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Writing Effective Briefing Notes - Videoconference

Briefing notes are an essential means for staff to inform, advise, and influence the decision-making process in public and private sector organizations.

This workshop uses practical exercises to develop skills in writing effective briefing notes. You will learn techniques for planning, drafting, summarizing complex information, improving your writing skills, and editing.

The workshop is highly interactive with frequent opportunities to receive feedback. Participants are also invited to bring samples of their work for review by the instructor.

This workshop will be delivered via videoconference over two days, one week apart (Day 1: November 6 & Day 2: November 12).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify how the briefing note aids in decision making
  • Use your in-house templates correctly
  • Prepare a writing plan with a clear communication objective
  • Plan what information needs to be collected
  • Write the first draft from a plan
  • Summarize complex information
  • Edit to clarify and strengthen the message

Schedule: Wed & Tues (9am-3pm)

 

Schedule: Wed & Tues (9am-3pm)

Start Date: 
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
End Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Location: 
NCC Boardrooms
Community: 
Cambridge Bay
Gjoa Haven
Kugluktuk
Region: 
Kitikmeot
Contact Name: 
Grant Corey
Registration Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
867-983-4059
Fax: 
8679834126

Application Form

Completed application forms must be downloaded, printed and signed by the employee and the employee’s supervisor, then emailed or faxed. All registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.