Webinar - Briefings on Demand Part 1: Written Briefs

1 day courseIn Virtual
  • May 5, 20211:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • June 16, 20211:00pm - 4:00pm
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Writing briefings is one of the central skills for a public servant. This webinar is a designed to give participants an opportunity not only to learn how to write strong briefing notes, but also to practice these skills in an optional follow-up assignment. The webinar will give you guidance, tips and structure about how to deliver oral and written briefings to senior managers. You will gain insights into expectations of executives of your content, layout and strategic vision.

But to really improve, you need to practice these skills. During the week following the webinar, participants will have the chance to submit an assignment (chosen from three different options explained during the webinar), which will be reviewed by experienced public service executives, with comments and suggestions.

Participants who are interested in expanding their briefings skills in oral briefs may be interested in combining this webinar with the new webinar Briefings on Demand Part 2: Oral Briefs.

If you would like to take both Briefings on Demand Part 1 and Part 2 together at a bundled rate, click here.

What you will gain

  • How briefings play a key part in public service decision-making
  • The key briefing tools, both oral and written
  • Key tips for understanding your audience and what they need to know
  • The structure of a briefing note and tips for good writing
  • An optional assignment to write following the webinar, to submit for comment and suggestions.

Course fee(s)

$390 per attendee

As a not-for-profit organization, the IOG does not charge HST.

Registration is done through an online registration system where you can select to pay by credit card or request an invoice.

Group discounts

If you have more than two people attending, you may be eligible for a group discount. Contact us for details at 613-562-0090 or learningcentre@iog.ca.

Main contact

Learning Centre
(613) 562-0090 ex 200
1 day courseIn Virtual
  • May 5, 20211:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • June 16, 20211:00pm - 4:00pm
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The IOG value-added

All IOG courses are prepared and taught by those who have held senior positions in the federal government. They are guided by a Learning Committee of senior federal government public servants.

For those who wish to have an adapted course that is specific to their issues and requirements, customized course offerings can be delivered on request for branches, teams or groups, in English or French in any part of the country.

The IOG also offers the Coaching Circle, to assist executives and officers at all levels of government as well as non-profit and other organizations in the development of their leadership skills.

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