Briefing and Responding to APS Decision Makers (Virtual)


<h2 id="course-description">Course Description</h2> <hr /> <h5 id="suitable-for-aps-5-el-2">Suitable for: APS 5 - EL 2</h5> <h6 id="delivery-of-online-facilitated-sessions-use-a-virtual-classroom-tool-e.g.zoom-adobe-connect-webex-or-pexip.agencies-have-access-to-different-virtual-classroom-tools.prior-to-enrolling-on-a-course-it-is-suggested-that-you-check-if-you-have-any-restrictions-using-the-tools.if-you-would-like-to-complete-the-course-but-cannot-access-the-virtual-classroom-tool-on-your-work-device-or-network-we-recommend-you-use-a-personal-device-such-as-a-laptop-or-computer-with-a-strong-network-to-support-you-at-home-or-other-offsite-location.for-more-information-please-refer-to-our-terms-and-conditions">Delivery of online-facilitated sessions use a virtual classroom tool (e.g. Zoom, Adobe Connect, WebEx or Pexip). Agencies have access to different virtual classroom tools. Prior to enrolling on a course, it is suggested that you check if you have any restrictions using the tools. If you would like to complete the course, but cannot access the virtual classroom tool on your work device or network, we recommend you use a personal device such as a laptop or computer with a strong network to support you at home or other offsite location. For more information, please refer to our terms and conditions.</h6> <hr /> <h4 id="overview">Overview</h4> <p>This program takes an in-depth look at decision-making and covers the skills required to design, develop and deliver a briefing. Understand the development and role of question time briefs, ministerial talking points for media engagements, ministerial advisor briefings, hot issues briefings, ministerial submissions and second reading speeches. Experience 'real-life' briefing scenarios that simulate the high-pressure and stakes of a government briefing. Learn effective briefing techniques and workshop approaches that build relationships with senior APS decision-makers, ministers and advisers.</p> <h4 id="participant-benefits">Participant benefits</h4> <ul> <li>Learn the needs of APS decision-makers, ministers and advisers and how to manage those relationships.</li> <li>Recognise and present crucial information.</li> <li>Create quality and timely briefs in the workplace.</li> </ul> <h4 id="inclusions">Inclusions</h4> <p>Phase 1 – Self-directed readings and activities (approx. 1.5 hours) Phase 2 Stage 1: Virtual interactive session (see 'session details' in the below schedule for specific dates and start/finish times) Stage 2: Self-directed readings and activities (approx. 1.5 hour) Stage 3: Virtual interactive session (see 'session details' in the below schedule for specific dates and start/finish times) Stage 4: Self-directed readings and activities (approx. 1.5 hour) Stage 5: Virtual interactive session (see 'session details' in the below schedule for specific dates and start/finish times) Phase 3 – Self-directed activities to apply in the workplace</p> <hr /> <h5 id="this-program-aligns-with-the-working-in-government-craft-at-the-practitioner-level">This program aligns with the Working in Government Craft at the Practitioner level</h5> <p>Working in Government is a willingness to serve and the ability to apply a deep understanding of the context in which the APS operates. To find out more about the Working in Government Craft visit the <a href="https://www.apsacademy.gov.au/" target="_blank">APS Academy Website</a></p>

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