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Local Government Professional Writing Essentials


September 2nd, 2024 / Online
SAVE UP TO $300
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Overview


Transform your writing skills - A high-impact toolkit for lasting success

• Make your written communication more impactful and engaging
• Write with confidence and build skills to write clearly and concisely
• Understand common writing mistakes and how to avoid them
• Plan and tailor your writing to your audience

Speakers


Sia Papageorgiou

Sia Papageorgiou is a multi-award-winning strategic communication leader, who has consulted to some of the world’s highest profile organisations and governments, delivering creative communication solutions that drive understanding, impact, and performance. Sia is a certified strategic communication management professional, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and past president of the Victorian chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

Managing Partner
Centre for Strategic Communication Excellence

Agenda


Workshop

Written Communication 101 

- Explore a range of communication styles and how it will help when using written communication 

- Understanding and segmenting your audience

- Creating key messages and incorporating them into your communication

- Defining the best written media for your communication

 

Writing for different local Government channels and message formats 

- The basic structure of agendas, emails, letters, ministerial proposals and reports

- The importance of grammar and punctuation

- Government writing Do’s and Don'ts - email etiquette

- Using clear, concise and inclusive language with the right tone of voice 

 

Writing for impact and influence

- How to communicate with your reader in mind for impactful engagement 

- Set clear objectives and build a logical structure 

- The importance of planning, drafting, editing and proofreading 

- Communicate key messages with the right level of detail

 

Writing for different purposes 

- How to respond to get what you want from to stakeholders 

- How to handle difficult complaints and communications 

- Writing in practice: Interactive practical exercise application of skills learned

  • Sia Papageorgiou Managing Partner Centre for Strategic Communication Excellence

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