Writing and Presenting Briefings

Formats: 8-hour virtual course  |  2-day instructor-led onsite

Effective briefing skills are becoming essential in today’s business world. This results-driven 2-day course will teach you how to write memorable briefings and present them with polish and professionalism. You will learn how to give clear, concise presentations to superiors, teams, customers and others. Whether your briefing is planned, or an impromptu presentation, this course will develop the skills you need.

Learning Objectives »

  • Examine the characteristics of effective briefings.
  • Develop skills for creating effective briefings.
  • Organize persuasive and informational briefings.
  • Analyze your audience and use the best approach.
  • Construct an effective presentation for any situation.
  • Develop a natural speaking presence.
  • Use compelling visuals and storytelling.

Course Agenda »

Making Briefings Memorable

  1. Attributes of an Effective Briefing
  2. Briefing Best Practices
  3. Preparing Your Briefing
  4. Defining Your Objectives
  5. Establishing Your Background
  6. Organizing Your Talking Points
  7. Analyzing Your Audience
  8. Determining Your Style and Tone

Presenting Effective Briefings

  1. Planning Your Presentations
  2. Preparing for Different Briefing Types
  3. Delivering a Briefing
  4. Overcoming Stage Fright
  5. Building Rapport
  6. Body Language
  7. Establishing a Speaking Presence
  8. Optimizing Your Delivery Style
  9. Tone and Voice Vitality
  10. Presenting to Your Peers
  11. Incorporating Visual Aids
  12. Involving the Audience
  13. Presenting Memorable Stories

Delivery Challenges

  1. Managing Expectations
  2. Handling Q&A
  3. Friends or Foes?
  4. Turning Trouble-Makers Around
  5. Wrapping it Up Like a Pro