Effective Briefing Techniques

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

This course teaches students how to create impactful briefings and present them dynamically. You will learn how to logically organize and write multiple types of briefings, and you will learn how to build rapport, connect with the all types of audiences, and deliver powerful presentations. Learn how to connect with your audience by building a solid presentation foundation as well as establish audience rapport, use positive body language and create a dynamic presentation delivering it in one’s own manner.

Learning Objectives »

  • Identify the differences between persuasive, informational,
    instructional briefings
  • Create clear, concise, and well-organized briefings
  • Define your objective
  • Organize key points and clearly present ideas and recommendations
  • Analyze typical audience responses
  • Determine the appropriate tone and delivery style to convey
    information quickly
  • Optimize your presentation style for various audiences
  • Overcome nervousness and anxiety
  • Build rapport with any audience
  • Use verbal and non-verbal expressions of communications to
    convey your message

Course Agenda »

Preparing a Briefing

  1. Attributes of Briefing Papers
  2. Defining Your Objective
  3. Establishing Your Background
  4. Organizing Your Talking Points
  5. Analyzing Your Audience
  6. Determining Your Style and Tone
  7. Briefing Guidelines

Delivering a Briefing

  1. Communication Model
  2. Optimizing Your Delivery Style
  3. Overcoming Stage Fright
  4. Building Rapport
  5. Body Language
  6. Tone and Voice Vitality
  7. Communication Styles
  8. Handling Q&A