Writing Briefing Notes Training

If your organization uses specific templates or models for briefing notes, we can incorporate those into our standard instructional materials.

Participants are also encouraged to bring sample documents to class for review and critique.

This seminar is designed for executive assistants, project leaders, managers, and anyone responsible for writing issue, action, or status summarizations that provide briefings.


Briefing Notes Preparation

The Body

The Introduction

The Conclusion

Practicing your Briefing

Special Briefings

Improving all of your Briefings

Using Humor

Internet Resources for Writers

Use the following resources to assist you in writing briefing notes:


Dictionary and Thesaurus Combinations

References and Writing Help



Randall P. Whatley

Randall P. Whatley

Randall P. Whatley is a media veteran with diverse business experience. He is president of Cypress Media Group, an advertising, public relations, and training firm. He has extensive experience advising government officials, political candidates, public officials, and corporate executives.

Whatley teaches the practical, real-world skills that he has acquired and refined over three decades as an advertising and public relations practitioner. His presentation and media relations skills were honed as a lobbyist and political consultant on over 50 campaigns in five states. He has written two books, two syndicated newspaper columns, and many magazine and Internet articles. He has also hosted his own television and radio program and appeared often as a TV and radio program guest, including a CNN appearedance. Whatley has also produced TV and radio ads.

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For groups of 3 or more participants

Cypress Media Group presents this seminar as an on-site offering at your work location or at an off-site location of your choice. We can customize this training program to suit your precise training needs.

For economic reasons, this seminar is only offered to groups of roughly three or more people with the same training needs. If you have a group with similar training needs, please call us at 770-640-9918 or E-mail to discuss your interest.

For fewer than 3 participants

We do not offer this course as an open enrollment public offering for individuals. If you have fewer than three participants who are interested in this course, the cost will be the same as for a larger group.

Please call us at 770-640-9918 or E-mail to discuss your interest.

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