prepare a succinct document, with ideas logically presented and in an easy to-read format. You will learn how to analyze and structure your information, ensuring a concise first draft with a targeted summary.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 3 start dates

27 March, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

11 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

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  • Classroom
  • Ottawa

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for officers, analysts, specialists, and others at the entry and intermediate levels, such as EC/PM/AS-1 to EC/PM/AS-6 or equivalent, who are responsible for producing or reviewing briefing documents. Whether you have limited or extensive experience with briefings, you will learn techniques to create texts that address the executive’s concerns and achieve the desired outcome.

Training content

  • The purposes and context of briefing notes and memoranda
  • Understanding the recipient’s information needs
  • How to analyze the issue and reach a strategic recommendation or position
  • Efficient use of writing time
  • The intent of each section of a standardized format
  • An evaluation checklist for the final draft
  • How to critique and edit a draft for accuracy, clarity and brevity
  • Gender inclusive writing

Why choose BBLN?

In operation for over 20 years, Building Blocks takes a consultative approach to customer engagement to deeply asses the needs. We offer a variety of options for consideration.

All of our instructors have a minimum of 20 years of teaching experience using adult learning theory.

We can proudly say that our customers routinely say we exceeded their expectations and in doing so, we offer many benefits that are included in the service and pricing.

Reviews

Average rating 4.2

Based on 5 reviews.
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4/5
Anonymous
25 Jul 2019

Instructor was great. Kudos on delivering so much information in one day.

3/5
Anonymous
11 Jul 2019

Appreciated the inclusion of exercise examples

5/5
Anonymous
11 Jul 2019

Overall fantastic course and very engaging and positive instructor!

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Building Blocks Learning Network

Building Blocks Learning Network (Building Blocks) is a training company with over 20 years of experience in Adult Education. Our specific expertise includes professional development in the areas of Executive Leadership, Management and Leadership, Coaching, Policy Development, How Government Works,...

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