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In-House Training on How to Write Effective Briefing Notes

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"Excellent workshop!"

H.Z., Environmental Program Officer

"The pace, content and methodology used in delivering this course was just right. This information will be enormously helpful in my future briefing note writing endeavours."

R.S., Analyst

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Return on Investment


An investment in briefing notes training yields rich dividends by:

  • saving time for all involved in writing, editing, approving and using briefing notes

  • enhancing the results achieved through briefing notes

  • developing thinking, planning and writing skills that apply equally to a wide variety of documents besides briefing notes


The cost of our two-day briefing notes workshop is a base fee of $2,300 plus $150 per participant (plus HST). Here is what the fees would be in total and per person:

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Travel expenses for workshops held outside the National Capital Region are charged separately. Meals and refreshments are not included.

These fees are highly competitive with those of other organizations that offer briefing notes training. Beyond that, other firms do not offer pre- and post-workshop exercises. We do.

What is Included

The workshop fees cover:

  • pre-workshop exercise
  • two days of workshop instruction, discussion and practice
  • 245-page hard-copy workshop manual, plus exercises and answers to exercises
  • mouse pad depicting the step-by-step model
  • other materials such as a pen and note pad
  • instructor's review, edits and comments on each participant's post-workshop exercise

Participants also have free online access to:

  • a 390-page easy-to-read reference manual
  • 274 templates (each in MS Word and WordPerfect) for briefing notes, briefing books, memos and letters


We have consistently achieved a high degree of client satisfaction in delivering this workshop to hundreds of public servants.

At the end of each workshop, participants are asked to complete an evaluation in which they rate a wide range of factors on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest rating. To date, the cumulative average rating has been 9.0 out of 10.

In addition, subjective comments on the workshop have been very positive.

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We can customize the workshop to address your format standards. The fee for this is $1,500 (plus tax).

For more information, please call 613-231-3305.

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We ask that you give us a lead time of at least three weeks to conduct an in-house workshop. Depending on previous commitments, more time may be required.

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Contact Us

To book a workshop or request a proposal, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Writing for Results Inc.
420 Gloucester Street, Suite 1610
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1R 7T7

Telephone: (613) 231-3305

E-mail: Writing For Results Inc.

Revised March 11, 2016

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