Public Sector Programs

Writing Briefs and Ministerial Correspondence

Effective Briefs and Departmental Correspondence is designed for people wanting to improve their written communication skills to better respond to Ministerials and write more effective Departmental correspondence.

We'll cover

  • Effective written communication
  • Planning and organising a written communication
  • Reader focused writing
  • Using the appropriate style, tone and vocabulary
  • Plain English
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Writing and editing exercises

Learning outcomes

When you have completed the Effective Briefs and Departmental Correspondence program you should be able to:

  • Plan, draft, sequence and structure written communications in various styles and formats
  • Review and proofread written communications for appropriate style, correct and appropriate language, sequence style and readability
  • Present written communications in the styles and to the standards required

This course is customised for your Department. The facilitation, context and courseware will be tailored to reflect the needs and, where possible, use the templates and systems of the department.

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Course Details
Delivery mode Face-to-Face
In house
Duration 2 days

For all enquiries please email or call 1300 882 895.