Effective Briefings for Policy Professionals

Description: This course provides participants with the opportunity to improve the quality and impact of their oral communications to senior procurement officials, the procurement workforce, or an external audience (e.g., congressional staff, GAO, and industry). 

Course Topics: Overview of how to plan, develop, and deliver an oral presentation • Outline of the key differences between a briefing and presentation • How to identify the message, purpose, and audience • How to research, and, as required, paraphrase, summarize, analyze, or interpret information • How to select an appropriate structure to ensure the oral presentation is clear, logical and easy-to-follow • How to create attention-grabbing openings and strong closings • How to incorporate visual aids into a briefing • How to anticipate and prepare for questions.

Course Location: 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 1010, Arlington, VA 22201

Course Length: Three days. Course hours are 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

All sessions will proceed as scheduled, starting at 8:00 a.m., regardless of weather or Government shutdown.

Price: $1,295 per student. Groups of 3 or more: $1,095 per student. Members of a group need not attend the same session in order to qualify for the group discount.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Class size is limited in order to provide a high quality educational experience. Registrants may ask to be rescheduled 30 days before the course start date at no additional chard. Registrants may cancel and obtain a refund, less a processing fee of $150.00, at any time prior to 14 calendar days before the course start date. No refund will be given in the event of rescheduling or cancellation 14 days or less before the course start date.

Registration Methods: 

Phone: Please call (571) 279-7236.

Email:  Please download the course registration form and e-mail it to training@BlueAlchemyConsulting.com.

Mail:  Please download the course registration form and mail it to Blue Alchemy Consulting, LLC, Attn: Registration, 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Ste. 1010, Arlington, VA 22201.

Online: Please choose the appropriate course date below to make payment online.


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